Data Discovery Platform

Data Discovery Platform

Our Data Discovery Platform (DDP) is represented by an interactive sunburst chart, which is a very visual way for us to share your UK Link data with you. We have built several sunburst diagrams for you to interact with. Each ray on the chart represents a category of data. You can explore the data categories in each chart by hovering over the different rays, and clicking on them to delve deeper into your data.

What does this mean for you?

  • The Data Discovery Platform (DDP) is our first service supported by mobile technology, providing you with an easy and secure way to access your data on the move
  • Using interactive dashboards, you can explore and bring your company data to life
  • Data visualisations will provide you with clear insights that will allow you to evaluate, and easily react to any Industry changes and trends
  • Trend analysis enables you to quickly gain a competitive edge by identifying new opportunities to improve your performance.

What are the benefits?

  • You will have the ability to query and understand your own data, and create reports for your organisation
  • You will get frequent updates providing you with an up to date view of your data
  • To support you and organisation’s decision making, you can switch between high-level key performance indicators and low-level granular data
  • An increase in data availability and flexibility will reduce the need for you to raise specific reporting change requests, saving you time and money.

 

 


An introduction to DDP

Find out more about how our Data Discovery Platform (DDP) is opening up access to gas market data, providing our customers with valuable insights and visualisations.



Do you want to download our DDP app?

Our DDP app allows you to access your data on the go. Click the below links to download the app for your Android or iOS device

What Products are available to me?

Winter Annual Ratio (WAR) Bands

  • This Product will allow you to access WAR Band information
  • You will have access to pre-built dashboards and granular information to highlight sites without a read in the selected winter period, including groupings to prioritise read collection
  • Dashboard will highlight where a read has not been submitted in either of the relevant read windows; allowing you to submit a read in the following month.

Shipper Management Information (MI) – Portfolio Data Package

  • This Product will provide you with Daily Meter Point Reference Numbers (MPRN) portfolio data for Shippers
  • You will have access to pre-built dashboards providing the following data: Meter status, Meter Point Status, No Reads (Class 4), Blank Meter Asset Managers (MAMs), Dead Report, Portfolio Annual Quantity (AQ)/ Supply Offtake Quantity (SOQ) and Portfolio Count
  • You can track portfolio performance via trend analysis of Gas Transporters/Independent Gas Transporters, Network, Class, Site Type and Market Segment
  • You will be able to monitor your portfolio by drilling down to MPRN information to diagnose, assess and amend data accordingly.

Shipper Management Information (MI) – Read Data Package

  • This Product will provide you with Daily Meter Point Reference Numbers (MPRN) Read data for Shippers
  • You will have access to pre-built dashboards providing the following data: Transfer Read performance, Transfer Read rejection trend, Transfer Read by LDZ, The number of Read Rejections, Read rejection reasons, Read rejection trend, Read rejections by read type, percentage view of your portfolio which have had no reads, No reads by all classes, Age since last actual read, Check Reads, Check Reads Trend, Check Reads accepted vs not received, Check Reads by EUC, Check Reads by LDZ, Replaced Reads, Replaced Reads Trend, Replaced Reads by EUC, Replaced Reads by LDZ, Read Performance, Reads Accepted, Reads Not Received, Reads Accepted vs Not Received Trend, Read Performance by EUC, Read Performance by LDZ
  • You can track read performance via trend analysis of Gas Transporters/Independent Gas Transporters, Network, EUC band, Class, Site Type and Market Segment, LDZ and meter mechanism code
  • You will be able to monitor your read performance for the topic mentioned above by drilling down to MPRN information to diagnose, assess and amend data accordingly

 

Networks Management Information (MI) – Portfolio Data Package

  • This Product will provide you with Daily Meter Point Reference Numbers (MPRNs) and Portfolio data for Shippers
  • You will have access to pre-built dashboards providing the following data: Meter point count split by Local Distribution Zones (LDZs), Shipper, Class and Supplier. It will also provide a summary of Annual Quantity (AQ) and Supply Offtake Quantity (SOQ) for all Networks, Meter Point status, and Connected System Exit Point (CSEP) count and IDs
  • There is further functionality to drill down by address and postcode, and the ability to view by LDZs on maps.

