Business Challenge

Transformation project from Amdocs 5.5 to Amdocs CES 7.5 suite (JAVA SMART client) which includes Billing, CRM, AMSS, Partner Management, Inventory and Ordering.

Project roles

During the lifetime of this project I performed the following business roles:

  1. Program Test Manager managing directly all Astro Acceptance testing: UAT, BART (billing and revenue assurance testing; bill2bill comparison), PT phase 2 & 3 (Performance testing) and ORT (incl. go/no-go decision cutover). Controlling, overseeing all Amdocs system and integration testing: SST, ST, SIT and Performance Testing. UAT Testing Preparation based on Requirements, business processes and AS-IS functionality together with HLS, HLD, TDD and OOB 7.5 screen prints/dumps using HP Quality Center 9.2.
  2. Migration Manager, responsible for migration strategy (Flash cut vs. Phased migration), migration plan (Timeline), dumps, rehearsals, source and target data migration mapping, migration testing, data cleanup, data massaging, data purging, data archiving and data conversion strategy (temp tables, table space, AF).
  3. Solution Designer responsible for reviewing and advising Astro in signoff of the High Level Solution (HLS), Detailed Design (HLD. TDD), Business Requirements tracability matrix (RTM) and Interface detailed design (IDD). The RTM and Business requirements are tracked using Rational REQ PRo Tool linked to Quality Center using the QC plugin. Versions of software and code drops are tracked using Rational’s ClearCase and Risks, Issues, Actions and Defects are tracked using customized Rational ClearQuest (RAID)