Oracle Accessibility Conformance Report

VPAT® Version 2.0 - October 2017

Name of Product:

Oracle Utilities Customer Care and Billing 2.7.0.3.0

Product Description:

Oracle Utilities Customer Care and Billing is a browser based Customer Information System for managing critical customer and financial information allowing utilities to improve customer service, enhance financial performance and adapt to a changing industry.

Date:

20-Aug-2019

Contact Information:

accessible_ww@oracle.com

Dependent Products


This product interacts with or is built with the other Oracle products listedin this section. Click below to view information about the accessibility ofthese dependent products. Products listed are the versions available at thetime of publication of this document; newer documents may be available that supersedethese versions.

Evaluation Methods Used:

Oracle's policy is to design, develop and test both products and documentation to be accessible. The recommended styles of testing for accessibility include: (i) algorithmic automated tests, (ii) human judgement tests such as tool-assisted tests, visual inspection and manual operation, and (iii) testing with assistive technology by people with and without disabilities. Additional information about Oracle's accessibility program is available on http://www.oracle.com/corporate/accessibility/index.html

Accessibility Standards/Guidelines

This report covers the degree of conformance for the following accessibility standard/guideline:

Standard/GuidelineIncluded In Report
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0, at https://www.w3.org/TR/2008/REC-WCAG20-20081211/Level A - Yes
Level AA - Yes
Level AAA - No
Section 508 as published in 2017, at https://www.Section508.govYes

Terms

The terms used in the Conformance Level information are defined as follows:

Supports
The functionality of the product has at least one method that meets the criteria without known defects or meets with equivalent facilitation.
Supports with Exceptions
Some functionality of the product does not meet the criteria.
Does Not Support
Majority of functionality of the product does not meet the criteria.
Not Applicable
The criteria are not relevant to the product.

WCAG 2.0 Report

Table 1 also documents conformance with:

  • Section 508: Chapter 5 - 501.1 Scope, 504.2 Content Creation or Editing, and Chapter 6 - 602.3 Electronic Support Documentation

Note: When reporting on conformance with the WCAG 2.0 Success Criteria, they are scoped for full pages, complete processes, and accessibility-supported ways of using technology as documented in the WCAG 2.0 Conformance Requirements.

Table 1: WCAG Conformance Criteria

Criteria
Conformance Level
Remarks and Explanations
1.1.1 Non-text Content (Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

Controls, Input: 

  • Images that convey information have meaningful alternative text.
  • Images that are decorative are marked up using ALT=”” or CSS background images.
  • Information shown in complex images such as charts is also available in alternative text.
  • Titles for Objects and Applets are provided.
  • Controls have an associated name.

The following features are not being used in product:

  • Time-Based Media
  • Test
  • Sensory
  • CAPTCHA
1.2.1 Audio-only and Video-only (Prerecorded) (Level A)Not ApplicableThe product has no multimedia.
1.2.2 Captions (Prerecorded) (Level A)Not ApplicableThe product has no multimedia.
1.2.3 Audio Description or Media Alternative (Prerecorded) (Level A)Not ApplicableThe product has no multimedia.
1.2.4 Captions (Live) (Level AA)Not ApplicableThe product has no multimedia.
1.2.5 Audio Description (Prerecorded) (Level AA)Not ApplicableThe product has no multimedia.
1.3.1 Info and Relationships (Level A)Supports with Exceptions

The product was tested for:

  • User interface component labels are associated with the fields they are labeling.
  • Headings are encoded with HTML heading tags.
  • List markup is used for marking up lists.
  • Table markup is used for marking up data tables including row and column headers and table captions/summaries where appropriate.
  • Data tables specify SUMMARY.
  • Layout tables use appropriate markup.

Exceptions:

  • Bug 29458887 - Tables that are used to display information on three pages (General Audit Query, Notification Type, and Letter Template) and the Financial Information dashboard zone are incorrectly labelled as data tables rather than presentation tables.  This may lead to incorrect interpretation by screen readers.
  • Bug 29850367 - Fours page (Person - Main, Campaign - Main, Control Central - Main, and Control Central - Account Information) have fields that are being incorrectly interpreted by screen readers as row headers.
  • Bug 29716480 - The Person - Main page has a column within the Person Contact table that is being incorrectly interpreted as a table rather than a column by screen readers.  This is resulting in the screen reader not being able to read every row in the Person Contact table.
1.3.2 Meaningful Sequence(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • The sequence of elements in the Document Object Model (DOM) matches a logical reading sequence
1.3.3 Sensory Characteristics(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Instructions provided do not refer to things solely based on their sensory characteristics such as shape, size, visual location, orientation, color, or sound.
1.4.1 Use of Color(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Information conveyed by color is available in alternative formats, such as shape, text, font weight.
  • Information conveyed by color has a contrast ratio of at least 3:1.
1.4.2 Audio Control(Level A)Not ApplicableThe product has no multimedia.
1.4.3 Contrast (Minimum) (Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Large-scale text and images of large-scale text have a contrast ratio of at least 3:1
  • Other text and images of text have a contrast ratio of at least 4.5:1
1.4.4 Resize text(Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Text can be resized up to 200% without loss of content or functionality.
1.4.5 Images of Text(Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Images of text are only used when the technology can't create the desired visual presentation, the image can be customized or the particular image is essential (Oracle logo).
2.1.1 Keyboard(Level A)Supports with Exceptions

The product was tested for:

  • Ability to perform functions from keyboard only.
  • Proper operation of unique keystrokes and access keys including those listed in the product documentation.
  • The ability to use the product with OS keyboard aids: Sticky Keys and Filter Keys.

