Podcast: How to Find and Select Accessible Workplace Technology

Future of Work Podcast, Episode 23. Gregg Vanderheiden, Executive Director of the Trace R&D Center at the University of Maryland and Co-Director of Raising the Floor, discusses how employers can find and select accessible workplace technology. Gregg also introduces us to Morphic, an innovative operating system extension that makes assistive technologies and settings show up on [...]

2020-07-12T18:18:18+00:00March 30th, 2020|Tags: , |

Podcast: How Employers Can Create Jobs for People with Disabilities

Future of Work Podcast, Episode 22. Reyma McDeid, Executive Director of the Central Iowa Center for Independent Living (CICIL), discusses how employers can address their business needs and meet those needs by hiring a diverse workforce, including people with disabilities. This podcast is developed in partnership with Workology.com as part of PEAT’s Future of Work series, which works to start [...]

2020-07-12T18:18:18+00:00March 19th, 2020|Tags: , |

Podcast: How XR is Changing Workplace Training and Accessibility

Future of Work Podcast, Episode 21. Joel Ward, Technology Strategist and AR Product Manager for Booz Allen Hamilton, discusses the current and future impact of XR on workplace training and how the XR Access initiative is working to make virtual, mixed, and augmented realities accessible. This podcast is developed in partnership with Workology.com as part of PEAT’s Future of Work series, which [...]

2020-07-12T18:18:18+00:00March 4th, 2020|Tags: , |

Podcast: Making Workplace Technology Accessible

Future of Work Podcast, Episode 20. Technology educator Chancey Fleet discusses where the future of assistive technology going and what HR workplace leaders need to do to make their workplaces and businesses more inclusive and accessible. This podcast is developed in partnership with Workology.com as part of PEAT’s Future of Work series, which works to start conversations around how emerging workplace [...]

2020-07-12T18:18:18+00:00February 20th, 2020|Tags: , |

MAVRIC Conference Spotlights XR’s Potential

X-Reality (XR) is an emerging technology that has frequently come across PEAT’s radar this year. XR, an umbrella term, comprises virtual, augmented, immersive, and mixed reality technologies that can critically shape how we perform activities in workplaces and other life settings. Thinking about the potential impact of XR, consider how it will afford greater opportunities for [...]

2020-10-07T18:37:09+00:00October 6th, 2019|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 Workology.com as part of PEAT’s Future of Work series, [...]

2020-07-12T18:18:18+00:00July 24th, 2019|Tags: , |

Podcast: Making Artificial Intelligence Inclusive for Hiring and HR

Future of Work Podcast, Episode 18. Dan Nichols discusses how Candidit is using artificial intelligence to built a hiring platform based around inclusive talent competencies to reduce bias and better match employers to candidates with the specific skills they need. This podcast is developed in partnership with Workology.com as part of PEAT’s Future of Work series, which works to start [...]

2020-07-12T18:18:18+00:00July 12th, 2019|Tags: , |

Podcast: Data Visualization Accessibility for Employees, Teams, & Leaders

Future of Work Podcast, Episode 17. Doug Schepers of Fizz Studio discusses sonification and other innovative methods of making charts, graphs, and maps more interactive and accessible to all users, including people with disabilities. This podcast is developed in partnership with Workology.com as part of PEAT’s Future of Work series, which works to start conversations around how emerging workplace technology trends [...]

2020-07-12T18:18:19+00:00June 21st, 2019|Tags: , |

Podcast: Employment Success for People with Disabilities

Future of Work Podcast, Episode 16. Jim Fruchterman discusses Benetech’s research on expanding employment success for people with disabilities, and how inclusive hiring and accessible technology intersect with Silicon Valley’s push to drive innovation. This podcast is developed in partnership with Workology.com as part of PEAT’s Future of Work series, which works to start conversations around how emerging workplace technology trends [...]

2020-07-12T18:18:19+00:00June 6th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Partnership on Employment and Accessible Technology (PEAT) Five-Year Impact Report

In FY 2013, the Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) launched the Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT). Through FY 2018, PEAT has served as the leading national resource to promote policy action and collaboration to increase the development and adoption of accessible workplace technology. […]

2021-07-13T17:41:31+00:00May 29th, 2019|Tags: |