Staffing for Equitable AI: Roles & Responsibilities

Start with a Model The Equitable AI Playbook encourages organizations to consider a hub-and-spoke model for their Equitable AI initiative. In a Hub-and-spoke model, a central group (“Hub”) is led by C-Level and establishes standards, processes, and policies.  “Spokes” are business unit or function teams that oversee execution of the policies and processes by implementation [...]

2022-03-09T16:10:10+00:00Published: September 8th, 2021|Tags: , , |

Developing Staff Trainings for Equitable AI

Staff training is an essential component of your Equitable AI professional development program. Like other elements of staff training on disability inclusion, putting these structures in place helps ensure all employees understand their organization’s vision, policies, initiative structure, and resources for implementing equitable AI. Developing a successful culture of inclusion requires that everyone an organization [...]

2022-03-09T16:09:02+00:00Published: July 8th, 2021|Tags: , |

Podcast: Creating Authentic & Inclusive Experiences for Your Workforce

Future of Work Podcast, Episode 19. In celebration of the ADA, Frances West joined PEAT to discuss how companies can use inclusion in their business to drive disruptive innovation. Frances formerly served as IBM’s first Chief Accessibility Officer and is the founder of FrancesWestCo. This podcast is developed in partnership with as part of PEAT’s Future of Work series, [...]

2021-11-22T18:03:48+00:00Published: July 24th, 2019|Tags: , |

Accessible Technology: Setting Goals and Monitoring Progress

This article was contributed by Jeff Kline, the author of Strategic IT Accessibility: Enabling the Organization.  Kline is the current Statewide Electronic and Information Resources (EIR) Accessibility Coordinator at the Texas Department of Information Resources and previous EIR Accessibility Coordinator at the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. Before entering public service, he spent 26 [...]

2022-03-08T15:03:21+00:00Published: June 24th, 2015|Tags: |