NetCentric Technologies - CommonLook Section 508 for the Web

By: Kidsplay Canada  09-12-2011
Keywords: Compliance Management, Diagnostic Tool

Section 508 of the US Rehabilitation Act requires U.S. Federal agencies to make their electronic and information technology accessible to people with disabilities. Many state governments, municipal governments and corporations have adapted Section 508 as the baseline for accessibility standards. CommonLook™ Section 508 Edition is the ideal diagnostic tool to assist Government agencies and corporations in their Section 508 compliance work.

CommonLook is an enterprise compliance management tool allowing Government agencies to manage the compliance data for their entire enterprise. High-Level reports allow managers to view the level of enterprise compliance, broken down by Website.

Using CommonLook, organizations are able to significantly reduce the time spent on checking their Websites for S508 compliance and other key quality and performance requirements, such as broken links, local links, objectionable language and slow-loading pages.

Features and Benefits

  • Comprehensive Standards Verification: Applies all Section 508 standards and identifies all instances of website non-compliance, providing a comprehensive and accurate solution;
  • Enterprise Compliance Management Tool: Manages the progressive test-and-correction cycle of multiple developers and testers, in a multi-website environment, providing a full enterprise solution;
  • Compliance Reporting: Provides detailed and summary test results information at the page, website and enterprise levels, providing a complete management solution;
  • Test Automation: Automates the test of individual standards where possible and provides assistance where a decision needs to be made by the user;
  • Incremental Verification: Verifies web pages if they have changed or if they weren't tested for a specific checkpoint;
  • Developer Interface: Helps developers fix the compliance issues by providing detailed comprehensive information on the cause of the problems;
  • Quality and Performance Testing: Additional tests help ensure that key quality and performance requirements, such as broken links, local links, forms, objectionable language and slow-loading pages are verified; and

Supported Platforms

Client: Windows 7, Vista or XP.
Server: Any platform.
Database: MS SQL Server.

Keywords: Compliance Management, Diagnostic Tool

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