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Conformance Certification

Oracle Pricing Design Center V11.1

Company: ORACLE
Product title and Version:  ORACLE Pricing Design Center (PDC) V11.1

ORACLE Pricing Design Center (PDC) V11.1 – Product Overview
The Oracle Communications Pricing Design Center (PDC) is a web-based application for rapid design and deployment of product offerings, supporting the full spectrum of pricing capabilities of the underlying charging and rating solutions.
The first release of PDC is fully integrated with Oracle Communications Billing and Revenue Management, providing the most comprehensive, functionally rich pricing capabilities in the industry.

Pricing Design Center is built upon an innovative, flexible architecture which can support multiple charging and rating solutions in a single deployment, while at the same time offering a consistent user interface and workflows regardless of service, network interface, payment method or market.

With its business-driven workflows to create and manage product offerings, Pricing Design Center enables the communications service provider to create new offers and promotions in minutes, a key element of success in an increasingly demanding and competitive market.

Information Framework version: 9.5

TM Forum has reviewed and approved the self-assessment of the product listed here against Information Framework (SID) version 9.0 Domains/Aggregate Business Entities. Each ABE was measured using an Information Framework (SID) conformance scale of 1–7, with 1 being the lowest, 3 being the acceptable minimum, and 7 being the highest level of conformance.

Detailed Assessment Results

Scope of Assessment – Information Framework Footprint

The following figure illustrates the Information Framework Level 1 ABEs that were presented in scope for the Assessment.


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Information Framework (SID) Conformance – Summary


The following chart gives an overview of the conformance scores granted to the ABEs presented in scope for the ORACLE Pricing Design Center (PDC) V11.1 Information Framework Assessment. Each ABE was measured using an Information Framework (SID) conformance scale of 1–7, with 1 being the lowest, 3 being the acceptable minimum, and 7 being the highest level of conformance.

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Information Framework (SID) Conformance - with Comments

The following chart gives details of the conformance scores granted to the ABEs presented in scope for the ORACLE Pricing Design Center (PDC) V11.1 Information Framework Assessment.

Information Framework (SID) Conformance
Information Framework (SID) Domain
Information Framework (SID) ABE 
Conformance Level Comment
Product ProductOffering 7 Core entity, required attributes, dependent entities, required attributes of dependent entities, all attributes of the core entity, all attributes of dependent entities.
ProductOffering/ ProductOfferingPrice 7 Core entity, required attributes, dependent entities, required attributes of dependent entities, all attributes of the core entity, all attributes of dependent entities.
Product Specification 3 Core entity, required attributes.
Product Usage/
Product Usage Spec
7 Core entity, required attributes, dependent entities, required attributes of dependent entities, all attributes of the core entity, all attributes of dependent entities.

TM Forum note: See the conformance score for Usage Specification
Product Offering/
Pricing Logic Algorithm/ Pricing Logic Algorithm
6 Core entity, required attributes, dependent entities, required attributes of dependent entities, all attributes of the core entity.

TM Forum note: See conformance score for Characteristic ABE.
Product Offering/
Pricing Logic Algorithm/ PLA Spec
6 Core entity, required attributes, dependent entities, required attributes of dependent entities, all attributes of the core entity.

TM Forum note: See conformance score for Characteristic ABE.
Common Business Entities Usage/ Usage Spec 3 Core entity, required attributes.
Root Business Entities/ Characteristic/ Characteristic 3 Core entity, required attributes.

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