Minor Release deliveries were introduced in early 2018.
The Change Management Committee (ChMC) have set the criteria for Minor Releases as changes that:
- typically have no impact for customer processes or systems
- require less than 100 days effort to deliver
- are prioritised for delivery before the next available Major Release
Any changes which will impact on customer processes or systems will only be delivered within a Major Release.
Minor Release Drop 8 scope
The scope for Minor Release Drop 8 was approved at the DSC Change Management committee meeting on 12th August 2020.
The details of the meeting are available on the Joint Office website.
Minor Release Drop 8 has a proposed implementation date of 21st November 2020 (subject to ChMC Approval) and consists of 3 Changes:
> XRN5181 – Online Solution for Credit Interest Process
> XRN5174 – Agreed FINT Replacement Reads incorrectly triggering rolling AQ calculation
> XRN5118 – Change how the actual MR data is populated in UK Link
Design awareness material
UK Link Minor Release Drop 8 Design Awareness Material will be published when available.
Scope awareness material
The scope awareness session for this minor release will be published when available.
Who to contact
Bali Bahia – 0121-229-2075
Minor Release Drop 7 Documents
Minor Release Drop 7 (MiR Drop 7) has 3 Changes in scope for delivery:
> XRN4989 – Online Solution for Credit Interest Process
> XRN5036 – Updates to Must Read Process
> XRN5065 – Addition of Email Address to DES Last Accessed Report
Minor Release Drop 7 - Release CircularLast updated on 05 Aug 2020
Minor Release Drop 7 - Delivery PlanLast updated on 05 Aug 2020
Minor Release Drop 6 Documents
Minor Release Drop 6 (MiR Drop 6) has 2 Changes in scope for delivery:
The National Grid Transmission and Shipper-funded changes are:
Minor Release Drop 6 - Release CircularLast updated on 26 Feb 2020
Delivery PlanLast updated on 19 Feb 2020
Minor Release Drop 4 Documents
Minor Release Drop 4 (MIR Drop 4) has three changes in scope for delivery:
These changes were presented at the Change Management Committee (ChMC) on Wednesday 10th April 2019.
Minor Release Drop 4 was successfully implemented on 28th July 2019 .
Minor Release Drop 4 Release CircularLast updated on 11 Jul 2019
Minor Release Drop 4 (Scope and Delivery Plan)Last updated on 08 Aug 2019
2198.2 - XRN4777 - Acceptance of Contact details (CNC changes) – Inclusion within a Minor ReleaseLast updated on 19 Jun 2019
CP – 2378.3 – RT – PO – Minor Release Drop 4 and Drop 5 Scope ConfirmationLast updated on 07 Aug 2019
Minor Release Drop 3 Documents
Minor Release Drop 3 (MIR Drop 3) has two changes in scope for full End to End delivery:
- XRN4690 - Actual read following estimated transfer read calculating AQ of 1
- XRN4717 - Use of up to date Forecast weather data in first NDM Nominations Run
Both changes were approved by the Change Management Committee (ChMC) on Wednesday 10th October 2018.
The Changes were implemented on Saturday 16th February 2019.
XRN4802 MIR Drop 3 Release CircularLast updated on 18 Feb 2019
UK Link Minor Release Drop 3 Customer Awareness SessionLast updated on 12 Dec 2018
Minor Release Drop 2 Documents
Minor Release Drop 2 (MIR Drop 2) began Design activities in July 2018. Two changes are in scope for full End to End delivery:
- XRN4576 - Class 4 Transfer Reads not Visible to Shippers in DES
This is a new change that was approved for delivery by ChMC on May 2018.
- XRN4612 - RGMA Activity on Transfer Date
This is a deferred change from Release 2.
XRN4699 MIR Drop 2 – Release CircularLast updated on 24 Nov 2018
2102.6 – RJ – ES XRN4699 MIR Drop 2Last updated on 01 Nov 2018
Minor Release Drop 1 Documents
XRN4685 Minor Releases – MIR Drop 1 Change PackLast updated on 11 May 2018
MIR Drop 1 – Release CircularLast updated on 05 Nov 2018
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