Robert J. Glushko

Robert J. Glushko

Adjunct Full Professor, School of Information, University of California, Berkeley

Robert J. Glushko is an Adjunct Full Professor at the University of California, Berkeley in the School of Information.  Before moving to Berkeley in 2002, he spent a decade in Silicon Valley, where he founded or co-founded four companies in the areas of electronic publishing and e-business that pioneered the use of XML.  In 2005, with co-author Tim McGrath, he wroteDocument Engineering: Analyzing and Designing Documents for Business Informatics and Web Services.  More recently he is the primary author and editor of The Discipline of Organizing, chosen as the Information Science Book of the Year in 2014.

He has a long history with the STC, has presented at numerous STC conferences and chapter meetings, and a very long time ago wrote three articles for Technical Communication:

Glushko, Robert J. & Kershner, K. “Silicon Graphics IRIS InSight: An SGML success story,” Technical Communication, 40(3), 394-402, 1993.

Glushko, Robert J. “Seven ways to make a hypertext project fail,” Technical Communication, 39(2):226-230, 1992.

Glushko, Robert J. “Using off the shelf software to create a hypertext electronic encyclopedia,” Technical Communication, 37(1):28-33, 1990.


ID Event Name Duration Start Date
Systematizing Analysis and Communication with the Discipline of Organizing 1 Hours September 21, 2016