Secretary’s End of Year   Report IEEE-SA Standards Board 7 December 2005 Hallandale Beach, FL, Etats Unis
2005 Goals <ul><li>Maintain a financially viable standards program </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure IEEE-SA protects IEEE interest...
Four Critical Elements  of the Strategy <ul><li>Internationalization </li></ul><ul><li>Corporate Program </li></ul><ul><li...
Developing the Strategy <ul><li>Further discussion of the role that IP plays in modern standards development </li></ul><ul...
Moving Forward: Internationalization <ul><li>Differentiate SA in international arena </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use “global” </...
Moving Forward: Corporate   Program <ul><li>Importance to the future of the SA </li></ul><ul><li>Improve relationship with...
Moving Forward: Individual Program <ul><li>Importance to the future of the SA </li></ul><ul><li>Need for clear message: wh...
Moving Forward: Funding Model <ul><li>Stabilize finances </li></ul><ul><ul><li>P&L format under development to evaluate ma...
Looking Back and Ahead: Critical Areas <ul><li>Riding the wave of shifting markets </li></ul><ul><li>Recognize our changin...
Riding the wave of shifting markets <ul><li>First-ever challenge to IEEE 802 as JTC1 standards </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Chine...
Recognizing shift in our profile: increasingly, standards drive products – not the reverse <ul><li>Growing, active Corpora...
Making compatible . . . <ul><ul><li>Increased importance of standards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Expanding litigation rela...
Ensuring attention to  high-impact technologies needing standardization <ul><li>Some areas of concentration </li></ul><ul>...
SAMPLE Individual-Based Projects <ul><li>Bioinformatics  P1953, P1953.1, P1953.2 </li></ul><ul><li>Cognitive Radio  P1900....
SAMPLE Corporate Projects <ul><li>Laptop Batteries  IEEE 1625 </li></ul><ul><li>Cell Phone Batteries  P1725 </li></ul><ul>...
Moving Forward: Other <ul><li>Maximizing resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Preparing the staff for changes ahead </li></ul><...
Final Thoughts for 2005 . . . <ul><li>We accomplished much more than we realized </li></ul><ul><li>Why didn’t we realize t...
Therefore, double congratulations on an excellent year of  progress and growth!
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    1. 1. Secretary’s End of Year Report IEEE-SA Standards Board 7 December 2005 Hallandale Beach, FL, Etats Unis
    2. 2. 2005 Goals <ul><li>Maintain a financially viable standards program </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure IEEE-SA protects IEEE interests in legal matters </li></ul><ul><li>Maximize international strategic alliances </li></ul><ul><li>Progress support services for standards development </li></ul><ul><li>Grow the Corporate Program </li></ul><ul><li>Develop volunteer and staff resources </li></ul><ul><li>Update the Business Strategy </li></ul>
    3. 3. Four Critical Elements of the Strategy <ul><li>Internationalization </li></ul><ul><li>Corporate Program </li></ul><ul><li>Individual Program </li></ul><ul><li>Funding Model </li></ul>
    4. 4. Developing the Strategy <ul><li>Further discussion of the role that IP plays in modern standards development </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increases in legal exposure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Viability of current patent policy </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Expanded section on impact of emerging market forces </li></ul><ul><li>Explicit statement of the value/role of the Individual Program </li></ul>
    5. 5. Moving Forward: Internationalization <ul><li>Differentiate SA in international arena </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use “global” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Note value of industry-driven rather than country-based participation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IEEE offers lower cost to develop global standard </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Work SA relationship with China standards developers </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluate existing international initiatives </li></ul><ul><li>Address the U.S. image of the SA </li></ul>
    6. 6. Moving Forward: Corporate Program <ul><li>Importance to the future of the SA </li></ul><ul><li>Improve relationship with the industries we serve </li></ul><ul><li>Identify key industry sectors around which to build an IEEE identity (e.g., small batteries, BPL, GEOSS, interoperability) </li></ul><ul><li>Establish & implement funding model </li></ul>
    7. 7. Moving Forward: Individual Program <ul><li>Importance to the future of the SA </li></ul><ul><li>Need for clear message: where and when does individual/corporate method work best </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction of electronic tools to help everyone, including resource-strapped participants </li></ul><ul><li>Benefit from outreach in academia </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pilot program targeting undergrads </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IEC/IEEE Academic Paper Competition </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Moving Forward: Funding Model <ul><li>Stabilize finances </li></ul><ul><ul><li>P&L format under development to evaluate major lines of business (Individual Program, Corporate Program, Standards-Related Businesses) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Explore new back-end funding opportunities </li></ul>
