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5 ways to increase the accessibility and visibility of your social media content 

How do those living with vision, hearing, cognitive or motor needs communicate with your brand online? Despite the culture shift towards a more accessible online experience, few organisations are truly leading on this important issue when building their social media marketing strategy. Here are some changes you may need to make to improve your digital...

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Inclusivity by design: 9 ways to improve accessibility in healthcare 

We’re going to be sharing a story every week for the 12 weeks of summer, showing you how healthcare organisations are using technology to transform patient outcomes and increase productivity. For the fifth blog in our series, Hannah Rowlands, Account Executive for Microsoft UK Healthcare and Life Sciences shares 9 ways that accessibility can be...

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Building the inclusive workplace we imagine, together 

Today marks Global Accessibility Awareness Day. It’s a day when we get to celebrate the progress our customers and partners have made to create more inclusive workplaces. It’s also a good time to look ahead at what more we can do as a community to empower everyone in the workplace. We celebrate because our customers are...

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Microsoft: working towards a more diverse and inclusive workforce 

Birmingham’s recent HR Directors (HRD) Summit 2019 featured an intriguing diversity & inclusion (D&I) CoLab run by Microsoft’s Julie Lock, Head of Customer Acquisition Marketing, and Kerri Hollis, Modern Communications Product Manager. The CoLab was entitled Engaging and Developing a Diverse and Inclusive Workforce. It aimed to stimulate collaborative thought and debate among the attendees...

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Using AI to shape an inclusive future for all 

Artificial intelligence is changing the way people live, work and learn. The use of AI allows us to be more productive and efficient with our time. But can intelligent technology be used for more? On March 28th, we will be running our next meetup event which focuses on AI for Accessibility. We have an exciting...

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Dear Accessibility Ninjas: you all play a key part in building an inclusive world 

March 8th is International Women’s Day, where we will be promoting the hashtag, #BalanceForBetter. It’s a call for action to achieve gender balance across the world. First and foremost, I am a woman. So, the importance of the #BalanceForBetter agenda resonates with me. But I’m also a woman with disabilities. I’m registered deafblind due to...

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Inclusivity – the spark behind innovation 

Some of the best innovations come from answering the challenges that people with disabilities face. Kerri Hollis looks at some of the ideas coming out of Microsoft and explains why inclusive design isn’t an obligation. It’s an opportunity for smart companies....

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How a culture of inclusion stops companies from missing out 

Both inside your company and outside, you’ve a large pool of talent to choose from. Handled right, they could help your business flourish. But are you making the most of this pool? Kerri Hollis knows the benefits that people with disabilities can bring, and the strategies that can make a difference for them.   ...

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