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San Mateo, CA, United States, 2014/01/03 - Actuate’s Shannon Kelly to Discuss Government Communications Solutions in January 9th SSB Bart Webinar, “Document Accessibility for State and Local Government” [NASDAQ: BIRT] - Actuate.com. NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTC
Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: BIRT), The BIRT Company™ and the leader in personalized analytics and insights, today announced its participation in an accessibility-focused webinar entitled,“Document Accessibility for State and Local Government.” The webinar will address Actuate’s solution to help Government Agencies easily adhere to emerging regulations that require statements, policies, invoices and other customer communications to be made accessible to the visually impaired. Shannon Kelly, Accessibility Subject Matter Expert with the Content Services Group at Actuate, will discuss accessibility standards and solutions for U.S. state and local government agencies, including:
• Legal requirements for government agencies to conform to accessibility standards, particularly those detailed in Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act and those set forth by the World Wide Web Consortium’s (WC3) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0;
• Common challenges that government agencies face due to requirements to provide communications to constituents in accessible formats;
• Solutions for low-volume document creation and remediation;
• High-volume document accessibility strategies, including a briefing and review of Actuate’s PDF Accessibility Solution, enterprise software offered by Actuate’s Content Services Group that automates the end-to-end process of creation, storage, remediation and delivery of high volume accessible content.
Kelly has been a subject matter expert in accessible electronic documents since 2007, and her career has spanned experience with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and Social Security Administration (SSA).
The webinar, hosted by Actuate Content Service Group’s accessibility partner, SSB Bart Group, will take place on Thursday, January 9, 2014, from 2 pm. 2:45 pm. EST.
Actuate’s BIRT Content Services 5.0, which includes the PDF Accessibility Solution, began shipping in December. This release is tightly integrated with BIRT iHub™ 3, which offers a single, common platform across all Actuate product lines, and delivers a consistent user experience in high-volume customer communications, advanced analytics and customer-facing application development.
About Actuate (NASDAQ: BIRT) The BIRT Company ™
Actuate (actuate.com) provides software to more than three million BIRT developers and OEMs who build scalable, secure solutions that save time and improve brand experience by delivering personalized analytics and insights to over 200 million of their customers, partners and employees. Actuate founded and supports BIRT the open source IDE and develops BIRT iHub™ the world-class deployment platform to significantly improve productivity of developers working on customer facing applications. Actuate's BIRT Analytics™ delivers self-service predictive analytics to enhance customer engagement using Big Data. BIRT Content Services empowers ECM architects to easily transform, process, personalize and archive high volume content. Actuate is headquartered in Silicon Valley with more than 5,000 enterprise customers in financial services, technology and government.
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