Nicola Thompson

US accessibility: is your site really ADA compliant?

Earlier this month, news that Charles Schwab had settled an accessibility claim under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) hit the headlines. Interestingly, the claim was made by a long-term client of the company who found that she was no longer able to navigate their site using assistive technology. While you’d think that a prominent …

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Simon Lande

Sharing and caring: glimpsing the future at J. Boye 2012

Last week, I was at the J. Boye web and intranet conference in Philadelphia. The three-day conference featured 50 speakers delivering talks and tutorials in eight different topic tracks. I had the privilege of speaking at the conference on the topic of “Going Mobile – How mobile-ready are corporate websites?” and competing in the American …

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ActiveStandards news

Magus retains Web Idol title

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Magus has once again been crowned Web Idol at the J. Boye Conference in Philadelphia — the premier conference for web and internet managers. Our CEO Simon Lande beat off stiff competition from the likes of Bridgeline Digital, IGLOO Software, Kentico and Onion.net to win the 2012 audience vote and seize the trophy. The fast-paced …

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Simon Lande

How Web Standards Help Create a Great Mobile Experience

As our recent study with Investis showed, only 20% of the UK’s largest companies currently have mobile websites, primarily due to the complexities, challenges and costs of designing an effective user experience for this medium. A particular challenge is the fact that best practice standards for traditional (desktop) websites are not all directly applicable to …

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Nicola Thompson

ActiveStandards Spring 12 Release: What’s new?

Our Spring ’12 release of ActiveStandards is something of a milestone. We’ve undertaken a significant overhaul of the user interface – and as Friday’s post revealed, we’ve also updated the application’s back-end. So why exactly have we made these changes, and, more importantly, how do they benefit our clients? Wired for workflow Most of the …

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