Date: Fri, 26 Mar 1999 17:44:18 -0500 (EST)
From: William Rinehuls 

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC22
Programming languages, their environments and system software interfaces
Secretariat:  U.S.A.  (ANSI)

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC22
N2904

SUBJECT:
Revised Business Plan Template for JTC 1 and JTC 1 Subcommittees

DATE ASSIGNED:
1999-03-19

SOURCE:
Secretariat, ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC22

BACKWARD POINTER:
N/A

DOCUMENT TYPE:
Business Plan

PROJECT NUMBER:
N/A

STATUS:
The document is at:  "http://www.dkuug.dk/jtc1/sc22/open/n2904.htm".

The SC22 Working Group Conveners should use this template for their
Business Plans submitted for the 1999 SC22 Plenary.  This document will
be added to the SC22 Standing Documents list.

ACTION IDENTIFIER:
ACT to WG Conveners

DUE DATE:
N/A

DISTRIBUTION:
html

CROSS REFERENCE:
N/A

DISTRIBUTION FORM:
Open


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ISO/IEC JTC 1                                                         
Information Technology                                                


ISO/IEC  JTC 1 N 5787                   

DATE:  1999-03-16     

REPLACES  JTC 1 N 4298                       

DOC TYPE:
Business Plan                                                         

TITLE:
Revised Business Plan Template for JTC 1 and JTC 1 Subcommittees      

SOURCE:
JTC 1 Secretariat                                                     

PROJECT:                   

STATUS:
Based on discussions in Rio in both the Chairmen's Forum and the JTC 1
Plenary, the Business Plan template has been modified to remove       
ambiguities regarding the reporting period covered by the Business    
Plan.  The modified template has also been posted to the templates section
of the JTC 1 web site. ACTION ID: FYI DUE DATE: DISTRIBUTION: P and L Members MEDIUM: DISKETTE NO.: NO. OF PAGES: 7 Secretariat, ISO/IEC JTC 1, American National Standards Institute, 11 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036; Telephone: 1 212 642 4932; Facsimile: 1 212 840 2298; Email: lrajchel@ansi.org

BUSINESS PLAN FOR JTC 1 or JTC 1/SCxx

The specific group to which this business plan relates including the full group and or subcommittee.

Note: Specific action requests identified by an SC shall be submitted separately to JTC 1 and not solely be a part of the business plan.

 

PERIOD COVERED:

The Business Plan covers the next planning period which commences after the current plenary and continues to the next plenary. It shall specify the beginning and end dates by month and year.

 

The Business Plan should be approved by the committee to which the plan applies.

 

To address situations where SC plenary meetings are held out of phase with the JTC 1 Plenary, the period shall be the period between the SC Plenaries and use of the Chairmanís Remarks (Section 1a) is required. In this situation the Chairmanís Remarks may be presented as a stand alone document referencing the current Business Plan.

 

 

SUBMITTED BY:

The name of the JTC 1 or JTC 1/SC officer (Chair or Secretariat) making the submission to the Plenary meeting.

 

1. MANAGEMENT SUMMARY:

 

1a CHAIRMAN'S REMARKS

 

When plenary dates for an SC and for JTC 1 are out of phase, the SC chairmanís use of this section for updating JTC 1 on SC status is required as a means to reflect developments since the business plan was approved.. This section may also be used for any other remarks the chairman believes pertinent in regards to the SCís Business Plan, its projects, opportunities, risks or new initiatives.

 

1.1 JTC 1 and or JTC 1 SCxx STATEMENT OF SCOPE

The current Scope of work approved for this specific group.

Should the chair wish to highlight need for a change of Scope, this is the place to make such a case followed up with the normal procedure for such action.

1.2 PROJECT REPORT

 

At this point incorporate the existing and most current project reports highlighting total number of projects, those active, planned withdrawals, target dates etc..

 

1.3 COOPERATION AND COMPETITION

 

Include here an analysis of the key players in the area pertaining to JTC 1 or its SC, in order to highlight any possibility for cooperation with other JTC 1 SCís, ISO TCís or Industry Consortia/Fora. Also indicate agreed division of work or opportunities for projects of a complimentary nature. Identification of standards initiatives or de-facto standards shall be made that may be in direct competition with some of the projects.

 

2.0 PERIOD REVIEW

This is the report from the chair of JTC 1 and or one of itís SCís highlighting project progress, special considerations and or needs which were or were not met during the previous planning period. This is where generic or specific comment from the chair is to be made highlighting special items requiring visibility and action. The review shall focus on the following elements:

2.1 MARKET REQUIREMENTS

 

Identification of key market trends, needs (anticipatory standards or voids) and determining factors for JTC 1ís success in this area.

2.2 ACHIEVEMENTS

 

For the work period leading up to the current plenary, highlight accomplishments with reference to work program, target dates, corrective action and special circumstances.

2.3 RESOURCES

 

Status of resource availability/commitment and the impact on projects, completion dates and priorities for the new work period.

3.0 FOCUS FOR THIS PLANNING PERIOD

 

This refers to the work period which this Business Plan addresses. It is an identification of the direction and focus of new work leading up to the next plenary session. This section shall include information on the following elements:

3.1 DELIVERABLES:

 

This shall indicate specific deliverables expected in the work period on a

project level.

3.2 STRATEGIES:

 

A statement or statements related to strategic approaches required to accomplish goals and objectives.

3.2.1 RISKS

A definition of potential risk(s) involved with the strategy and the impact to the project or JTC 1. Risk(s) shall be defined for each strategy to be employed/included.

3.2.2 OPPORTUNITIES

An explanation of the related opportunity(ies) afforded by the strategy or envisioned due to trends and market developments.

3.3 WORK PROGRAM PRIORITIES

 

Based on the scope, market needs, strategies, resource availability and status of existing projects, provide an overview of the work program priorities in capsule form. This should be as generic as possible with rationale provided to support the determination by the group involved.