The lifecycle of intranet content

Web content is time relevant. A promotion that lasts for October has no purpose being published in January. A policy that takes effect for the year of 2019 shouldn’t be visible for the year of 2020, otherwise you risk misleading your users.Content therefore has a lifecycle from the original creation, to it being live, and … Continue reading The lifecycle of intranet content

The success of Invotra’s enABLE lab at Digital Government 2019

Last week Invotra sponsored and exhibited at Digital Government 2019. A unique feature of our stand was that we had our enABLE accessibility lab, which offered attendees of the event an opportunity to better understand the experience of being an accessible user. To have a better understanding of accessibility, the person must understand the reasons … Continue reading The success of Invotra’s enABLE lab at Digital Government 2019

ARIA and the Intranet

Here at Invotra, accessibility is a huge part of what we do, and as such, we use the popular ARIA library to interface with all accessibility and screen reader technologies. WAI-ARIA stands for “Web Accessibility Initiative –  Accessible Rich Internet Applications” and it helps provide information into the accessibility tree, being especially useful in situations … Continue reading ARIA and the Intranet

How to make your content accessible by Andrew Doyle, Accessibility Product Manager

  Accessibility is about creating something with everyone in mind so that everyone is included (which is coined inclusive design). So, who exactly is everyone? This could be people with: Permanent disabilities: sight, hearing, cognitive or physical Temporary impairment: broken hand or an ear infection Situational impairments: sun glare or holding some coffee Older browsers, either by … Continue reading How to make your content accessible by Andrew Doyle, Accessibility Product Manager

How to improve the accessibility of your intranet and portal

A crucial part of designing any online platform is to keep your users in mind. You can have the best product or service, but if your employees, stakeholders and/or external associates have an unsatisfactory experience when trying to use your intranet or extranet, things need to change, and quickly. Remind yourself of the obvious questions … Continue reading How to improve the accessibility of your intranet and portal