Standing Committees are created by the Board of Directors to address particular aspects of the work.
Currently, there are three Standing Committees.
The Strategy Board - Chaired by Janni Maaranen of Landis & Gyr
The DLMS UA Strategy Board reports to the DLMS UA Board of Directors and oversees the definition and implementation of the DLMS UA strategy. It owns the DLMS UA strategy planning process and roadmap, and it:
- Surveys the markets to understand the business trends; and
- Surveys the technology trends to identify candidate technologies that may influence or impact DLMS UA standardization activities; and
- Identifies convergences between those business and technology trends that may be important for the DLMS UA Members; and
- Proposes standardization directions to be explored and implemented into the DLMS UA roadmap; and
- Interfaces with DLMS UA Members and markets to drive innovation through standardization for DLMS UA Members; and
- Propose standardization liaisons to be explored and implemented into the DLMS UA roadmap with other standardization organizations; and
- Defines and maintains the DLMS UA strategic roadmap; and
- Defines the high level DLMS UA official documentation architecture to be implemented for any public document from the DLMS UA Qualification Board and the DLMS UA Technical Board used by DLMS UA Members and in any DLMS UA liaison with other standardization organizations; and
- Drives the DLMS UA geographical development.
The Technical Board - Chaired by Milan Kozole of Iskraemeco
DLMS UA Technical Board reports to the DLMS UA Board of Directors and owns the responsibility for the implementation of DLMS UA technical roadmap. It defines the technical strategy and owns the DLMS UA technology standardization process, and it:
- Participates actively in the technology watch, contributing to road mapping activities into the DLMS UA Strategy Board; and
- Owns the responsibility for technical content oversight of the DLMS UA Specifications and for supporting the DLMS UA Working Groups or DLMS UA Boards; and
- Owns the DLMS UA Technical Board’s work program roadmap and DLMS UA Working Groups’ standardization process; and
- Defines DLMS UA Working Group Maintenance’s contributions priorities; and
- Ensures alignment of DLMS UA Technical Board’s work program roadmap with the DLMS UA strategic roadmap; and
- Ensures alignment between the DLMS UA Technical Board’s work program and DLMS UA Working Groups’ work programs; and
- Approves DLMS UA Working Groups’ work programs and deliverables; and
- Approves and ensures proper release of the DLMS UA Protocol core specifications; and
- Defines the specifications of the DLMS UA Tools for development and tests; and
- Supervises technical liaisons with other standardization bodies or associations; and
- Approves the specifications of the DLMS UA prototypes and demos used in promotional events; and
- Reviews and recommends proposed written technical literature for digital publication.
The Qualification Board - Chaired by Giovanni Riboldi of Goerlitz
The DLMS UA Qualification Board reports to the DLMS UA Board of Directors and owns the responsibility of the definition of the DLMS UA Qualification Program strategy. It owns the DLMS UA QPP, and it:
- Defines and maintains the DLMS UA Qualification Requirements for demonstrating compliance and/or certification with DLMS UA Specifications; and
- Defines, maintains, and implements the DLMS UA qualification process for compliance and for compatibility certifications; and
- Defines the specifications of the DLMS UA compliance and compatibility certification test tools; and
- Defines the licensing policy of the DLMS UA compliance and compatibility certification software test tools; and
- Accredits laboratories providing compliance and compatibility certification services to DLMS UA Members.
- Defines the DLMS UA Product Qualification Certificate model to be issued for all products certified compliant or compatible respectively against DLMS UA Specifications and with DLMS UA Generic Profile Specification.
The rights to participate in the Standing Committees are defined in the ‘Charter of Participation'. Whenever an Advanced Member wants to participate in a Standing Committee then they should contact the Chairman of that board directly.