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Appendix A: Acronyms List

The following acronyms are used in this 2023 Assessment report to Congress. Definitions for many of these terms are included in Terms and Definitions.

Table A2. List of acronyms and full terms
Acronym Full Term
ACM Accessibility Community Meeting
ACOP Accessibility Community of Practice
ACR Accessibility Conformance Report
ANDI Accessible Name & Description Inspector
API Application Programming Interface
ART Accessibility Requirements Tool
ASPE Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
CAA Consolidated Appropriations Act
CAO Chief Acquisition Officer
CDIO Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer
CFO Chief Financial Officer
CHCO Chief Human Capital Officer
CIO Chief Information Officer
CIOC CIO Council
CMS Centers for Medicare and Medicaid
CoP Community of Practice
CSUN California State University, Northridge
CSV Comma-Separated Values
CX Customer Experience
DEIA Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility
DHS Department of Homeland Security
DOD Department of Defense
DOJ Department of Justice
EEO Equal Employment Opportunity
EEOC Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
EO Executive Order
FAQs Frequently Asked Questions
FAR Federal Acquisition Regulation
FEVS Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey
FTE Full-time equivalent
FY Fiscal Year
GAO Government Accountability Office
GSA General Services Administration
HHS Department of Health and Human Services
HTML HyperText Markup Language
IAAF Interagency Accessibility Forum
ICT Information and Communications Technology
IDEA Integrated Digital Experience Act
IG Inspector General
IT Information Technology
JSON JavaScript Object Notation
KPI Key Performance Indicator
NASCIO National Association of State Chief Information Officers
NAVAIR Naval Air Systems Command
OGP Office of Government-wide Policy
OMB Office of Management and Budget
OPM Office of Personnel Management
OSTP Office of Science and Technology Policy
PDF Portable Document Format
PM Program Manager
PMR Program Maturity Report
POC Point of Contact
PWD Persons with disabilities
Q Refers to “Criteria”. Using a Q in front of a number denotes a specific criteria (also referred to as “Questions” or “Metrics”).
RFC Request for Comments
SRT Solicitation Review Tool
SSA Social Security Administration
TT v5 Trusted Tester Process Version 5
UK United Kingdom
USAB U.S. Access Board
VA Department of Veterans Affairs
VPAT Voluntary Product Accessibility Template
W3C World Wide Web Consortium
WAI Web Accessibility Initiative
YOY Year Over Year

Reviewed/Updated: December 2023

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