Our team provides training and consultative support to
any state agency that is looking to make a purchase of software, mobile
app or web-based application that will be forward-facing for the
constituents of Maryland. Accessible information technology procurement
is covered under COMAR 14.33.02.01-.12 and our team are available to assist procurement staff as they go through the procurement process.
Non-Visual Guidance Procurement Document
note, when an RFP is being developed it is important to include a note
that states the following “It is vital that the respective IT solution
does not require or rely on partnered software (plugin or 'overlay') to
make the original IT solution accessible this applies to products being
built from the ground up, Commercial off-the-shelf (COTS), Modifiable
off-the-shelf (MOTS), and Government off-the-shelf (GOTS).