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Project Name*Closing the Loop- Next Phase
IPR Mode*RAND

 

Explanations of each mode is available at http://www.tmforum.org/IPRPolicy/11525/home.html

Project Start Date*February, 2015
Project End Date*June, 2015
Type of Project*Catalyst Project
Strategic ProgramAgile Business & IT
Previous Project Charterhttps://collab.tmforum.org/sf/docman/do/listDocuments/projects.dd14nfvsonpm/docman.root?RequestFrom=FullView
Project Workspace Linkhttp://www.tmforum.org/community/projects/dd14nfvsonpm/default.aspx
Project Sponsor*Massimo Banzi
 Project Team Lead*Yuval Stein
 TM Forum Staff Support

 

Table of Contents


 

Project Overview

The Catalyst project will demonstrate a practical implementation of a closed loop functionality, used to heal and optimize a converged network running on both traditional and virtualized infrastructures, relying on both network and services inputs.  The focus will be on Agile IT contribution to the efficiency of services leveraging it even further to customer experience level.  Several standards, recommendations and interfaces will be used to support the integration, including TM Forum PM & PIE and 3GPP PM /CM. The catalyst is also related to recent TM Forum & ETSI NFV work and to NGMN recommendations.


 

User Stories

Provide a high-level description of how an end-user might use the output of the project.

If desired, copy and paste the table below to create multiple instances of the table and complete it for each user story.

As a..
I need to...
So that I can...
To do this I need...

 


Dependencies

Add in other projects and Frameworx dependencies this project will have. Please enter if your project will require INPUT FROM or produce OUTPUT TO the named projects/Frameworx. In the COMMENTS column describe the nature of the input or output

Project NameINPUT FROM or OUTPUT TOCOMMENTS (describe nature of Input/Output)Project Contact
    
    
    
    

 

 


Participants

This section identifies the human resources and skills required by the project to successfully deliver the items listed in this charter.  Unless otherwise noted, the level of commitment of all project participants is Best Effort.

At the time the charter is written, the individuals listed below are considered tentative participants. When the charter is approved, the tentative participants will be notified and they can “join” the project in the online community. From that point forward the project resources will be maintained and viewable in real time.

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RoleName*Company*Confluence UsernameComments
Project Team Lead*Yuval SteinTEOCOYuval Stein 
Project Co-Team Lead    
Mentor    
Marketing/Product Lead*    
Technical Lead*    
Sponsor*Massimo BanziTelecom ItaliaMassimo Banzi 
SponsorPekka OlliTeliaSoneraPekka Olli 
ParticipantVinay DevadattaWiproVinay Devadatta 
ParticipantAnbu GaneshCanGoANBU GANESH BALAKRISHNAN 
ParticipantAnh Tuan LeNetCrackerAnh Tuan Le 
Reviewer    
Subject Matter Expert    
Workstream Lead    
Staff    
     
     
 Role Descriptions & Responsibilities

Role Definition & Responsibilities

Project Team Lead:

  • Ensure project is developed in line with TM Forum IPR policy
  • Encourage all participants to take an active role in the project
  • Ensure participants have a clear understanding of what they need to complete and when
  • Drive the project team for on time delivery
  • Lead the design, planning and execution validation activities
  • Identify key companies required to position for industry adoption

Mentor:

  • Aid the team to maintain focus on delivery
  • Act as a source of expertise for the team
  • Join project calls to assist with blockages
  • Seek out expert resource to help as required
  • Be a guide and link to the wider Program

Marketing/Product Lead (not TM Forum staff)

  • Ensure all marketing deliverables are produced on time and to an appropriate marketing standard
  • Ensure catalyst executes its own marketing activities pre & post event leveraging participant company marketing departments
  • Ensure presentations and demonstrations are easily understood by different audiences and tailored appropriately

Technical Lead

  • Ensure alignment between catalyst project and respective collaboration project.
  • Ensure appropriate application of all relevant best practices and standards into catalyst project
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to ensure quality demonstration of integrated working solution
  • Ensure learnings and changes to Forum assets are captured and provided back to Collaborative team

Sponsor:

  • Articulate the Industry User Story
  • Act as a Champion for the team
  • Review progress at six weekly intervals to ensure relevance
  • Champion final deliverables at Nice/San Jose
  • Drive Adoption in own organization by championing deliverables as beta versions of solutions to be developed

Participant:

  • Develop collaborative solutions as in accordance with the developed charter and inline with Collaboration process
  • Participate actively in team working meetings / sessions
  • Complete tasks as agreed with the team or workstream leader

Reviewer (note this is only for projects with a large number of Champions- some may choose to provide their input via periodic reviews)

  • Review all outputs from team and provide quality timely feedback ensuring output aligns with business and technology requirements of your organization
  • Participate in validation activities, these may be online or face to face.
  • Monitor Collaboration Events & Activities page for all latest review activities

Subject Matter Expert:

  • Provide support and guidance to a project team in your particular area of expertise

 


Project Workstreams and Deliverables

The project workstreams and deliverables for this project are introduced in the sections below.

If there are multiple workstreams within this project, copy and paste the table below to create multiple instances of the table and complete it for each.

Workstream 1:

Workstream Leader:

#Deliverable Name*Deliverable Type*

Deliverable

Description & Purpose*

Deliverable
Start Date*

Planned
Submission Date or Release Number*

Work Requests to be Implemented

DependenciesComments
1 The Catalyst Demo The demo of the integrated systems, using several  standard interfaces (TM Forum PM API, 3GPP PM/CM)June 2015

2  Developed Use Cases A list of developed use cases, mapped to ETSI NFV work  June 2015   
3        

Workstream n:

Workstream Leader:

#Deliverable Name*Deliverable Type*

Deliverable

Description & Purpose*

Deliverable
Start Date*

Planned
Submission Date or Release Number*

Work Requests to be Implemented

DependenciesComments
1  

2        
3        

Member Validation and Feedback Approach

In the agile model, once a team approved draft has been created, a team should perform at least one, preferably two, member-facing validating and feedback activities.  These could be online or face to face.  For example, DevOps testing.

If there are multiple activities within this project, copy and paste the table below to create multiple instances of the table and complete it for each activity.

Activity Type

Activity Description & Purpose

 

Planned Date

Required Audience
Dependencies

Comments

 

Project Tooling

Indicate the tooling required for project success.

ProductKey FunctionsNeeded for Project?
Confluence SpaceDocument creation and publishingProvided by default
JIRA SpaceAgile project management
GitHubCode repository
TrelloProject Management
Other

 


Liaison Relationships

Please indicate if this project has or plans to have a relationship with other External Standards Organizations (SDOs).

Name of Organization

Is this a New or Existing relationship?

Linkages and/or Scope of work

Contact person

Comments

 

 

 

 

 

Charter History

Version Date Comment
Current Version (v. 3) Apr 08, 2015 05:53 Yuval Stein
v. 4 May 07, 2015 02:42 Yuval Stein
v. 3 Apr 08, 2015 05:53 Yuval Stein
v. 2 Mar 16, 2015 13:24 Jean-Pierre Dufresne
v. 1 Mar 09, 2015 14:15 Jean-Pierre Dufresne


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