Karl Groves

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Category Archives: Agile Accessibility

Web Accessibility Testing: Do Automatic Testing First

Ask any ten accessibility people how they test for accessibility and you’re bound to get a different answer from each one . Some people test with JAWS or other assistive technologies and, if they can use the site, they “pass” it. Some people subject the site to a series of ad hoc tests for things […]

How Expensive is Web Accessibility?

Nothing. Done.Wouldn’t it be nice if we could just say accessibility costs nothing? In fact, that’s what some people (including myself) have said. As far as I’m concerned, that’s exactly what it costs when I make websites because I’ve been doing it so long that developing accessibly is just how things get done. But that’s […]

It is time to let go of the waterfall model of accessibility

Today, Henny Swan posted a blog entry titled Accessibility for Project Managers. Henny’s article is a pretty complete overview which discusses all of the steps in the SDLC in which accessibility should be considered. The article mirrors, in many ways, the information I discuss in a training course I’ve created on the topic and also […]

Agile & Accessibility

Agile software development is a group of software development methodologies based on iterative and incremental development, where requirements and solutions evolve through collaboration between self-organizing, cross-functional teams. It promotes adaptive planning, evolutionary development and delivery; time boxed iterative approach and encourages rapid and flexible response to change. It is a conceptual framework that promotes foreseen […]