SPSRB Briefing Templates
SPSRB Policy Memo on Decision Briefs and Product Phases
Analysis of Alternatives Decision Briefing - Template v8
This template is used by NESDIS personnel if asked to develop and present an analysis
of alternatives to the SPSRB concerning a proposal for product development.
Technical Assessment Briefing - Template v4
The Technical Assessment Briefing is used by the SPSRB Manager to present the SPSRB with a summary of a
new user request and the technical assessments of the request performed by representatives from The Office
of Satellite Ground Services (OSGS), The Office of Satellite and Product Operations (OSPO), and The
Center for Satellite Applications and Research (STAR).
Project Plan Briefing - Template v16
After the SPSRB approves a proposal for product development, the project plan is used by NESDIS
personnel to seek funding at the NESDIS Office of Satellite Developmentís Polar-Orbiting and
Geostationary Annual Product Review. The Project Plan Briefing documents how NESDIS will develop
and implement a new or enhanced product or service in response to a user request.
Declaring Enhancement Operational Briefing - Template v2
This is a reporting template for product updates or enhancements being promoted into operations.
The OSPO/SSD Division Chief will use this information to decide whether to promote a product
enhancement into operations. These slides do not have to be briefed to the SPSRB.
Declaring Product Operational Decision Briefing - Template v12
The Declaring Product Operational Decision Briefing is used by NESDIS
personnel to recommend to the SPSRB that a new satellite product be
Oversight Panel Update to SPSRB v3
The Oversight Panel Update to SPSRB template is used by the Oversight
Panel (OP) Co-Chairs to provide the SPSRB an assessment on the health
of satellite products in their area, identify their OPís accomplishments,
planned activities and identify outstanding issues.
Product Retirement-Divestiture Briefing Template v4: The Product
Retirement-Divestiture Briefing Template is used by NESDIS personnel to
recommend to the SPSRB that a satellite product be retired or divested
(i.e., be produced by another office).
Note: The templates contain instructions and guidance in the notes section of each slide.