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Release planning analyzes the impact of initiatives

The release planning process assesses market initiative implementation impacts to determine target timeframes, project milestones and other resource considerations. It is a collaborative process between the ISO and market participants to optimize the costs and benefits of the implementation approach prior to committing resources.

  • Market performance and planning forum 2015
  • Release user group
    Biweekly forum for market initiatives to discuss project milestones and deliverables. Projects are managed through the Master Stakeholder Engagement Plan and follow a standard project lifecycle. Major releases occur twice a year with monthly releases for smaller enhancements.
  • Technical user group
    Monthly discussion forum for participants to brainstorm and evaluate solutions for technology and process based problems for ISO development of prioritized implementation roadmaps. The group covers technical topics including process and technology design, implementation and evolution, and identifies and evaluates resolutions for technical issues. This forum will not discuss release dates, release plans, project status or policy.
  • Release planning - relevant market notices 2015

2015 Independent releases

  • Market simulation status communications - independent 2015 release
  • Convergence bidding on interties - implementation
    Part of FERC Order No. 764 market changes initiative
  • Enabling demand response phase 1 - location registration
  • Many to many substitution requests - implementation
  • OASIS technical specifications
  • Pay for performance regulation year one design changes - implementation
  • SIBR user documentation

2015 Fall release

  • CMRI technical specifications
  • Commitment cost enhancements Phase 2 - implementation
  • Dynamic limits technical specifications
  • Market simulation status communications - Fall 2015 release
  • Master File technical specifications
  • Draft Settlements technical documentation
  • Energy imbalance market year 1 enhancements - implementation
  • Pricing enhancements - implementation
  • SIBR user documentation

2016 Independent releases

Archive

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