Exceptions:

  • Bug 29517831 - The Alt+S hot key combination does not allow users to save a record on eleven pages / dialog screens.  A user can alternatively save a record by tabbing to the Save button on the user interface.
2.1.2 No Keyboard Trap (Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Movement of focus through control only using the keyboard with no keyboard traps that prevent focus from moving from any control.
2.2.1 Timing Adjustable(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Before the session expires User is given a warning message and is able to extend the time limit by clicking on OK button.
2.2.2 Pause, Stop, Hide (Level A)Not Applicable

The product does not include any information that moves, blinks, scrolls or auto-updates.

2.3.1 Three Flashes or Below Threshold(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • No portion of the screen flickers or flashes with a frequency between 2 Hz and 55 Hz.
2.4.1 Bypass Blocks(Level A)Not Applicable

The product does not include repeated content.

2.4.2 Page Titled(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Pages have a meaningful title specified in the Title element.
2.4.3 Focus Order(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Logical movement through the focusable component using only the keyboard in an order that follows a meaningful sequence.
2.4.4 Link Purpose (In Context)(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • The text of links and their surrounding paragraph, list, or table cell (with marked up table headers) is sufficient to describe their purpose.
2.4.5 Multiple Ways(Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Web pages accessible from Menu
  • Pages can also be found using a 'search' function.
2.4.6 Headings and Labels(Level AA)Supports with Exceptions

The product was tested for proper headings and labels

  • Headings describe the topic or purpose of the content below them
  • Labels describe the purpose of the associated field.

Exceptions:

  • Bug 29716459 - The Control Central - Account Information page has a number of icons (e.g., Go To Account) that are each resulting in duplicated links being identified by screen readers.
2.4.7 Focus Visible(Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Visual indication of the location of the focus.
3.1.1 Language of Page(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Properly set lang attribute for each page.
3.1.2 Language of Parts(Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Proper use of lang attribute for text passages that are in a different language than that of the page. English language only pages were tested for this release
3.2.1 On Focus(Level A)Supports with Exceptions

The product was tested for:

  • When an element receives focus, it does not result in a substantial change to the page, an additional change of keyboard focus or the spawning of a pop-up window.

Exceptions:

  • Bug 29249037 – On the Calculation Rule page, the cursor does not go to the correct field in the Characteristics section when tabbing out of a field.
3.2.2 On Input(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Changes in the value of user interface components does not result in a substantial change in the page, an additional change of keyboard focus or the spawning of a pop-up window.
3.2.3 Consistent Navigation(Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Pages that are grouped together into sets with a common navigation mechanism utilize that navigation mechanism in the same fashion, with navigation elements appearing in the same relative order each time.
3.2.4 Consistent Identification(Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Images and controls are used and identified consistently throughout the product.
3.3.1 Error Identification(Level A)Supports with Exceptions

The product was tested for :

  • When input errors are detected, they are described to the user in text, including identifying the item where the error occurred.

Exceptions:

  • Bug 29218151 - For specific fields in error, the correct field is not brought into focus on approximately 50% of the master and transactional pages tested.  An error message is displayed for the user but the cursor is not positioned automatically on the field in error. A user would need to tab through the fields on the page to navigate to the field in error.
3.3.2 Labels or Instructions (Level A)Supports with Exceptions

The product was tested for:

  • Labels or instructions are provided when the product requires user input.

Exceptions:

  • Bug 24485071 – Three pages (Adjustment Upload Staging, Outage Call Type, and Letter Template) have a small number of form elements missing labels so may not be correctly interpreted by screen readers. 
3.3.3 Error Suggestion (Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Where suggestions for fixing an input error are known, they are provided to the user.
3.3.4 Error Prevention (Legal, Financial, Data)(Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Data is checked for input errors with an opportunity for the user to correct them.
4.1.1 Parsing(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Elements in HTML content have complete start and end tags, are properly nested and do not contain duplicate attributes
4.1.2 Name, Role, Value (Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • HTML controls have a programmatically associated name, derived from the appropriate HTML elements and attributes including LABEL, TITLE, SUMMARY, CAPTION, etc.
  • Additional state information is programmatically exposed for HTML controls such as whether a field is 'required'
  • Custom controls have appropriate roles specified using role attribute.

