Advantages of ISG (Industry Specifications Group)
Quick approva: It needs a proposal from four ETSI Members and approval by the Director-General.
The founding members shall propose a specific ‘ISG agreement’ which will be binding on all the ISG members and will typically cover a statement of support for the work to be performed; any variations which will apply with respect to the ‘normal’ rules will be raised.
Instant operational-pack: The standard ETSI Technical Working Procedures apply unless otherwise agreed by the ISG members and the Director-General. The ISG may draft and approve ETSI Group Specifications (GS) which will be published by ETSI.
Quick setup: It gets immediate ‘basic administrative support’ provided by the existing ETSI infrastructure and provided from normal ETSI Budget