Unpacking the Intricacies of Accessibility in Legislative Digital Transformation: A Critical Analysis
Written on September, 2022
As digital transformation gains momentum in legislative spheres, the emphasis on accessibility remains arguably underexplored. While the implementation of new technologies offers a plethora of opportunities to democratise information and facilitate citizen engagement, it also poses potential barriers to inclusion. The scope of this essay is to critically examine the key elements shaping the discourse on accessibility within legislative digital transformation. The discussion will focus on normative frameworks, diagnosis and mitigation of existing barriers, standardisation, capacity building, technological innovations, and the nuances of designing for a diverse populace.