The 'live' badge signals a commitment to improving compliance. A click on the (insert i-icon) and status information is provided.
The badge displays compliance progression through its five star rating system. Much like fine dining, the more stars the better. Along with earning stars you’ll be demonstrating reasonable adjustments to back up your ongoing accessibility commitment.
The badge is easy to implement and needs no maintenance. It is 100% automatic and updated remotely by the AAAtraq system. For content owners, a simple password is required to access reports and details of your compliance journey.
The visibility of the badge is up to you. There are three options.
Display the badge on the first visited page for all visitors.
Display the badge on your accessibility page.
AAAtraq becomes your accessibility page
Two foundations - understanding where you are at with your site, and the supplier management process. Mostly automated, some quick wins and you are already demonstrating you are on the compliance journey.
1. Confirm your digital service supplier(s) details. They are automatically sent a compliance notice, ensuring they understand importance of accessibility and going forward they are not leaving you exposed.
2. Using ‘SMARTview’ (included with your subscription – ready to go in less that 40 seconds), visit 10 pages of your own site and it will show you where accessibility improvements can be made. Quick wins even on day one.
3. Using SMARTview, check your home and most visited page. Ahead of moving to second star, ensure these pages meet priorities and exceed 75% AA needs.
SMARTview is unlimited and by engaging staff (we keep very secure & no sharing) the service educates and makes it easy to find compliance issues and make improvements. Engaging, efficient online video tutorials are offered to get staff up to speed and taking action.
Add digital team members and they can expect to receive one, three minute video per week over a three week time period. The videos will provide information accessibility issues and ways to prioritize tasks.
We complete the initial audit with the results send results sent automatically. Take steps to improve technical and content priorities and the next star is yours.
Finally add ‘key’ pages to the service (we guide you through this, just paste in the links) to ensure a watchful eye is diligently monitoring them.
Now we are moving, a month in and heading for 3rd star.
Match team members with ‘Pages to Action (content)’ and ‘Technical Priorities’
Add code to the home and Accessibility page to show off the stars if you want to.
Press ‘send’ on the supplier Q&A allowing the system to track distribution. Review supplier reporting, check all confirmed receipt of Accessibility Compliance notice.
On the key pages AAAtraq checks to ensure at least 50% are meeting priorities and 33% are exceeding Accessibility A/AA.
The issues become a bit more challenging but AAAtraq is identifying and helping you to make progress.
Minimum standards to be achieved for pages
Level II education for all digital team members. Three videos, four 4 minutes each covering key actions related to your own site. Organization specific training that is relevant to your sector and organization based on previous data.
The speed and pace at which you progress is completely up to you.
The fifth and final star is for those that can demonstrate understanding process alongside industry leading levels of compliance.
Minimum standards to be achieved for pages
Level III education for all digital team members with three videos, four 4 minutes each covering key actions related to your own site over a period of 45 days or faster!
Over 50% of the Digital Team completing a questionnaire to raise points and questions. Points raised and questions directly to publishing compliance of your organization.
For those at the top of the game – supplier control, educated teams and demonstrable compliance, the gold star awaits.
1. Min standards to be achieved for pages
2. Over 50% of your Digital Team completing Q&A, and scoring over 76%.
3. Over 75% of Digital Service Suppliers completing Q&A, and confirming availability of Accessibility Education series for all staff.
There are three simple steps to begin your journey to compliance with AAAtraq.
Create an account and choose a monthly or annual subscription.
Add sites, people and providers. AAAtraq manages reporting and communications.
Month by month review progress and provide updates as required.
AAAtraq coordinates and cuts through confusion to clearly guide management and content owners to actions required to demonstrate reasonable adjustment. Watch the video to find out how it works.Service Guide