    9. 9. Looking Back and Ahead: Critical Areas <ul><li>Riding the wave of shifting markets </li></ul><ul><li>Recognize our changing profile: increasingly, standards drive products, not the reverse </li></ul><ul><li>Ensuring attention to high-impact technologies needing standardization </li></ul><ul><li>Making compatible: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increased importance of standards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Litigation related to standards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Best and least best use of our process </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>International standards infrastructure & new market forces </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Preserving the best of IEEE’s standards traditions while enabling the work of today’s key drivers </li></ul><ul><li>STAYING STABLE & COMPETITIVE </li></ul>
    10. 10. Riding the wave of shifting markets <ul><li>First-ever challenge to IEEE 802 as JTC1 standards </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Chinese WAPI encryption amendment to IEEE 802.11 (“Wi-Fi”) incompatible with base </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chinese leveraging market power to bend rules of International Standards Bodies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IEEE leveraging broad stakeholder community to bring a return to the “RULES” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Opening office in China </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Build bridges with key standards and industry organizations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Encourage Chinese technical participation in IEEE </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Looking to other major markets for additional engagements: e.g., India, Brazil </li></ul>
    11. 11. Recognizing shift in our profile: increasingly, standards drive products – not the reverse <ul><li>Growing, active Corporate Program </li></ul><ul><ul><li>70+ members </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>11 projects in first 2 years </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Small batteries for laptops and cell phones </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>System verilog </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Broadband over powerlines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Authentication . . . and more </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Successful conference on Global Collaboration for Businesses </li></ul><ul><li>Recognize and address corporate presence in individual process </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Address problem areas </li></ul></ul>
    12. 12. Making compatible . . . <ul><ul><li>Increased importance of standards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Expanding litigation related to standards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Best and least best use of our process </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>International standards infrastructure and new market forces </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SOME ACTIONS: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Close partnering with D&W in risk areas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Launched Risk Assessment using AS/NZS 4360:2004 Australian/New Zealand Standard RISK MANAGEMENT </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Coaching selected 802 groups </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reviewing anti-trust oversight, including IPR </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2) Continued efforts to bring technologists, industry, and governments together for broad-based decisions & solutions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3) Launching of SETF pilot and collaboration with IEC on Centenary Paper Contest </li></ul></ul>
    13. 13. Ensuring attention to high-impact technologies needing standardization <ul><li>Some areas of concentration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>GEOSS (Global Earth Observation System of Systems) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Robotics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nanotechnology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Healthcare Information Technology </li></ul></ul>
    14. 14. SAMPLE Individual-Based Projects <ul><li>Bioinformatics P1953, P1953.1, P1953.2 </li></ul><ul><li>Cognitive Radio P1900.1, P1900.2, P1900.3 </li></ul><ul><li>BPL P1675, P1775 </li></ul><ul><li>Nanotechnology P1650, P1670, P1690 </li></ul><ul><li>Organic Electronics P1620, P1620.1 </li></ul><ul><li>Clean Products P1680 </li></ul>
    15. 15. SAMPLE Corporate Projects <ul><li>Laptop Batteries IEEE 1625 </li></ul><ul><li>Cell Phone Batteries P1725 </li></ul><ul><li>System Verilog IEEE 1800 </li></ul><ul><li>BPL P1901 </li></ul><ul><li>Memory Channel P1896 </li></ul><ul><li>Flash Memory Authentication P1667 </li></ul>
    16. 16. Moving Forward: Other <ul><li>Maximizing resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Preparing the staff for changes ahead </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Providing participants with 24/7 standards development tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>training </li></ul></ul></ul>
    17. 17. Final Thoughts for 2005 . . . <ul><li>We accomplished much more than we realized </li></ul><ul><li>Why didn’t we realize this? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>WAPI / IEEE 802.11i </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Risk Assessment / Insurance / Litigation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increased focus on employee morale </li></ul></ul>
    18. 18. Therefore, double congratulations on an excellent year of progress and growth!
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