Procurement

Spotlighting Accessibility in the New NIST AI Risk Management Framework

Overview In January 2023, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) published the highly anticipated Artificial Intelligence Risk Management Framework (AI RMF 1.0) and companion NIST AI RMF Playbook. Together, these resources establish voluntary national standards to address risks in the development and use of AI products and services. Some of these risks relate to the use [...]

2024-01-10T14:45:23+00:00Published: March 16th, 2023|Tags: , , |

Procurement

Procurement Learn how procurement teams can evaluate technologies to ensure the tools they acquire are inclusive. Featured Resources Buy IT!—Your Guide for Purchasing Accessible Technology Buy IT! is an online resource that helps employers and their purchasing staff build [...]

2023-12-07T14:17:09+00:00Published: February 2nd, 2023|Tags: , |

Elements of Procuring & Tailoring AI Systems to Reduce Bias

Graphic description A circular graphic that shows the Elements of Procuring & Tailoring AI Systems to Reduce Bias. The graphic is meant to help company leadership understand the most inclusive ways to procure and tailor AI recruiting and hiring systems to reduce potential bias. The center of the circle reads ‘Elements of Procuring & [...]

2023-04-21T16:40:25+00:00Published: October 25th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

CTOs & IT Managers

Job Resources CTOs & IT Managers Are you a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) or Information Technology (IT) Manager looking for ways to make the technology you procure and use more accessible? Below are a few of PEAT’s most popular resources that will help. Procure Accessible Technology Learn [...]

2023-12-07T14:27:29+00:00Published: April 25th, 2022|Tags: , , |

Questions to Ask Hardware & Software Vendors

Know What to Ask You should involve your organization’s procurement team before you bring any new XR hardware or software into your workplace. For example, if you want to buy a head-mounted display (HMD) with an embedded operating system, you should work with procurement to make sure this new technology is accessible. Ensuring the accessibility [...]

2023-12-07T14:30:12+00:00Published: January 25th, 2022|Tags: , , |

Ways to Boost Inclusion in Your Workplace

Inclusion Starts with You There are many ways that you can boost inclusion in your workplace. From ensuring that the technologies you use are accessible to participating in community initiatives, you can make an impact. Below are ideas and resources to help you create and maintain an inclusive work environment. Commit [...]

Section 4: Learn How to Procure & Use Accessible XR Technologies in Your Workplace

Immersive Workplace Technologies Should Be Accessible When a new technology is developed, accessibility is often not considered until after it launches and is in use. XR technologies are no exception. Some XR technologies use hardware and software that may not be fully accessible for people with disabilities. If these inaccessible technologies are brought into your [...]

2023-03-30T17:07:59+00:00Published: January 18th, 2022|Tags: , , |