What do you do when you want your CMS solution to have the highest level of accessibility for its users? Why, team up with one of the top accessibility specialists in the industry, of course!
Immediacy, a European CMS provider and part of the Mediasurface group is teaming up with prominent UK digital accessibility specialists Fortune Cookie to deliver accessible content management. One of the key factors in this relationship is a core functionality in Immediacy WCMs 6.0 that helps users create accessible web sites.
Fortune Cookie is a UK agency specializing in usability by the disabled. They have won more RNIB awards for creating accessible web sites for its clients than any other digital agency. Clients they have worked with include Legal & General, Kuoni and Diabetes UK.
The 1995 Disability Discrimination Act requires that web site owners ensure that disabled people can use their web sites, and that's where Fortune Cookie shines.
Fortune Cookie’s focus on accessibility shows in Immediacy WCMs 6.0 which includes a built in Compliance Checker to ensure that sites remain conformant with international web accessibility guidelines and up-to-date with key legislation and regulations.
Justin Cooke, the Managing Director of Fortune Cookie, is excited about this relationship saying “Immediacy’s content management solution ticks all our clients’ boxes; the CMS is easy to use, the company offers great support and accessibility checking is built in.” Immediacy’s specialty is in developing sophisticated web content management software, letting non-technical users create and manage content, carry out administrative tasks and add functionality across web sites, intranets and extranets; basically the whole 9 yards.
Matt Goode, the Sales Director for Immediacy stresses the importance of extremely high levels of market awareness and integration expertise as well as innovative technology in order to ensure that content is accessible. “Fortune Cookie delivers on these requirements and we’re looking forward to tackling new projects with them in the near future” he noted.
Immediacy’s web CMS is in use by a wide range of companies including the BBC, JPMorganChase, Avis, and The Hilton Group. Look out for this UK company in 2008!