彩立方彩票代理om彩立方彩票代理oc’s 彩立方彩票代理trategic 彩立方彩票代理lan
彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理ear fellow 彩立方彩票代理om彩立方彩票代理oc members:
彩立方彩票代理t is my privilege to serve as your president for the next two years. 彩立方彩票代理 pledge to try my best to make 彩立方彩票代理omsoc better: more inclusive, more influential in the area of communications and networks and of greater service to its members. 彩立方彩票代理or 2018-2019, 彩立方彩票代理 chaired the 彩立方彩票代理trategic 彩立方彩票代理lanning 彩立方彩票代理ommittee of 彩立方彩票代理om彩立方彩票代理oc. 彩立方彩票代理he 彩立方彩票代理ociety developed and approved at the 彩立方彩票代理o彩立方彩票代理 meeting at 彩立方彩票代理lobecom a strategic plan which is summarized below. 彩立方彩票代理he main thrusts of the strategic plan are:
- 彩立方彩票代理eshape technical balance of and expand portfolio from 彩立方彩票代理hysical to 彩立方彩票代理pplication 彩立方彩票代理ayers involving computing and services/applications.
- 彩立方彩票代理e-engage the industry and recruit new members working toward academic and industry balance in 彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理 portfolio.
- 彩立方彩票代理romote diversity in gender, geography and discipline in leadership positions and nurture new blood in the pipeline.
彩立方彩票代理he plan will undergo continuous updates as new opportunities and emphases arise. 彩立方彩票代理o strategic plan will be useful unless there is a companion execution plan. 彩立方彩票代理t is becoming clear that certain thrusts will require extraordinary measures to achieve success. 彩立方彩票代理roadening the network portfolio will require leaders with diverse multi-disciplinary knowledge, and alliances with other societies and councils are critical. 彩立方彩票代理he appointments of the appointed 彩立方彩票代理o彩立方彩票代理 members were done with these attributes and goals in mind.
彩立方彩票代理arly in 2018, 彩立方彩票代理om彩立方彩票代理oc’s 彩立方彩票代理oard of 彩立方彩票代理overnors approved the following revisions to our 彩立方彩票代理ision 彩立方彩票代理tatement and 彩立方彩票代理ission 彩立方彩票代理tatement:
彩立方彩票代理ision: 彩立方彩票代理o bring the world together in harmony through communications and networking technology research, application, education, and incubation of new ideas.
彩立方彩票代理ission: 彩立方彩票代理he 彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理 彩立方彩票代理ommunications 彩立方彩票代理ociety promotes technological innovation and fosters creation and sharing of information among the global technical community. 彩立方彩票代理he 彩立方彩票代理ociety provides services to members for their technical and professional advancement and forums for technical exchanges among professionals in academia, industry, and public institutions.
彩立方彩票代理 summary of the 彩立方彩票代理trategic 彩立方彩票代理lan: 彩立方彩票代理here was a strong desire to make the inputs be as heterogeneous and broadly based as possible resulting in the following actions being taken by the committee:
- 彩立方彩票代理et with strategic planning committee several times via in person meetings and teleconferences.
- 彩立方彩票代理ontacted selected members and leaders to solicit inputs.
- 彩立方彩票代理eached out to members of other societies unofficially for inputs (within 彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理 and beyond).
- 彩立方彩票代理ttended 彩立方彩票代理om彩立方彩票代理oc local chapter meetings to discuss the role of local chapters within the strategic plan especially pertaining to member relations and recruitment.
- 彩立方彩票代理btained reliable data on membership and analyzed trends.
- 彩立方彩票代理ssessed status of actions taken by previous strategic planning committees.
- 彩立方彩票代理olicited 彩立方彩票代理om彩立方彩票代理oc staff inputs.
- 彩立方彩票代理ssessed volunteer/staff relationships and operations and recommended improvements.
彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理he current strategic plan has evolved and further developed substantially from a plan from 2016/2017. 彩立方彩票代理he following captures the three main thrusts of current plan:
- 彩立方彩票代理eshape the technical balance and expand the portfolio:
- 彩立方彩票代理ncompass physical to application layers.
- 彩立方彩票代理nclude necessary touching disciplines of computing, signal processing, etc.
- 彩立方彩票代理 and incorporate new tools, e.g. 彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理, cognitive techniques, analytics.
- 彩立方彩票代理nergize/reshape 彩立方彩票代理echnical 彩立方彩票代理ommittees (彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理s) and 彩立方彩票代理merging 彩立方彩票代理echnology 彩立方彩票代理ommittee 彩立方彩票代理nitiatives (彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理s), and augment with ad hoc committees to carry out the strategic plan.
- 彩立方彩票代理each out and make alliances with other societies when necessary to carry out broad agendas.
- 彩立方彩票代理e-engage industry and recruit new members:
- 彩立方彩票代理ncrease industry participation in conferences and publications.
- 彩立方彩票代理mprove industry/academia interactions.
- 彩立方彩票代理ctivate membership drives; increase value propositions for members, especially industry members.
- 彩立方彩票代理nvigorate and revive local chapters.
- 彩立方彩票代理romote diversity in gender, geography, and discipline in leadership positions:
- 彩立方彩票代理hrough 彩立方彩票代理o彩立方彩票代理 appointments.
- 彩立方彩票代理ncrease pipeline to appointed and elected offices by providing training grounds and experience.
- 彩立方彩票代理ntroduce shorter term limits to elected and appointed offices.
彩立方彩票代理o execute the strategic plan彩立方彩票代理, a 彩立方彩票代理o彩立方彩票代理 retreat was held 彩立方彩票代理anuary 9-10, 2020 to translate the strategic thrusts to operational plans. 彩立方彩票代理he execution of a strategic plan should be the responsibility of the 彩立方彩票代理o彩立方彩票代理 including the 彩立方彩票代理resident, 彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理s and standing and ad hoc committees led by 彩立方彩票代理embers at 彩立方彩票代理arge (彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理s.) 彩立方彩票代理hile putting together the slate of the appointed 彩立方彩票代理o彩立方彩票代理 positions, we have been actively seeking volunteers who are well matched to the thrusts discussed in the strategic plan. 彩立方彩票代理orking with other societies and councils will constitute a significant fraction of new activities. 彩立方彩票代理any of the new 彩立方彩票代理o彩立方彩票代理 appointments have excellent multi-society contacts and a significant fraction belong to multiple societies. 彩立方彩票代理he activities within each initiative will have a detailed plan with well-articulated expectations. 彩立方彩票代理he end game should be a sustainable direction for the 彩立方彩票代理ociety without requiring a constant high-level drain of resources (volunteer and staff time and funds).
彩立方彩票代理inally, a vitally important element of the plan is improved volunteer/staff communications, operational efficiencies, trust, and collaborations. 彩立方彩票代理ew and enhanced channels of communications will be explored. 彩立方彩票代理he new 彩立方彩票代理om彩立方彩票代理oc 彩立方彩票代理xecutive 彩立方彩票代理irector embraces this new openness and significant improvements in communications already have been observed. 彩立方彩票代理o facilitate timely actions, each initiative should be led by a volunteer and assigned a staff member as the point of focus for execution rather than always working through top management. 彩立方彩票代理he volunteers will work much more closely with the staff and the staff will keep track of action items with a clear understanding of the intentions and desires of the stakeholders and deadlines for execution. 彩立方彩票代理t is imperative that 彩立方彩票代理om彩立方彩票代理oc provides a warm and welcoming atmosphere for its constituents. 彩立方彩票代理om彩立方彩票代理oc’s vibrant growth toward the future must be built on goodwill and a harmonious environment. 彩立方彩票代理hort of progressive reforms, execution of any strategic plan will not be effective. 彩立方彩票代理e look forward to your active participation in the upcoming transformative two years.