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  • 8.3 Isto Overview Gp Kohn051102

    1. 1. IEEE-ISTO Overview Greg Kohn Director, Technology and Programs IEEE Computer Society Standards Activity Board Philadelphia, PA - 2 November 2005
    2. 2. The IEEE-ISTO <ul><li>15 November 1998 - approved by IEEE Board of Directors </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Launched on 1 January 1999 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Affiliated with the IEEE and the IEEE-SA </li></ul><ul><li>Independent, 501(c)(6) Non-Profit Corporation </li></ul><ul><li>Complement to the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) </li></ul>
    3. 3. The IEEE-ISTO <ul><li>What it is: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A financially self-supporting, complementary standards forum in which consortium-like standards development activity can be organized. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Flexible, innovative, alternative development processes and procedures. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A forum not only to develop standards, but also to facilitate the activities that support implementation and acceptance of standards in the marketplace. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Extends the scope of standards activities the IEEE is able to support. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A recognition and response to the changes in the standards environment. </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Offerings and Secretariat Resources <ul><li>Strategic Planning and Implementation </li></ul><ul><li>Trademarks, Intellectual Property and Licensing </li></ul><ul><li>HQ Office and Identity </li></ul><ul><li>Record Keeping </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Management </li></ul><ul><li>Membership Support </li></ul><ul><li>General Promotion, Marketing, and Press Relations </li></ul><ul><li>Planning, Meeting Management and Forum Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Publication and Document Mgmt. </li></ul><ul><li>IP Mgmt. and Admin. </li></ul><ul><li>Conformance and Interoperability Testing </li></ul><ul><li>On-Line Support and Communications </li></ul>
    5. 5. IEEE-ISTO and Industry Programs <ul><li>Maintain unique identity and flexibility in direction and actions </li></ul><ul><li>Operate under their own unique rules and procedures </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain complete control of its budget and operational expenses </li></ul><ul><li>Accommodate unique IP procedures </li></ul><ul><li>Legally exist </li></ul><ul><li>Gain recognition through affiliation with the IEEE </li></ul><ul><li>Operate w/o risk associated with unincorporated assoc. </li></ul><ul><li>Utilize resources on an as needed basis </li></ul><ul><li>Easy startup and disband </li></ul>Industry Programs of the IEEE Industry Standards and Technology Organization, are able to….
    6. 6. Vision and Mission <ul><li>ISTO Vision </li></ul><ul><li>  To be the premier trusted partner of the global technology community for the development , adoption , and certification of industry standards . </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>ISTO Mission </li></ul><ul><li>  To facilitate the life cycle of industry standards development through a staff committed to neutrality , quality , and member satisfaction . </li></ul>
    7. 7. 2005 Board of Directors (7) <ul><li>Business and affairs of IEEE-ISTO managed by its President and Secretary Treasurer under direction of IEEE-ISTO BoD: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Keith Gray, Technology Director for the Circuit Breaker Technology Solutions, ABB Technologies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gerald T. Lane ( Chairman ) – Director, Corporate Standards Practices, IBM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Roger Martin, Director of Standards, AOL </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marco W. Migliaro, President and CEO, IEEE-ISTO </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Miguel Pellon, Vice President and Director Standards and Technology Transfer, Motorola, Inc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bill Smith, Director, Business Alliances, Sun Microsystems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Don Wright, Director of Standards, Lexmark International </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Representatives of IEEE to ISTO <ul><li>Representative of the IEEE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Richard Schwartz, IEEE CFO (also participates on ISTO FinCom) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Representative of the IEEE-SA </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Chuck Adams, IBM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alternate – Jeanne Baronas, Sony </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Both representatives attend ISTO BoD Meetings as an Observer. </li></ul><ul><li>Provide updates to/from ISTO BoD on respective activities </li></ul>
    9. 9. Current ISTO Programs (13) 2 Additional Programs Pending Announcement
    10. 10. IEEE-SA, CS SAB and ISTO <ul><li>Objectives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ensure the success of the SA, CS SAB and ISTO for the benefit of industry, each organization, and the IEEE. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Activities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Relationship building and education efforts toward key IEEE standards groups. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Initiate proactive joint business development activities where/if feasible </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pursue a viable candidate for a “parallel consortia” to support an IEEE Standards activity (e.g., WiMax, WiFi Alliance, 1394 TA, etc.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ISTO’s legal umbrella and 501(c)(6) exemption provides the infrastructure to support conformance and/or interoperability testing in support of IEEE Standards. </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. ISTO and Conformance and Interoperability <ul><li>The IEEE-ISTO (and the IEEE-SA) have discussed an initiative to provide a full-service program to support various aspects of validation, conformance and interoperability activities related to products and implementations manufactured in accordance with IEEE standards. </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Leverages the Powerful IEEE Brand in the Marketplace (Business to Business and End-User) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Taps into Existing Core Competencies of ISTO Staff and Organization Structure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Establishes Synergy between SA (through Society Sponsored activities) and ISTO </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Post-Publication Activities Related to IEEE Standards remain affiliated with IEEE through the ISTO </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Unique program to extend scope of post-development activities in support of IEEE Standards. </li></ul><ul><li>A complement to, not a competitor of, current processes </li></ul><ul><li>Marketplace recognizes importance of interoperability and compliance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Why shouldn’t IEEE and its Societies benefit from its brand (e.g., Wi-Fi ™ , WiMax ™ )? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Test labs, companies, and other organizations have demonstrated interests to work with IEEE in this area. </li></ul></ul>
    12. 12. IEEE-ISTO: Activities <ul><li>Standards development activities do not necessarily stop with the publication or approval of a standard </li></ul><ul><li>Promote resulting standards to gain market acceptance, support implementation and product development </li></ul><ul><li>IEEE-ISTO supports both development and post-development activities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Certification, Conformance Testing, Proactive Marketing, Branding, Interoperability Demonstrations and Plugfests </li></ul></ul>
    13. 13. IEEE-ISTO: Additional Information <ul><li>Questions? </li></ul><ul><li>Additional Information </li></ul><ul><li>Greg Kohn </li></ul><ul><li>Tel: +1 732 465 6486 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ieee-isto.org </li></ul>

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