Category Archives: Strategy

Accessibility: Review of 2017 and Outlook for 2018

2017 was another busy year for the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI). This includes developments in the technical and educational areas of WAI, as well as in international standards coordination and harmonization. Much of the results are expected to become more visible and tangible this year, in 2018. WCAG 2.1 The Accessibility Guidelines Working Group has […]

Towards the Immersive Web

2016 started with a plethora of announcements around Virtual Reality, and ended with the publication of the report from the Web & Virtual Reality workshop which explored how we can make the Web a great platform for Virtual Reality Experiences. 2017 saw a good number of milestones toward that: WebVR 1.1 is now available by […]

Improving Web Advertising: W3C Business Group Launched

Advertising is an essential and critical part of the Web ecosystem, and plays an instrumental role in helping realize our vision of One Web for Everyone Everywhere. Advertising revenues help support a huge proportion of the content and services available to people on the Web, by covering cover day-to-day operational costs while allowing usage and […]

Introducing the W3C Strategy Funnel

W3C has a variety of mechanisms for listening to what the community thinks could make for good future Web standards. These include discussions with the Membership, discussions with other standards bodies, and the activities of thousands of engineers in nearly 300 community groups. There are lots of good ideas, and lately the strategy team in […]