Tag: Accessibility

Accessibility Statement: DATABUND Publishes New Handout

In the German public sector, accessibility for websites and applications has been a legal requirement since 2018. However, it is not always entirely clear what the requirements mean in practice. The Accessibility Working Group of DATABUND e.V., in which mgm is also involved, has now published a handout on the accessibility statement.

Accessibility: “E-Rechnung in Bayern” receives BITV certificate

Since July 2020, the "E-Bill in Bavaria" service has been live on the Internet. Now the service has been awarded the certificate "BITV-compliant" after a thorough examination according to the Barrier-Free Information Technology Ordinance (BITV). mgm technology partners realised it as a technical service provider on behalf of the Bavarian State Ministry of Digital Affairs.

How do you make websites barrier-free?

The barrier-free use of internet offers is not a matter of course. People with physical or cognitive disabilities regularly experience difficulties online, both in their private lives and at work. Therefore, public administration services in particular play a pioneering role in making the Internet as accessible as possible. We explain what this means here.