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2017 Section 508 Report

Chapter 3: Functional Performance Criteria (FPC)

Criteria
Conformance Level
Remarks and Explanations
302.1 Without VisionNot ApplicableThe product does not rely on equivalent functionality, and all aspects are addressed by the technical standards.
302.2 With Limited VisionNot ApplicableThe product does not rely on equivalent functionality, and all aspects are addressed by the technical standards.
302.3 Without Perception of ColorNot ApplicableThe product does not rely on equivalent functionality, and all aspects are addressed by the technical standards.
302.4 Without HearingNot ApplicableThe product does not rely on equivalent functionality, and all aspects are addressed by the technical standards.
302.5 With Limited HearingNot ApplicableThe product does not rely on equivalent functionality, and all aspects are addressed by the technical standards.
302.6 Without SpeechNot ApplicableThe product does not rely on equivalent functionality, and all aspects are addressed by the technical standards.
302.7 With Limited ManipulationNot ApplicableThe product does not rely on equivalent functionality, and all aspects are addressed by the technical standards.
302.8 With Limited Reach and StrengthNot ApplicableThe product does not rely on equivalent functionality, and all aspects are addressed by the technical standards.
302.9 With Limited Language, Cognitive, and Learning AbilitiesNot ApplicableThe product does not rely on equivalent functionality, and all aspects are addressed by the technical standards.

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Chapter 4: Hardware

These criteria are all Not Applicable because the product is not Hardware

Chapter 5: Software

Criteria
Conformance Level
Remarks and Explanations
501.1 Scope - Incorporation of WCAG 2.0 AASupportsSee the responses in the WCAG 2.0 section of this report.
 502 Interoperability with Assistive TechnologyHeading cell - no response requiredHeading cell - no response required
502.2.1 User Control of Accessibility FeaturesNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.2.2 No Disruption of Accessibility FeaturesNot ApplicableThe product is designed to be isolated from the underlying platform.
 502.3 Accessibility ServicesHeading cell - no response requiredHeading cell - no response required
502.3.1 Object InformationNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.2 Modification of Object InformationNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.3 Row, Column, and HeadersNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.4 ValuesNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.5 Modification of ValuesNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.6 Label RelationshipsNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.7 Hierarchical RelationshipsNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.8 TextNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.9 Modification of TextNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.10 List of ActionsNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.11 Actions on ObjectsNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.12 Focus CursorNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.13 Modification of Focus CursorNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.14 Event NotificationNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.4 Platform Accessibility FeaturesNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
 503 ApplicationsHeading cell - no response requiredHeading cell - no response required
503.2 User PreferencesNot ApplicableThe product is designed to be isolated from the underlying platform.
503.3 Alternative User InterfacesNot ApplicableThe product does not have assistive technology features.
 503.4 User Controls for Captions and Audio DescriptionHeading cell - no response requiredHeading cell - no response required
503.4.1 Caption ControlsNot ApplicableThe product has no multimedia.
503.4.2 Audio Description ControlsNot ApplicableThe product has no multimedia.
 504 Authoring ToolsHeading cell - no response requiredHeading cell - no response required
504.2 Content Creation or EditingNot ApplicableThe product is not an authoring tool.
504.2.1 Preservation of Information Provided for Accessibility in Format ConversionNot ApplicableThe product is not an authoring tool.
504.2.2 PDF ExportNot ApplicableThe product is not an authoring tool.
504.3 PromptsNot ApplicableThe product is not an authoring tool.
504.4 TemplatesNot ApplicableThe product is not an authoring tool.

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Chapter 6: Support Documentation and Services

Criteria
Conformance Level
Remarks and Explanations
 602 Support DocumentationHeading cell - no response requiredHeading cell - no response required
602.2 Accessibility and Compatibility FeaturesNot Applicable

The Oracle Utilities Product Documentation uses standard web browsing techniques and does not contain accessibility or compatibility features.

602.3 Scope - Incorporation of WCAG 2.0 AASupportsSee the responses in the WCAG 2.0 section of this report.
602.4 Alternate Formats for Non-Electronic Support DocumentationNot Applicable

Documentation is in electronic format.

 603 Support ServicesHeading cell - no response requiredHeading cell - no response required
603.2 Information on Accessibility and Compatibility FeaturesSupportsOracle Global Customer Support can provide information about accessibility features of the product.
603.3 Accommodation of Communication NeedsSupportsOracle customers have access to electronic support through My Oracle Support or by calling Oracle Support at 1.800.223.1711. Hearing-impaired customers in the U.S. who wish to speak to an Oracle Support representative may use a telecommunications relay service (TRS). Information about the TRS is available at http://www.fcc.gov/cgb/consumerfacts/trs.html, and a list of telephone numbers is available at https://www.fcc.gov/general/telecommunications-relay-services-directory. International hearing-impaired customers should use the TRS at +1.605.224.1837. An Oracle Support engineer will respond to technical issues according to the standard service request process.

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Oracle Legal Disclaimer

The information above describes this product's ability to support the applicableStandards/Guidelines, subject to Oracle's interpretation of those standards(available at https://www.oracle.com/corporate/accessibility/policy.html#standards-tab) and the remarks in this document. For more information regarding the accessibility status of this product or other Oracle products, see http://www.oracle.com/corporate/accessibility or contact: accessible_ww@oracle.com.

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