Performance Assurance Framework Administrator (PAFA) Management Information (MI) – Reads Data Package

  • This Product will provide you with the ability to discover and investigate Reads Data.

  • You will have access to pre-built dashboards providing the following data and insights:
    – Transfer Reads performance for Shippers which includes: Comparative view of shipper performance and count of Transfers per shipper, Overall Shipper performance, Filter capability to view data by: Shipper; Class and Time           
    – Estimated reads performance for Shippers including: Comparative view of shipper Estimated Reads performance and number of Estimated Reads per shipper, Overall Shipper performance, Filter capability to view data by Shipper; Class and Time      
    – No reads performance dashboards for shipper split by age bands with capability to filter by Class, EUC and Shipper.
    – Check Read performance for Shippers including: Comparative view of Shipper check reads expected vs received, Overall performance by Shipper, Filter capability to view data by Shipper, Class and Time period 
    – Replaced Read performance for Shippers including: Comparative view of Shipper replaced reads expected vs received, Overall performance by Shipper, Filter capability to view data by Shipper, Class, and Time period
    – Overall Read performance for Shippers including: Comparative view of Shipper reads expected vs received, Overall performance by Shipper, Filter capability to view data by Shipper, Class, Time period, and Meter Read Frequency

  • You will have the ability and the functionality to drill-down to data.

Shipper Management Information (MI) – Asset Data Package

  • This Product will provide you with Daily Meter Point Reference Numbers (MPRN) Asset data for Shippers.

  • You will have access to pre-built dashboards providing the following data:
    – No meter recorded by; Class, EUC, AQ, Activity, Time without a meter and more.
    – Shippers will also have access to pre-built dashboards providing the following data: Incorrection correction factor by; Market Sector, Class, AQ, EUC and more

  • You can track performance of sites where there is no meter recorded, and sites which have an incorrect correction factor via trend analysis of Gas Transporters/Independent Gas Transporters, Network, EUC band, Class, Site Type and Market Segment, LDZ, meter mechanism code, MAM and more.

  • You will be able to monitor your asset performance for the topics mentioned above by drilling down to MPRN information to diagnose, assess and amend data accordingly.

Performance Assurance Framework Administrator (PAFA) Management Information (MI) – Asset Data Package

  • This Product will provide you with the ability to discover and investigate Asset Data.

  • You will have access to pre-built dashboards providing the following data and insights:

    – No Meter Recorded performance for Shippers which includes: Comparative view of shipper performance and count of sites without a meter per shipper, Overall Shipper performance for this topic, Filter capability to view data by: Shipper; Class and Time and more       

    – Incorrect Correction Factor performance for Shippers including: Comparative view of shipper correction factors which are deemed incorrect in line with the UNC obligation, Overall Shipper performance, Filter capability to view data by Shipper; Class and Time and more
     

  • You will have the ability and the functionality to drill-down to data subject to Contract Management approval later in May.

Network Management Information (MI) – HyDeploy Data Package

  • This dashboard focuses on sites within a portfolio which are part of the HyDeploy POC. It will specifically focus on portfolio data such as AQ, Supplier, Shipper and other Supply Point details. The main focus of the dashboards is changes within the portfolio i.e. when a switch takes place, Networks will  receive a notification when changes occur.

  • Through our DDP and our new dashboards, Networks can drill down on data at a Meter Point Reference Number (MPRN) level, to obtain more insights.  Networks will also be able to export and download data if required.

How can I access the DDP?

If you need access to the DDP, please contact the Xoserve Service Desk on
0845 600 0506 or email servicedesk@xoserve.com.

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Do you need any help?

If you have any questions about the DDP please contact your Customer Advocate.

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