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Policies and Governance

Organizational structure, accessibility policies, life cycle processes, and other examples to build Section 508 programs.

Top Ten CIO Strategies

Use these elements essential to developing or improving your agency accessibility program.

Section 508 Leadership Core Competencies

The Section 508 Program Manager is a unique role that leads and coordinates all Section 508 activities in your agency. Use these Core Competencies as an initial framework for determining qualifications, roles and responsibilities, and expectations for the Section 508 Program Manager role.

Performance Metrics and Measures

In today’s performance-focused environment, agency executives require performance metrics to monitor progress against agency goals and evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of business processes.

Agency-wide Accessibility Policy

Successful accessibility programs start with a good agency policy to identify roles, authorities, responsibilities, and how the many stakeholders will cooperate and interact within the agency.

Internet Accessibility Policy

Benefit from a formal Section 508 Internet policy whose components include roles, responsibilities, technical requirements, and resources available to stakeholders.

Directives Review Process

Some agencies have a formalized process for developing and approving IT policy. This article describes the importance and advantages of including a Section 508 representative in these processes.