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Project Summary

Project Title:

Test Project - Tools Training 6/17/2019

Work Area and Project Stream:

If none, use "Non-PS Assigned", or propose a new PS.

Relates to:
  • New Project
  • New Issue
  • New Amendment
  • Relates to other BBF Projects TR-XXX

Describe the rationale of the project and the problems/issues it aims to resolve. Provide a scope for this project. Indicate if the project is to be implemented in phases and the scope of each phase. The scope shall be specific and detailed.

Market need and issues addressed:

Describe issues being addressed, opportunities, business needs.

Describe the rationale of the project and the problems/issues it aims to resolve. Explain its impact/scale/industry window of opportunity and the level of urgency. Indicate the possible size of the opportunity in terms of demographics.

Delete any that do not apply:

  • New Revenue,  New Services, New Applications, Infrastructure, Faster Time to Revenue, Scalability
  • Other (specify): ________________________________________
  • Savings (if applicable): OpEx, CapEx, Non-Recurring Costs
Audience for the work:

Delete any that do not apply:

  • Industry: Service Provider/Network Operator, Equipment Manufacturer, Component Manufacturer, Software company, Test company, System Integrator
  • Role: Marketing/BusDev, Developer, Architect, Network Operations, IT
  • National/International institutions: Governments, Regulators, SDOs
  • Media: Analysts, Press

Delete any that do not apply:

  • Technical Report, Implementation Agreement, Architecture, Data Model, API
  • Test Plan, Liaison
  • Best Practices Paper, Positioning Paper
  • Study Document
  • Software: UML Information Models, CWMP Data Models
    • USP Data Models, YANG Data Models, APIs, Reference Implementations
    • Sample Implementations, Libraries, Software Tools, Test Plans,
    • Other (specify): ____________________________

  • Abstract test plan, test specification, Liaison/external contribution
  • Deliverables: Best Practices Paper, Positioning Paper, Webinar, public site page, presentation, video, etc
  • Other (specify): ____________________________
  • Availability and publishing:
    • Public - BBF Website
    • Public - Github
    • Public - Confluence
    • BBF Members - Confluence
    • BBF Members - Bitbucket
    • Other (specify): _____________________________
Intended use of the project work:

Describe the actions the readers/users are expected to take as a result of the project deliverable(s).

Related industry work:

Related project dependencies from and proposed interactions with other SDOs/industry forums and if the work is a pre-requisite to, a co‑requisite of, overlapping with, dependent on or competitive with this project. Indicate proposed interactions with, or dependencies on, other SDOs.

Other Considerations:IPR considerations, other.
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Project supporters/sponsors (minimum of 3 required companies required prior to ballot):





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