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Technical Architecture and Business Architecture

The Technical Architecture and Business Architecture Sub-Committee (TABASC) develops and maintains the Technical Architecture Document (TAD) and the Business Architecture Document (BAD). The Business Architecture Model (BAM) accompanies the BAD to provide a visual representation.

 

What is the Technical Architecture Document?

The TAD describes the End-to-End Technical Architecture which encompasses the DCC systems, and the Smart Metering Systems together.

TAD Release Timetable

VersionLink to DocumentContentDate of Issue
3.0 Technical Architecture Document v3.0Includes SMETS1 Services Release content20 June 2019
2.0 Technical Architecture Document v2.0Includes Release 2.0 content17 May 2018
1.1 Technical Architecture DocumentOriginal DECC document14 October 2015

What is the Business Architecture Document?

The BAD describes the Business Architecture which enables Parties and Energy Consumers (or their representatives) to use the Services and access the functionality and processes described in the Technical Specifications set out in the SEC.

The functional and process areas covered in the BAD include:

  • Manage Inventory
  • Install and Commission
  • Configure Device and Payment Mode
  • Read
  • Manage Device
  • Decommission and Replace
  • Manage Security Credentials
  • DCC Processing
  • Manage Service

BAD Release Timetable

VersionLink to DocumentContentDate of Issue
3.0 Business Architecture Document for Smart Metering GB v3.0Includes SMETS1 Services Release content20 June 2019
2.0
Business Architecture Document for Smart Metering GB v2.0Includes Release 2.0 content17 May 2018
1.1 Business Architecture Document for Smart Metering GB v1.1Original document, includes content to SEC version 5.116 November 2017

The Business Architecture Model (BAM) supports the BAD by providing a high-level visual of the Business Architecture and associated SEC obligations.

The BAM can be found here. If you would like to develop a greater understanding of the BAM interface, structure and the objects used within the model, the BAM User Guide V 2.0 is available here.

 

 

 

 

 

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