The Equitable AI Playbook is a blueprint that can help your organization foster inclusion as you procure, develop or implement artificial intelligence (AI) technologies in your workplace. Organizations are increasingly using AI to screen job candidates, streamline the application process, monitor employee actions, and provide employee training. However, AI technologies can often be unintentionally biased and produce unfair outcomes for different protected classes. This can increase the risk of bias and discrimination against job candidates and employees.
In 2020, the Leadership Conference on Civil & Human Rights and other advocacy groups released Civil Rights Principles for Hiring Assessment Technologies. The Center for Democracy and Technology summarized these principles, with emphasis on the elevated risks based on disability, in the report Algorithm-driven Hiring Tools: Innovative Recruitment or Expedited Disability Discrimination? They recommend the [...]
AI reflects the implicit biases of the people that design it. Models learning from biased training data may perpetuate historical bias against marginalized groups, such as people whose gender is non-binary, people of color, people with disabilities, or other minorities. Further, training data typically underrepresents marginalized groups. Because these groups include people with disabilities, mitigating [...]
What makes a remote meeting platform accessible to people with disabilities? When evaluating options, you’ll want to consider these 4 elements to make sure your platform is accessible. […]
Justin Herman, Global Head of Public Sector for Twilio, discusses the critical role emerging technologies play in making the workplace inclusive and accessible. […]
Future of Work Podcast, Episode 31. Hadi Rangin, Information Technology Accessibility Specialist for Accessible Technology Services (ATS) at the University of Washington, discusses the importance of accessibility testing in the technology procurement process. 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 are impacting people with disabilities. [...]
Several accessibility experts weigh in on the importance of accessible technology.
An online resource that helps employers and their purchasing staff build accessibility and usability into their procurement processes.
Future of Work Podcast, Episode 26. Josh Christianson, Co-Director of PEAT, the Partnership on Employment and Accessible Technology, discusses how employers can make the virtual workplace 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 technology trends are impacting people with disabilities. […]
With telework comes the importance of ensuring that your meeting platforms support full accessibility for people with disabilities. Luckily, the process for selecting an accessible meeting platform matches the process for choosing any other technology. […]