Members of PRISM (Publishing Standards for Industry Standard Metadata) released the ‘last call’ draft of the PRISM 1.1 specification. The new version of the specification contains updates and additions that are a result of the specification being tested in both actual production implementations and in pilots. PRISM is an industry standard that specifies metadata designed to assist in automating, repurposing, archiving, production, aggregation, rights tracking and redistribution of publishable content both within and outside the enterprise among business partners. The standard was originally intended for use in magazine publishing. However, due to its horizontal applicability, it has also gained support from a number of companies who see it as applicable to the publishing-like needs of all organizations. The PRISM Working Group is open to all organizations and includes companies such as 3Path, Inc., Active Data Exchange, Inc., Adobe Systems, Incorporated., Systems Inc., Artesia Technologies, Inc., CMP Media, LLC, ContentGuard Inc., Context Media, Inc, Creo Products Inc., Hachette Filipacchi Media, U.S., (HFM), Hearst Magazines, Interwoven, Inc., LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier plc., LingoMotors Inc., The McGraw-Hill Companies, Newsweek, Publishing Connections Inc.(PCI), and Time Inc.,