Accessibility AT CBORD

CBORD is committed to building applications that are accessible to all users regardless of individual capabilities. We are enhancing our software to create comparable experiences for all walks of life.
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Our Policy

Software under active development is being built to accepted standards for web and mobile accessibility for our users.

These include:

  • Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 Level AA
  • United States Rehabilitation Act of 1973 Section 508 standards

All new applications built by CBORD undergo testing to demonstrate these standards. Requests for accessibility enhancements outside of the original scope are reviewed on a case-by-case basis. We will also review requests for products that have not been evaluated and given a VPAT below on a case-by-case basis.

Continuous Improvement

CBORD recognize that there will be on-going updates to the global accessibility standards. As new technologies emerge, we will continue to look for new ways to meet these standards and support users of all abilities in a proactive manner. To ensure the compliance with these standards on an on-going basis, CBORD employs the following as a general practice:

 

  • Issuance of Voluntary Product Accessibility Templates (VPAT) for key software platforms
  • On-going training on accessibility testing and software design
  • Use of automated accessibility testing tools to validate compliance with the above standards

Our developers and software test engineers are staying on top of the latest techniques for writing accessible applications. We share information across the teams internally and work with our 3rd party vendors to implement accessibility in our latest technology platforms.

Our Development Approach

CBORD continues to build for accessibility in our engineering and design process. We aim to use this process to release products meeting the requirements set forth in Section 508 and WCAG 2.0 AA documentation and enable users of all capabilities to use them. We are approaching this by:

 

Remediation in Sprint Backlog

Once accessibility testing of our applications have been completed, a list of accessibility gaps is created. Any critical or high priority gap will be added to our Product Accessibility Roadmap and prioritized as user stories in a development plan for an upcoming sprint.

Accessibility Common Components

CBORD’s development teams have been working collaboratively to create a central library where we store common screen controls that have been created to exude these standards of accessibility inherently. Each product team will determine when it is right to adopt these standard controls as part of their roadmaps.

 

Ongoing Training for Engineers

Our developers and software test engineers are staying on top of the latest and greatest techniques for writing accessible applications. We share information across the teams internally and work with our accessibility researchers to implement accessibility solutions in our latest technology platforms.

Catalog of VPAT Documentation by Product

Click the titles below to download the VPAT (Voluntary Product Accessibility Template) documents. Revised VPAT documents will be provided at regular intervals.

GET Mobile (VPAT 2.4)
NetNutrition (VPAT 2.4)
NetMenu (VPAT 2.4)
Mobile Inventory (VPAT 2.4)
CBORD CS GOLD 8 (VPAT 2.4)
CBORD Patient (VPAT 2.1)
CBORD GET (VPAT 2.1)
CBORD CS Gold 7.0.13 (VPAT 2.1)
CBORD Odyssey Direct 7.12.6199 (VPAT 2.1)
CBORD Food Service & Nutrition Service Suite (VPAT 1.0)
CBORD Odyssey HMS (VPAT 1.0)
CBORD Odyssey PCS (VPAT 1.0)
CBORD Value Plus Revalue Station (VPAT 1.0)
CBORD NetNutrition (VPAT 1.0)

Questions

Contact us at accessibility@cbord.com

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