Eliminating barriers: Sharing lessons learned from Microsoft’s journey towards accessibility


Hey, everyone I found another link from Microsoft on LinkedIn. Please check this link as well. “Empowering every person…” means every person and that includes Microsoft employees and customers who have or are impacted by a disability. My team is on the journey to bring this meaningful mission to life and as excited and willing as we were to get started, we were also a bit anxious (to say the least) at the considerable challenge we knew was ahead of us.
As a global organization, Microsoft has several thousand applications and sites—very few of which were considered accessible at the time the Microsoft Core Services Engineering (CSE, formerly Microsoft IT) accessibility program was launched.


Beverly Carey, director of the accessibility program in Core Services Engineering, tells the story of how Microsoft is becoming more inclusive through accessibility.

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