How business FOMO is the enemy of good accessibility

Fear Of Missing Out is very present in the business world, not just personal social media. And it is very bad for PwDs and accessibility

FOMO-Fear Of Missing Out w/ social media icons, hashtags, response buggles and a woman on a cell phone wading her way thru it
FOMO-Fear Of Missing Out w/ social media icons, hashtags, response buggles and a woman on a cell phone wading her way thru it

Lack of structured design processes

Scope Creep

Compressed QA

Premature releases

There is never time to do it right, but there is always time to do it over — Jack Bergman

Ignoring integrated services

Curb cut painted with blue wheelchair symbol that ends at a vertical wall
Curb cut painted with blue wheelchair symbol that ends at a vertical wall
From New Mobility magazine, https://www.newmobility.com/2014/01/7-screwy-curbcuts-wont-help/

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Blogger, disability advocate, nerd. Bringing the fire on ableism. A11y Architect @ VMware. Wheelchair user w/ a deaf daughter. CS, Law, and Business background

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