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Learn how to create a strong business case for procuring and implementing accessible workplace technologies.

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Once developed, a solid, comprehensive business case can serve as an important tool in justifying your company’s accessibility initiative and communicating about it, both internally and externally.

Adopting Equitable AI Principles can make your organization a better and more inclusive place to work. It’s a strategic opportunity for an employer to be seen as a leader and innovator in its field.

Some employers report using surveillance tools because they fear that remote work lowers productivity. However, research consistently shows the opposite is true.

If you are aware of artificial intelligence (AI), you may have heard about the potential for bias and discrimination when AI is used for decision-making. In the workplace, these risks are often a result of the failure of those who design, procure, and implement AI tools to consider AI fairness and ethics.

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Business Case

Learn how to create a strong business case for procuring and implementing accessible workplace technologies.

Surveillance and Remote Work

Some employers report using surveillance tools because they fear that remote work lowers productivity. However, research consistently shows the opposite is true. The International Workplace Group found that 85% of businesses reported that offering remote options made their businesses more productive—with 67% estimating that it improved productivity by at least one-fifth.

Inclusive XR Brief

This brief overview is designed to help leadership understand the value of inclusive extended reality (XR) technologies in the workplace.

Example 3: Navigating Physical Spaces

Employees responsible for employee safety and in-person and remote workplace facilities might implement AI navigation tools to help employees with disabilities navigate physical spaces. Such AI navigation tools can help employees understand their location and immediate surroundings while navigating safely using features such as computer vision and audio [...]

Example 8: Digital Assistants

Help employees perform work alongside digital assistance AI digital assistants can help all employees—including those who have disclosed or undisclosed disabilities—find resources, complete documents, get support and provide translation services for multilingual workforces. Such AI digital assistants can utilize a variety of user interfaces ranging from chatbots, interactive [...]

Example 7: Work Optimization

Help neurodivergent employees optimize their contributions Employees who are neurodivergent could use AI work optimization tools to help them organize schedules and work activities, take notes during meetings, complete tasks using lists, and collaborate with co-workers. These tools can also benefit employees who have cognitive disabilities. Such AI [...]

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