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Open Product/Process CR PC111413-1 Detail

 
Title: Remove Tech Pub 77354 Guidelines for Product Change Notices
CR Number Current Status
Date
Area Impacted Products Impacted

PC111413-1 Completed
2/19/2014
Documentation - Technical Publications
Originator: Brown, JB
Originator Company Name: CenturyLink
Owner: Brown, JB
Director:
CR PM: Lorence, Susan

Description Of Change

Remove Tech Pub 77354 from the CenturyLink external website as it is obsolete. CenturyLink is utilizing the Telcordia Document GR 209 in place of this Tech Pub.

Expected Deliverables/Proposed Implementation Date: January 2014


Date Action Description
11/15/2013 CR Acknowledged CR Acknowledged. 
11/14/2013 CR Submitted CR Submitted 
11/20/2013 Discussed at Monthly CMP Meeting Discussed in the November ProdProc CMP Meeting - See Attachment D and F in the Distribution Package 
11/20/2013 Status Changed Status changed to Presented. 
12/11/2013 Discussed at Monthly CMP Meeting Discussed in the December ProdProc CMP Meeting - See Attachment D in the Distribution Package. 
12/12/2013 Status Changed Status changed to Development. 
12/13/2013 Communicator Issued See notice number NETW.TECH.12.13.13.F.11851.Remove_TP_77354_Iss_G. 
1/9/2014 Communicator Issued See notice number NETW.TECH.01.09.14.F.11900.FNL_Remove_TP_77354_Iss_G. 
1/24/2014 Status Changed Status changed to CLEC Test. 
1/15/2014 Discussed at Monthly CMP Meeting Discussed in the January ProdProc CMP Meeting - See Attachment D in the Distribution Package. 
2/19/2014 Status Changed Status changed to Completed. 
2/19/2014 Discussed at Monthly CMP Meeting Discussed in the February ProdProc CMP Meeting - See Attachment D in the Distribution Package. 

Project Meetings

2/19/14 Product/Process CMP Meeting Mark Coyne – CenturyLink said there had been a question last month about the initial level 4 notice for this CR that was answered as part of the meeting minutes. This CR was moved to CLEC Test on January 24, 2014. As of that date, the obsolete Tech Pub 77354 was removed from the CenturyLink website. Mark said CenturyLink would like to move this CR to Completed status. There were no objections.

1/15/14 Product/Process CMP Meeting Mark Coyne – CenturyLink said this CR is associated with removing the obsolete Technical Publication 77354 from the CenturyLink external website. CenturyLink is utilizing the Telcordia Document GR 209 in place of this Tech Pub. Mark said the planned effective date is January 24, 2014 and we will move the CR to CLEC Test at that time.

Kim Isaacs - Integra said there was a problem on the initial notice and somehow Integra did not receive a copy of it. Kim said she had reviewed the Document Review site when she received the Final notice and wanted to confirm that this Tech Pub is for suppliers of telecommunications to Legacy Qwest and not for purchasing services from Legacy Qwest.

Susan Lorence – CenturyLink said we would need to follow-up on this and get back with Kim since the CR originator was not on the call. She said we would investigate and include the information in the meeting minutes and also a separate email.

Kim Isaacs - Integra said that was fine. Kim asked if there were any other CLECs that had not received the initial notice.

Randee Ryan – Comcast said she did not specifically remember the notice.

Susan Lorence – CenturyLink said this is the first she has heard of a problem and would look into the problem further. Susan said if this was a big concern, we could extend the effective date to remove the Tech Pub from the website.

Kim Isaacs - Integra said she reviewed the Tech Pub and that she thought it was for companies supplying Legacy Qwest with equipment. She said if CenturyLink can confirm that, she did not think a delay to removing the Tech Pub was necessary.

Susan Lorence – CenturyLink she would investigate that and get back as soon as possible. Susan said she would send an email to all customers on the CMP call to provide that information.

Mark Coyne – CenturyLink asked if there were any other customers that might have a problem with removing the Tech Pub as of January 24, 2014.

Al Finnell – Windstream said that it was fine with him if in the email, we confirmed the purpose was not for CLEC/Resellers.

Frank Behnke - ATT said that was fine also.

NOTE: The following email was sent on January 21, 2014 to CLECs participating in the CMP January call with an explanation as to what occurred with the “mailout” of the initial notice and next steps in regard to this CR.

This is a follow-up from the January 15, 2014 CMP Product Process monthly meeting in regard to CR PC111413-1, Remove Tech Pub 77354 - Guidelines for Product Change Notices.

Kim Isaacs – Integra identified on the call that she had not received the initial Level 4 notice in conjunction with this CR PC111413-1. (That initial notice that was sent December 13, 2013 is attached.) Upon further investigation, it has been determined that the notice was inadvertently distributed to Legacy CenturyLink CLECs rather than Legacy Qwest CLECs. We apologize for that error. That explains why no one from Integra or Comcast -- nor any Legacy Qwest CLEC -- received the initial notice. However Legacy Qwest CLECs did receive the final Level 4 notice that was sent on January 9, 2014 associated with this change. (That notice is also attached.) NOTE: Legacy Qwest Resellers did receive the initial and the final notice.

With that said, I checked with the CR originator JB Brown and JB confirmed that this Tech Pub 77354 is not for services purchased from legacy Qwest. The Tech Pub is associated with the process to maintain “goods”, i.e., Equipment and Software. It outlines the requirements and agreements between legacy Qwest and our Suppliers for maintaining those products that have been purchased. As stated in the CR, CenturyLink is currently utilizing the Telcordia Document GR 209 (Issue 6) in place of this obsolete Tech Pub.

With that response from JB, it confirms the point made by Kim Isaacs during the monthly call that this Tech Pub 77354 is for suppliers of telecommunications TO Legacy Qwest and not for purchasing services FROM Legacy Qwest.

Based on that point, we believe that those on the January call agreed that we could move forward with removing the Tech Pub 77354 from the Centurylink Tech Pub site.

If that is NOT the case and anyone believes that we need to HOLD on retiring the Tech Pub 77354, please let me know before January 24, 2014.

12/11/13 Product/Process CMP Meeting Mark Coyne – CenturyLink said this was a walk on CR last month associated with plans to remove Tech Pub 77354 from the CenturyLink external website. Mark said CenturyLink will be sending the level 4 notice on December 13, 2013 with the expected implementation date of January 24, 2014. Mark asked if there were any questions. There were none.

11/20/13 Product/Process CMP Meeting JB Brown – CenturyLink presented this new walk on CR to remove an old USWest Tech Pub 77354 from the CenturyLink external website. Jim said in 2011, CenturyLink purchased Telcordia Document GR 209 which replaces this Tech Pub.

Mark Coyne – CenturyLink said CenturyLink will send a level 4 - 45 day CMP notice before the end of the month to meet a proposed implementation date of January 2014. Mark asked if there were any questions. There were none.


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