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Open System CR SCR090418-1 Detail

 
Title: Introduce a new Application Programming Interface (API) for EASE ASR.
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SCR090418-1 CLEC Test
12/31/2018
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Originator: Pavlovich, Joe
Originator Company Name: CenturyLink
Owner: Pavlovich, Joe
Director:
CR PM: Lorence, Susan

Description Of Change

CenturyLink will be introducing a new Application Programming Interface for EASE ASR. There are no application to application functions that will be changing. This change is only impacting connectivity. The amount of customer impact is dependent on the type of customer connectivity that exists today.

UPDATE AS OF 09-13-18:

CenturyLink is introducing a change in the EASE UOM gateway that will impact customers utilizing the UOM interface for EASE ASR processing. Customers who ONLY utilize the CenturyLink EASE VFO (GUI) application WILL NOT be impacted by this change. Although we expect minimal impact, CenturyLink will be reaching out directly to the impacted customers to discuss the change needed and set up a timeframe to complete the changes.

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CenturyLink will be working with each impacted customer to develop a transition plan and timeline.

Testing could begin as early as 1Q19 with a full implementation in production by November 2019.

Status History

Date Action Description
4/24/2018 CR Submitted CR Submitted. 
4/25/2018 CR Acknowledged CR Acknowledged. 
5/16/2018 Discussed at Monthly CMP Meeting Discussed in the May Product/Process CMP Meeting - See Attachment D in the Distribution Package. 
5/16/2018 Status Changed Status changed to Presented. 
6/1/2018 Status Changed Status changed to Development. 
6/20/2018 Discussed at Monthly CMP Meeting Discussed in the June Product/Process CMP Meeting - See Attachment D in the Distribution Package. 
7/18/2018 Discussed at Monthly CMP Meeting Discussed in the July Product/Process CMP Meeting - See Attachment D in the Distribution Package. 
7/25/2018 Record Update CR Description Update received from originator Lee Brummett. 
8/15/2018 Discussed at Monthly CMP Meeting Discussed in the August Product/Process CMP Meeting - See Attachment D in the Distribution Package. 
8/31/2018 Communicator Issued See notification number PROD.RESL.08.31.18.F.16920.Grandfather_Elim_ATM_FRS. 
9/4/2018 CR Submitted CR Submitted. 
9/7/2018 CR Acknowledged CR Acknowledged. 
9/13/2018 Additional Information CR Description updated by originator to clarify that this CR only impacts EASE ASR UOM customers and does not impact customers that only use the EASE VFO (GUI). 
9/19/2018 Discussed at Monthly CMP Meeting Discussed in the September Product/Process CMP Meeting - See Attachment D in the Distribution Package. 
9/19/2018 Discussed at Monthly CMP Meeting Discussed in the September Systems CMP Meeting - See Attachment C in the Distribution Package. 
9/19/2018 Status Changed Status changed to Presented. 
9/27/2018 Status Changed Status changed to Development. 
9/28/2018 Communicator Issued See notification number PROD.RESL.09.28.18.F.16960.FNL_Grndfthr_Elim_ATM_FRS. 
10/15/2018 Status Changed Status changed to CLEC Test. 
10/17/2018 Discussed at Monthly CMP Meeting Discussed in the October Product/Process CMP Meeting - See Attachment D in the Distribution Package. 
10/17/2018 Discussed at Monthly CMP Meeting Discussed in the October Systems CMP Meeting - See Attachment I in the Distribution Package. 
10/19/2018 Communicator Issued See notification number SYST.EASE.10.19.18.F.16982.New_API_DraftTechSpecs. 
10/30/2018 General Meeting Held System Release walkthrough was held. Bridge was opened however no customers called into the call. 
11/14/2018 Discussed at Monthly CMP Meeting Discussed in the November Product/Process CMP Meeting - See Attachment D in the Distribution Package. 
11/14/2018 Discussed at Monthly CMP Meeting Discussed in the November Systems CMP Meeting - See Attachment I in the Distribution Package. 
11/16/2018 Communicator Issued See notification number SYST.EASE.11.16.18.F.17009.New_API_FINALTechSpecs. 
12/12/2018 Discussed at Monthly CMP Meeting Discussed in the December Product/Process CMP Meeting - See Attachment D in the Distribution Package. 
12/12/2018 Discussed at Monthly CMP Meeting Discussed in the December Systems CMP Meeting - See Attachment I in the Distribution Package. 
12/31/2018 Status Changed Status changed to CLEC Test. 
1/16/2019 Discussed at Monthly CMP Meeting Discussed in the January Systems CMP Meeting - See Attachment G in the Distribution Package. 
1/16/2019 Discussed at Monthly CMP Meeting Discussed in the January Product/Process CMP Meeting - See Attachment D in the Distribution Package. 
2/20/2019 CR Submitted CR Submitted. 
2/20/2019 Discussed at Monthly CMP Meeting Discussed in the February Product/Process CMP Meeting - See Attachment D in the Distribution Package. 
2/22/2019 CR Acknowledged CR Acknowledged. 
3/20/2019 Status Changed CR Status changed to COMPLETED. 
3/20/2019 Discussed at Monthly CMP Meeting Discussed in the March Product/Process CMP Meeting - See Attachment D in the Distribution Package. 
3/20/2019 Discussed at Monthly CMP Meeting Discussed in the March Systems CMP Meeting - See Attachment C in the Distribution Package. 
3/20/2019 Discussed at Monthly CMP Meeting Discussed in the March Systems CMP Meeting - See Attachment G in the Distribution Package. 
3/20/2019 Status Changed Status changed to Presented. 
3/22/2019 Communicator Issued Ad hoc meeting scheduled. See notification number CMPR.MEET.03.22.19.F.17155.AdHocMtgSystemCR_EASE_Doc 
3/27/2019 Status Changed Status changed to Development. 
4/1/2019 General Meeting Held Ad hoc meeting conducted. 
4/4/2019 Communicator Issued Planned system documentation changes sent for review. See notification number SYST.EASE.04.04.19.F.17333.EASE_SystemDoc_Streamline. 
4/17/2019 Discussed at Monthly CMP Meeting Discussed in the April Systems CMP Meeting - See Attachment G in the Distribution Package. 
4/17/2019 Discussed at Monthly CMP Meeting Discussed in the April Systems CMP Meeting - See Attachment K in the Distribution Package. 
5/3/2019 Status Changed Status changed to CLEC Test. 
5/15/2019 Discussed at Monthly CMP Meeting Discussed in the May Systems CMP Meeting - See Attachment G in the Distribution Package. 
5/15/2019 Status Changed Status changed to Completed. 
5/15/2019 Discussed at Monthly CMP Meeting Discussed in the May Systems CMP Meeting - See Attachment G in the Distribution Package. 
6/19/2019 Discussed at Monthly CMP Meeting Discussed in the June Systems CMP Meeting - See Attachment G in the Distribution Package. 

