Open Inclusion, the global innovation and design group, are proud to launch the Simply Open Awards on Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), 19th May 2022, in partnership with Enable India – a disability-led organization.
AI can be a powerful enabling tool or a damaging discriminatory tool depending on how it is used, who is creating the algorithms and for what purpose. Now is the time to engage in the debate, create guardrails and guidelines that help AI technology be the useful and efficient enabler it can be, and limit it capturing and amplifying biases or direct discrimination.
Understanding the needs of customers with disabilities provides strong use cases for innovation leveraging current and emerging technology. Inclusion-led innovation is the process by which businesses can gather insight and design significant product or service improvements.