Jo Rabin

Jo Rabin of is an independent consultant offering services to the publishing community, among others. He is especially interested in the impact of technology on corporate strategy and product development. Formerly the CTO of Reuters Mobile he initiated what has gone on to become NewsML under the management of the IPTC.

Articles by this author

Standards Selection is Vendor Selection

Just as the open source movement has changed attitudes to software and software vendors, so phenomena like RSS may be changing attitudes to the creation and maintenance of industry standards.

News Standards: A Rising Tide of Commoditization

How can news providers persuade customers to accept new standard formats? Does RSS threaten or present opportunity to the news industry. Jo Rabin comments on the state of standards in the news industry.