Project Meetings

6/19/19 System CMP Meeting Mark Coyne CenturyLink said there is nothing new to share for this CR. The planned Production effective date remains November 2019. This CR is associated with the change in the EASE UOM gateway that ONLY impacts customers utilizing the UOM interface for EASE ASR processing. CenturyLink will continue to monitor this CR to determine when all customers have been migrated so we can move this to a Completed status.

5/15/19 System CMP Meeting Mark Coyne CenturyLink said there is nothing new to share for this CR. The planned Production effective date remains November 2019. Mark said we will continue to monitor this CR to determine when all customers have been migrated so we can move it to a Completed status.

4/17/19 System CMP Meeting Mark Coyne CenturyLink said this CR remains in CLEC Test. CenturyLink is continuing to work directly with the impacted customers to establish a timeframe to complete the change to the new API. The planned Production effective date remains November 2019. Mark said we will continue to monitor this CR to determine when all customers have been migrated so we can move it to a Completed status.

3/20/19 System CMP Meeting Mark Coyne CenturyLink said this CR is associated with the change in the EASE UOM gateway that only impacts customers utilizing the UOM interface for EASE ASR processing. CenturyLink is working directly with the impacted customers to establish a timeline to change to the new API. Mark said the Production effective date is November 2019. We will monitor the CR and keep it in CLEC Test until all customers have been migrated.

01/16/19 System CMP Meeting Mark Coyne CenturyLink said this CR is now in CLEC test. It will remain in CLEC Test until the full implementation which is planned for November 2019. As a reminder, only EASE UOM customers are impacted by this new API. Mark said CenturyLink SMEs are working with impacted customers to begin testing.

12/12/18 System CMP Meeting Mark Coyne CenturyLink said the Final Technical Specification System Notice was issued on November 16, 2018. This CR for a new API only impacts EASE UOM customers; it does not impact EASE GUI VFO customers. Testing with impacted customers will begin first quarter 2019 with full implementation in production planned for November 2019. CenturyLink personnel are contacting impacted customers to review the interfaces that will be changing to this new API.

11/14/18 System CMP Meeting Mark Coyne CenturyLink said the Draft Technical Specification System Notice was issued on October 19, 2018. This new API change only impacts EASE UOM customers; it does not impact EASE GUI VFO customers. Mark said a walkthrough was held on October 30, 2018; no customers called into the call. Testing with impacted customers will begin first quarter 2019 with full implementation in production scheduled for November 2019.

10/17/18 System CMP Meeting Mark Coyne CenturyLink stated this CR was presented last month associated with the new API that only impacts customers that use the EASE UOM gateway for ASR processing. There are no impacts to customers who only utilize the CenturyLink EASE VFO (GUI) application. The Draft Technical Specification System Notice will be issued on October 19, 2018. The dates in System Notification Timeline are associated with testing with impacted customers. The walkthrough is tentatively scheduled for October 30, 2018. Testing could begin as early as 1Q19 with full implementation in Production planned for November 2019.

NOTE: Attachment I in the System package included a REMINDER that mistakenly referenced IMA customers being impacted by this new API. It is only EASE UOM customers that are impacted.

9/19/18 System CMP Meeting Letty Walker - CenturyLink presented this new CR. She advised that CenturyLink is introducing an upgrade to the EASE UOM gateway API that will only impact customers utilizing the UOM interface for EASE ASR processing. CenturyLink will be reaching out directly to the impacted customers to discuss the change needed and set up a timeframe to complete the changes with each customer. Letty said we could begin testing as early as 1st Quarter 2019 with a full implementation in production by November 2019. It is not a short turnaround. The intent is to provide as much lead time as possible.

Mark Coyne CenturyLink said we will send a 73 day System notice to relay the app to app changes likely by the end of September. He asked if there were any comments or questions. There were none.

CenturyLink Response

Information Current as of 5/8/2020