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Re: Regrets

From: Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 23 Feb 2001 10:49:14 -0500
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To: "Mark D. Urban, MCP" <mark.urban@ncmail.net>, "EOWG" <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>
Thanks, Mark, these are helpful.


At 09:33 AM 2/23/01 -0500, Mark D. Urban, MCP wrote:
>All - got one of those CALLS YOU CANT IGNORE.
>apologies - I very much wanted to be part of this discussion.
>I feel the questions that should be asked should be a single "wake up"
>document for all business cases.
>some questions that I am putting in my paper on implementation are:
>An Assessment should, at least, involve answers to the following questions:
>Do you, as a senior policy maker, understand what accessibility is, and what
>it means?
>Do you know what departments and personnel within your organization are
>responsible for ADA and 508 compliance?  (ADA/TECh act organization)
>Do your IT managers (Department heads/MIS directors/Webmasters) understand
>Electronic & Information Technology issues?
>Have you adopted an architecture and web design standard for accessibility
>(W3c/WAI, Sec. 508, etc.)
>1.	Did you include all organizational stakeholders in their development?
>2.	Do you have training and technical support available for those who do not
>understand the practical implementation of that standard?
>3.	Is the standard applied throughout your organization?
>4.	Do you have a phased, cost-effective approach to limit undue burden?
>Do your ecommerce/egovernment sites have a consistant, accessible interface?
>Do Your customers have alternatives to ecommerce/egovernment services?
>How will you evaluate your progress towards accessibility? (checklists,
>assessment tools, etc.)
>Are your electronic documents and databases accessible? (public and
>-Mark D. Urban, MCP
>NC/IRM Accessibility Architect
>Vice-chair, National Committee on Information Technology Standards
>V2 (IT Accommodations)
>mark.urban@ncmail.net  919-395-8513
>-----Original Message-----
>From: w3c-wai-eo-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-eo-request@w3.org]On
>Behalf Of Judy Brewer
>Sent: Thursday, February 22, 2001 4:39 PM
>Subject: EOWG: Agenda 23 February 2001
>Reminder, meeting Friday 23 February 2001
>	Time: US Eastern 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
>	Phone: +1 617 252-7000
>* Please note registration page is available for face-to-face at CSUN 2001
>	http://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/2001/03/agenda
>1. Outreach updates
>2. More work on business case
>	http://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/Drafts/bcase/
>	http://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/Drafts/bcase/changelog
>- Judy
>Judy Brewer    jbrewer@w3.org    +1.617.258.9741    http://www.w3.org/WAI
>Director, Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) International Program Office
>World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
>MIT/LCS Room NE43-355, 200 Technology Square, Cambridge, MA,  02139,  USA
Judy Brewer    jbrewer@w3.org    +1.617.258.9741    http://www.w3.org/WAI
Director, Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) International Program Office
World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
MIT/LCS Room NE43-355, 200 Technology Square, Cambridge, MA,  02139,  USA
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