ITS Field Test Support Center mission statement:
To support the deployment of ITS based services by forming an open market place for exchange of know-how, tools, facilities required to perform FOT for ITS
ITS Field Test Support Center missions:
v To collaborate with local and international professional organizations involved in developing methodologies for FOT activities.
v To adopt, adapt and publish the agreed methodologies to carry out FOT procedures in Israel.
v To train consultants to perform processes in accordance with these methodologies.
v To maintain a database of contacts regarding test equipment, integrations labs, simulation & analysis tools or FOT facilities required.
v To maintain a database of contacts regarding experts & consultants (from Israel and abroad) with required experience to conduct FOT projects.
v To support agreements formulation process between stakeholders, consultants, owners of test facilities involved in FOT activity.
v To maintain a web application that enables ITS members to retrieve information regarding all FOT projects & activities.
v To establish and manage a "library" to allow access to methodology documents, interim reports and summary reports from experiments and tests for ITS.
v To conduct a debriefing for every deployment project & to publish lesson learned.
ITS Field Test Support Center principles of operation:
v ITS DC shall be formalized as standalone business entity.
v The ITS Field Test Support Center shall be formulated as an open JV to all interested parties to join as senior partners or associated partners at latter time.
v It is proposed to formulate senior partners & associated partners rights & obligations.
v ITS Field Test Support Center partners shall have an open access & visibility to business opportunities & may choose to be a part of the decision process that determine project methodology, facilities, analysis tools etc.
v Since ITS Field Test Support Center is designed to be a non collocated organization an effort should be made to develop a communication platform / virtual environment (website, 3D visualization) to make the center activities visible to all.