The Office of Strategic Planning & Policy Analysis (OSP) is a staff office of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The OSP is responsible for working with the FCC Chairman, Commissioners, Bureaus and other Offices to develop a strategic plan identifying short and long term policy objectives for the agency.
The functions of the OSP include :
a. helping to prepare the agency's annual budget ensuring that budget proposals mesh with agency policy objectives and plans;
b. working with the Office of the Chairman and the Managing Director in developing a workforce strategy consistent with agency policy-related requirements ;
c. providing policy analysis and development set by the former Office of Plans and Policy;
d. monitoring the state of the communications industry to identify trends, issues and overall industry health, and produces staff working papers;
e. acting as expert consultants to the FCC in areas of economic, business and market analysis and other subjects that cut across traditional lines; and
f. reviewing legal trends and developments, for instance, intellectual property law, internet and e-commerce issues.