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Public Electronic Services On-the-Internet (PESO) Working Group 

PESO Meeting

When: Wednesday, April 9, 2014, 10:00–11:30 AM  

Where: DADS Media Presentation Room, 2nd Floor, East Tower, Suite 214
Texas HHS Winters Building 701 W. 51st St. (right across Lamar Blvd. from Brown-Heatly)


Welcome and Announcements


Topic: People with Disabilities Watch Videos Too? Unpacking the benefits of multimedia and techniques to make it all accessible

Guest Speakers: Brian Vernon, VP of Sales, and Chris Alechko, Product Manager, Discover 508 for SharePoint, Discover Technologies

Description: Discover 508 for SharePoint is the first solution that makes SharePoint easy to use for workers that are visually impaired. Out of the box SharePoint is virtually unusable by blind and low vision workers. With Discover 508, users can now take advantage of the collaborative functionality that SharePoint offers sighted users, easily performing collaborative tasks such as uploading documents, creating lists and libraries, editing wiki content, creating calendar events, administering team sites, and so much more. Discover 508 evens the playing field for visually impaired workers and provides them an opportunity to advance in their careers by learning how to use the most prolific product in Microsoft’s history.

Discover Technologies will present a demo via WebEx 
Meeting Number: 626 100 596
Password: Cowboys

To join this meeting (demo):
1. Go to WebEx.
2. If requested, enter your name and email address.
3. If a password is required, enter Cowboys
4. Click Join.
5. Follow the instructions that appear on your screen.

For Call-in Attendees: 877-873-8017,  PC 2629329.

Presentation materials for the April 9th PESO Meeting: PPTX (6.58 MB) .

Parking: Visitor and disabled parking is available in front of the Winters Building.  

Past Presentations

Download past presentations made to the PESO Working Group.

Future Meeting Dates

May l4, 2014 

Membership Registration and Discussion List

The PESO Working Group provides a forum for addressing policy and technology issues related to improving access to government information and services via the Internet. PESO meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month. Membership is open to all government entities and the public.

Subscribe to PESO discussion list to register for membership.

If you have accessibility problems subscribing to the PESO discussion list, please contact DIR via email and someone will assist you with an alternative process.

Address questions about the PESO Working Group to Jeff Kline or call him at (512) 463-3248.