Wednesday 3rd October, 2012
3:30pm to 4:10pm
Accessibility ensures that products and their documentation provide inclusive access to customers, regardless of their particular abilities. One dimension which frequently shuts out wide ranges of customers are national borders and the languages and conventions they denote. Internationalization is an accessibility issue in user interfaces and documentation. In several ways, it affects whether you can reach your customers.
Language can be:
Examples and forms can be:
This panel discussion of experienced international tech writers discusses these issues and more with examples and suggestions how to make technical communications more inclusive and hence more successful internationally.
Me? I rewrite stuff to make it easy to understand, and redesign stuff to make it easy to use (bills, forms, letters, instructions - things like that) bio from Twitter
Geeky, nerdy, webgrrl, technical communicator (a11y, UX, CS) - mostly just me - and occasionally in Danish. bio from Twitter
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