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Join SSB BART Group at CSUN 2017!

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Are you heading to San Diego for CSUN? Want to hear about all the great things that SSB BART Group is doing? Or how you can become a member of our dynamic team of accessibility experts? As always, SSB has a full slate of presentations and events on tap for CSUN this year outlined below. And new this year, we’ll be featuring an adaptable gaming table in the SSB Suite – come explore new worlds and defeat the deadliest of opponents while using the latest adaptive gaming controllers! Want to learn why SSB is such a great place to work? Working at SSB allows you to give back to society AND… Read More

SSB’s Sam Joehl Appointed Co-Chair of FCC’s Disability Advisory Committee

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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released a Public Notice this week announcing the membership of the Disability Advisory Committee (DAC) for the 2017-2019 term. We’re excited to announce that SSB BART Group’s own Sam Joehl will serve as co-chair of the committee, along with Lise Hamlin of Hearing Loss Association of America. Sam was first appointed to the DAC when it was formed in 2015. The DAC provides advice and recommendations on a wide array of disability matters and facilitates the participation of people with disabilities in proceedings before the FCC. The DAC is organized and operated in accordance with… Read More

Click here for great job opportunities!

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Are you interested in working for a company that provides you a chance to grow professionally, give back to society and make money doing it?  SSB BART Group may be the right fit for you! SSB helps companies design and enhance their digital systems – including web sites, web applications, software, hardware, and services – so they are usable by people with disabilities. In the same way that buildings must conform to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) modern web sites, applications and mobile systems must be accessible to people with disabilities or face legal liability. SSB enables organizations to address these… Read More

SSB BART Group Acquires Evaluera Ltd

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Expanding SSB BART Group’s Reach to the United Kingdom and EU Vienna, Virginia – [October 17, 2016] – SSB BART Group (SSB), the leader in digital accessibility in the United States announces the acquisition of Evaluera Ltd, a UK-based digital accessibility company. SSB brings 20 years of experience in the digital accessibility space in the U.S. with a robust client roster that includes government agencies and higher education, as well as some of the world’s best-known brands in banking, telecommunications, healthcare, software and retail. SSB’s Accessibility Management Platform (AMP) is a cloud-based, scalable SaaS that allows companies to manage accessibility across the… Read More

SSB’s Sam Joehl Appointed to FCC’s Disability Advisory Committee

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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released a Public Notice this week announcing the membership of its new Disability Advisory Committee (DAC) .  We’re excited to announce that SSB’s own Sam Joehl was appointed to the committee, which will provide advice and recommendations on a wide array of disability matters  and facilitate the participation of people with disabilities in proceedings before the FCC.  The DAC is being organized under, and operated in accordance with, the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The FCC received over 120 applications, from which they selected a well-balanced membership with a diverse and balanced mix of viewpoints… Read More

Career Opportunities with SSB BART Group

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Interested in working for a company that provides you a chance to grow professionally, give back to society and make money doing it? If so, SSB BART Group  may be the right company for you. SSB helps companies design and enhance their digital systems – including web sites, web applications, software, hardware, and services – so they are usable by people with disabilities. In the same way that buildings must conform to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) modern web sites, applications and mobile systems must be accessible to people with disabilities or face legal liability. SSB enables organizations to… Read More

SSB BART Group CEO Recognized by White House

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On Tuesday, October 14th, one of SSB’s own, Tim Springer will be honored by the White House as a Disability Employment Champion of Change. The White House Champions of Change program recognizes every day Americans who are making positive changes in their communities, and this event will honor those doing extraordinary work to make workplaces more accessible and create employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. From the very early days of SSB BART Group Tim understood the value of hiring technologists with disabilities. Uniquely qualified to identify and develop working solutions to digital accessibility challenges, these creative, knowledgeable and dynamic professionals have… Read More

Compliance Monitor – Comprehensive Reporting

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In my last two posts I covered the launch of Compliance Monitor, SSB’s new turnkey monitoring solution for full regulatory compliance with digital accessibility laws, as well as the testing methodology utilized by Compliance Monitor to ensure complete regulatory coverage.  In this post I’ll highlight a few of the custom reports available to Compliance Monitor users. Successful accessibility initiatives demand comprehensive reports that are tailored to specific roles within an organization – from sponsoring executive to implementing developer. Compliance Monitor provides detailed reports across a number of parameters, including percentages of compliance with standards, best practices for addressing all identified… Read More

Compliance Monitor – Complete Regulatory Coverage

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Last week I posted about the launch of Compliance Monitor, SSB’s new turnkey monitoring solution for full regulatory compliance with digital accessibility laws, regulations and standards.  In this post I’ll get into a little more detail about the Compliance Monitor testing methodology. When it comes to digital accessibility compliance, automated testing only solves a small piece of the puzzle. For full regulatory compliance coverage, manual code-level validation and functional use case testing are also required. This includes ensuring the system can, in practice, be effectively used by individuals with disabilities. Without this full scope of testing, regulatory or legal conformance… Read More

Ai Squared “AMPs” Up Digital Accessibility via SSB BART Group

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MANCHESTER, Vt., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Ai Squared, makers of ZoomText, the world’s number one screen magnifier and screen reader for the visually impaired, continues its drive to help more Americans with disabilities by adopting SSB BART Group’s (SSB) Accessibility Management Platform (AMP) for use within the company’s Accessibility Services Division. AMP is a web-based platform that provides the infrastructure to facilitate all aspects of accessibility compliance. Ai Squared plans to use AMP’s rich feature set to deliver high-quality and cost-effective solutions for organizations of all sizes that are striving to make their websites and digital content accessible to… Read More

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