GB922 Standards Addenda for Information Framework R17.0.1

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This release of the Information Framework contains major enhancements to it, including:

  • The SID MAP has been removed from all guide books;
    Refer to GB991_Core_Frameworks_Concepts_and_Principles_R16.5.1
  • All Data Dictionary have been removed from all guide books;
    Description of Entities are available in the Model.
  • TR244 entities in preliminary mode have been removed
    (preliminary Network Service ABE, preliminary Network Function ABE).
  • Support for virtualization by introducing the concept of ResourceFunction and other related classes such as (among others) SoftBlackBox, PhysicalBlackBox, HostingRequirement.
  • The concepts of SoftwareFeatureSets and SoftwareCommand have been removed.
  • Removed CustomerAccountContact replaced by PartyAccountContact.
  • Renamed PartyRolePossesPartyAccount relationship.
    Added relationship between PaymentMethod and PartyAccount
    Added Revenue Sharing examples
  • Annotated several ABEs in the LogicalResource ABE tree as likelyToBeDeprecated.
    In particular, the Converged Network ABE is now annotated as likelyToBeDeprecated, as there is no more development/maintenance of this ABE in TM Forum; in parallel, the artifacts originally represented in this ABE are now being updated and further developed as part of an activity in the ONF SDO (see TR275).
  • Added relationship between Currency and PartyAccount through a PartyAccountCurrency entity.
  • ProductOffering inherits from EntitySpecification.
  • Made EntitySpecificationType abstract and change association with it to a real relationship.
  • Added Association meta-model.
  • Added RootEntityRelationship and RootEntityGroupRelationship.
  • Added rangeStep attribute to CharacteristicSpecValue.
  • Added lifecycle and validFor attributes to EntitySpecification.
  • Added explanation of stereotypes, IDs and attributes multiplicity in the User’s Guide.
  • The following documents are not published anymore: GB922 Quality of Service, TR244, and TR264.

 (reading order is based on interest in a particular domain/ABE):

  • GB922 Agreement R16.0.1 SID Agreement
  • GB922 Business Interaction R16.0.1
  • GB922 Base Types R17.0.1
  • GB922 Calendar R14.0 (replaces GB922-1T)
  • GB922 Capacity R15.0.1  Common Business Entity Definitions
  • GB922 Catalog R17.0.1 Common Business Entity Definitions – Catalog
  • TIP Common Model Information Agreement V1.1
  • GB922 Configuration R14.5.1 –  Configuration and Profiling Business Entity Definitions
  • GB922 Project R14.0 – SID Project
  • GB922 Location R14.5.1 –  SID Location
  • GB922 Metric R17.0.1 – SID Metric
  • GB922 Party R17.0.1 – SID Party
  • GB922 Performance R17.0.1 –  Performance Business Entities
  • GB922 Test R17.0.1 – Test Business Entities
  • TIP Performance Management Monitoring Information Agreement V1.0 – TIP_PM_Mon_IA 
  • TIP Performance Management Thresholding Information Agreement V1.0 –  TIP_PM_Thr_IA
  • GB922 Policy R17.0.1 – SID Policy
  • GB922 Root R17.0.1 – SID Root Business Entities
  • GB922 Users and Roles R16.0.1 – Users and Roles
  • GB922 Usage R14.0 – Usage Business Entities
  • GB922 Customer R17.0.1 – SID Customer
  • GB922 Product R17.0.1 – SID Product
  • GB922 Loyalty R14.0 –  Product / Loyalty Business Entity Definitions
  • GB922 Service Overview R17.0.1 – SID Service Overview
  • TIP Service Problem Management Information Agreement V1.0  – TIP-SPM-IA (note Service Problem Management Information Agreement used as the SID addendum)
  • GB922 Logical and Compound Resource R17.0.1 –  SID Logical Resource
  • GB922 Logical and Compound Resource – Computing and Software R17.0.0
  • GB922 Physical Resource R17.0.1 – SID Physical Resource
  • GB922 Market / Sales R17.0.1
  • TIP Resource Alarm Management Information Agreement V1.1 TIP-RAM-IA  (note this is used as the SID addendum)
  • TIP Maintenance, Protection and Alarm Control Information Agreement V1.0 TIP-MPAC-IA (this and the SID Performance addendum represent the complete set of performance-related documentation)
  • GB922 Resource Order Portability R16.5.1
  • GB922 Revenue Assurance R17.0.1 – SID: Enterprise Domain Revenue Assurance Business Entities
  • GB922 Security R12.5 – SID Security
  • GB922 Workforce R17.0.1
  • GB922 Engaged Party R17.0.1 –  Engaged Party Business Entity Definitions

Reference Material for Information Framework:

  • RN310 Information Framework Release Notes R17.0.1 provide the overview content of the Information Framework and will identify the changes introduced in this current release.
  • Information Framework Model Differences R17.0.1 – GB922 Differences

Explore GB922 Information Framework (SID) Online

  • Browsable HTML Framework R17.0 is an online clickable model which contains the Business Process, Application elements of the Information Framework and mappings between them.
  • 3D Model and Viewer is a new multidimensional view of the Frameworx including the Business Process Framework (eTOM), Information Framework (SID) and the Application Framework (TAM).
  • Frameworx R17.0 Model Visio Format – TM Forum’s Frameworx model has been made available in a Microsoft(c) Visio(c) 2013 format. (coming soon)

Resources Included