In the next one to three years, Gartner expects to see a turning point for digital accessibility akin to the “General Data Protection Regulation moment” experienced in privacy.
Helsinki, Finland, May 2, 2023 – Eficode, the leading DevOps company in Europe, was recognized as a Representative Vendor in the recent Gartner® Market Guide for Digital Accessibility (1).
According to this Market Guide, “This opportunity, coupled with continued legislation, contractual requirements, and DEI initiatives, bodes well for the digital accessibility market. In the next one to three years, Gartner expects to see a turning point for digital accessibility akin to the ‘General Data Protection Regulation moment’ experienced in privacy.”
Eficode offers strong accessibility competence, and our IAAP-certified specialists have years of experience in accessibility. “At Eficode, we believe digital accessibility is both a human right and a solid business opportunity. To us, this is a recognition of our efforts by Gartner and it is gratifying,” says Raino Vastamäki, UX and Research Director at Eficode. “Accessibility enables everyone to easily use your online service regardless of their functional limitations, thus improving your company’s competitive edge.”
According to Gartner, “digital accessibility is no longer a choice; it’s a requirement.” The Market Guide states that software engineering leaders responsible for digital accessibility should: “create a prioritized list of required capabilities based on the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) and their highest priority business goals, and use this list to assess and compare a cross-section of digital accessibility vendors against your organization’s specific requirements.”
Eficode offers accessibility services from evaluations and testing to training, consultation, and continuous accessibility services. Eficode has Europe’s largest and most experienced team of user research and accessibility specialists from diverse backgrounds and highly trained professionals in human sciences and engineering professionals.
Gartner clients can download the complete Market Guide here.
(1) Gartner, Inc., Market Guide for Digital Accessibility, by Brent Stewart, Bill Finnerty, Arun Batchu, Will Grant, February 15, 2023
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Lauri Palokangas, Chief Marketing Officer, Eficode. email@example.com, +358 50 486 4918
Eficode is Europe’s leading DevOps company and is building the future of user-centered software development in ten countries with the help of over 580 DevOps, service design, and software development experts.
Eficode has the strongest team in Finland specializing in accessibility and usability, which consists of accessibility and user experience professionals certified by IAAP and UXQB. We build accessible digital services and audit and test hundreds of digital services every year.