ICANN Draft Five-Year Operating Plan

ICANN is introducing the addition of Five-Year Operating Plan to its planning process, and is seeking public comment on the ICANN Draft Five-Year Operating Plan Version 1 (FY2016-FY2020) [PDF, 1.04 MB]. The public comment period begins today, Monday, 11 November 2014 for a total of 55 days to complete on Monday, 5 January 2015. This year’s calendar for the Five-Year Operating Plan will be: The ICANN Draft Five-Year Operating Plan version 1 (FY2016-FY2020) [PDF, 1.04 MB] includes input from the ICANN community during the development of the Strategic Plan. In support of the planning process the Five-Year Operating Plan will be updated annually based on that year’s performance and the anticipated results, and in accordance with the Financial Model parameters for resources and dependencies. This will also be in accordance with the Multi-Year Planning Calendar. The Five-Year Operating plan includes: five-year planning calendar, strategic goals with corresponding key performance indicators, dependencies, five-year phasing, and list of portfolios; and five-year financial model. The opening remarks by Fadi Chehadé ( ICANN President and CEO) at ICANN 51 included an overview of the Planning Process. Please refer to https://www.icann.org/presidents-corner for the recording. The Annual Operating Plan and Budget will subsequently be derived from the Five-Year Operating Plan following community input. This ICANN announcement was sourced from: https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2014-11-11-en   ICANN Draft Five-Year Operating Plan 1. Comment Phase: Ends 12 Dec 2014 2. Reply Phase: Ends 5 Jan 2015 3. Report: Evaluation and Decision During this phase your comments are reviewed by the body that asked for input/feedback and evaluations are made about how to proceed based on the comments. Brief Overview In line with ICANN ‘s commitment to the multi-stakeholder model, the ICANN Draft Five-Year Operating Plan (Version 1 FY2016-FY2020) [PDF, 1.04 MB] is provided for community discussion and public comment. ICANN is seeking general feedback, as well as input Planning Calendar – community roles and responsibilities; Goal level – Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), Dependencies and phasing activities from FY16-FY20 plus the Five Year Financial Model. Your responses will help inform ICANN ‘s Five-Year Operating Plan and ICANN ‘s annual operating plans and budget. Comment Period: 11 Nov 2014- 12 Dec 2014 Reply Period: 13 Dec 2014- 5 Jan 2015 Section I: Description, Explanation, and Purpose We are seeking input on the Draft Five-Year Operating Plan which contains the following: Five-year planning calendar; strategic goals with corresponding key performance indicators, dependencies, five-year phasing and list of portfolios; and five year financial model. Your responses will help inform ICANN ‘s Five-Year Operating Plan and ICANN ‘s annual Operating Plan and Budget. Section II: Background The ICANN planning process is continuous and allows for an overlapping of its three components: Strategic Plan, which is developed with community input and is updated every five years. This Strategic Plan will shape our priorities, inform our budget and drive our activities. ICANN ‘s Strategic Plan for FY2016-FY2020 was approved by the Board and published on 14 October 2014. Five-Year Operating Plan, which is developed with community input and is updated yearly. Containing Five Year Planning Calendar, at the Goal level: corresponding Key Performance Indicators, Risks, Dependencies, and their 5-Year Phasing, and a list of Portfolios plus a Financial Model. Annual Operating Plan and Budget, which is derived from the Five-Year Operating Plan along with input from the community. Section III: Relevant Resources Planning Process: https://www.icann.org/resources/pages/planning-2012-02-25-en Approved Strategic Plan: https://www.icann.org/strategicplan [PDF, 1.64 MB] Financial Information: https://www.icann.org/resources/pages/financials-2012-02-25-en Section IV: Additional Information A session on Strategic and Operating Planning held at the ICANN 51 in Los Angeles – see http://la51.icann.org/en/schedule/wed-strategic-planning for further details. Fadi Chehade’s (President and CEO) opening address at ICANN 51: https://www.icann.org/presidents-corner This ICANN announcement was sourced from: https://www.icann.org/public-comments/proposed-opplan-budget-2016-2020-2014-11-11-en

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