November 2020

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Monday, November 9, 2020
6:30 – 8:00 pm: Business Meeting / Program



Accessibility Best Practices in Articulate Storyline

Accessibility is a major area of focus for public and private sector organizations across America and globally, but creating training that meets the relevant WCAG guidelines remains a major challenge for course authors.

Simon Taghioff, Director of User Experience at Articulate, will present an overview of accessibility in a training context, screen readers, the WCAG guidelines, and some design considerations for creating training that’s not only technically compliant, but truly accessible to a broad spectrum of learners.

He will talk about how Articulate is helping course authors to make training more accessible. This will include an overview of the changes introduced with the recent overhaul of the accessible course playback experience for Storyline, and Articulate’s product roadmap for 2021.


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Simon Taghioff is the Director of User Experience and a Product Manager at Articulate, and has been with the company since 2013. In that time he has worked on numerous Articulate products including E-Learning Heroes, Replay, Rise, Studio, Peek, Review, Content Library, and Storyline 2, 3, and 360.

He is currently leading Articulate’s accessibility roadmap across Articulate 360, Storyline 360, and Storyline 3.

Prior to his work with Articulate, Simon worked with established and startup technology companies in the US and the UK in various leadership, product design and user experience positions, defining product strategy and raising early-stage capital.

He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the University of York. He subsequently obtained a law degree from the University of Law in London and is a qualified Barrister.