1 Scope of the Remote Consensus application A Remote Consensus enables a TB/ISG to take decisions on Contributions (Drafts, Liaison Statements, Change Requests, Reports) outside of a face-to-face meeting. 1.1 Types of Remote Consensus: - Consensus measuring for Decisions - Comments Collecting for Discussion The application allows: - The collection of comments - The measurement of consensus by counting the number of oppositions - The final interpretation of the consensus is the responsibility of the Chairman who ratifies the decision(s) at the end of the Remote Consensus period. Notifications related to each Remote Consensus are automatically disseminated to the TB/ISG mailing list. NOTE: To be able to receive Remote Consensus notifications, members must be subscribed to the TB/ISG membership list.
To subscribe: https://portal.etsi.org/webapp/TBMembershiplist/
1.2 Recommendations for the duration of a Remote Consensus - The ETSI Directives do not impose a fixed duration, however the Chairman is advised to maintain a minimum period of 3 days to respect the global membership of ETSI across different time zones. Type DEC for Contributions such as a Liaison Statement or a Change Request (CR) – a minimum of 3 days. Type DEC for Contributions such as a Final Draft for Approval or a Meeting Report – a minimum of 7 days. Type DIS for Contributions such as CRs – a minimum of 7 days. - It is recommended to group Contributions into one Remote Consensus. 2 Getting started - How to access the Remote Consensus tool NOTE: Only community officials: Chairman, Vice Chairman, Secretary and ETSI Support staff can set up, manage and ratify a Remote Consensus.
Users must be logged on the portal to use the application
• Open the ETSI portal https://portal.etsi.org and log in with your EOL account