Jens Oliver Meiert

Thoughts on an Accessibility “Get Well” Plan

Post from June 29, 2022 (↻ November 23, 2022), filed under (feed).

Have you wondered how to anchor accessibility in an engineering team, one that isn’t yet producing accessible sites or apps?

The other week, I met with another LivePerson engineering lead on these questions, and later sat down to document options to start with. Here they are, for further refinement and discussion.

Hiring and Staffing

Training

Short-term (goal: increase exposure to accessibility topics, plant concepts):

Mid-term:

Long-term:

Tooling

Short-term:

Mid-term:

Processes and Communication

❧ What would you add? Share your accessibility “get well” plans!

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About Me

Jens Oliver Meiert, on September 30, 2021.

I’m Jens, and I’m an engineering lead—currently manager for Developer Experience at LivePerson—and author. I’ve worked as a technical lead for Google, I’m close to W3C and WHATWG, and I write and review books for O’Reilly. I love trying things, sometimes including philosophy, art, and adventure. Here on meiert.com I share some of my views and experiences.

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