Design without Empathy

Empathy, we are told, is the key to creating accessible products. Many of us as advocates have relied on appeals to emotion to advance accessible practices. But what happens when it doesn’t work? And what happens when “good people” do the wrong things in the name of empathy?

Accessibility and improved User Experience for all

At Accessibility Scotland 2018 Curt Holst talked about how traditionally accessibility is considered a component of usability focusing on people with disabilities but is often not seen as a powerful opportunity to innovate.

Building upon the work of The Paciello Group and Microsoft, Curt talks about how Barclays uses Inclusive Design to support its aim of becoming the most inclusive bank in the world.