About jimtobias

Jim Tobias has more than 35 years of experience in accessible and usable technology in both public and private sectors. His work has focused on how technologies are designed and used for seniors and people with disabilities in employment, education, and civic participation. Currently, Tobias heads Inclusive Technologies, a technology analysis consulting firm specializing in accessible information and communication technologies. Tobias also works with PEAT, the Global Public Inclusive Infrastructure project, and Raising the Floor, an international consortium on advanced usability.

How to Know When It’s Time for a TechCheck

If you're an employer about to take a leap into an accessible workplace technology effort, you might be wondering where to begin. It's a question I'm often asked by people who understand the "why" behind accessibility, but who are daunted by the "how." But getting started is actually pretty simple. It's all about assessment—taking stock of [...]

2024-01-24T17:10:04+00:00Published: February 15th, 2015|

“Bring Your Own Device” and Accessibility

BYOD stands for "Bring Your Own Device," and it's an increasingly popular policy and practice in many of today's workplaces. BYOD offers some accessibility advantages for both employers and technology users—but there are also some unique challenges. […]

2020-07-03T21:02:10+00:00Published: April 17th, 2014|