The Billing OSID manages billing for customers.
Customer is a person known to the
billing system. A
Customer relates a
Resource used to any business speciifc data
defined in the
with effective dates indicating their association with the
Period is a billing period in which
billing entries applies.
Periods have a set
of milestone dates including start and end of the billing
Item is something that can be
Items represent a one-time or
recurring charge for some product or service.
Items may relate to a
in the Ordering OSID which manages the costs.
Items may also relate to a general ledger
Account in the Financials OSID.
Items can be categorized using a
Categories are used to
group items on a billing statement.
Entry is an
Customer to an
Item in a billing
Entry captures the cost which may have been
informed by the related Item.
Periods can be organized into federateble
The Billing OSID can be orchestrated with an Ordering
OSID to connect managed products and services to the
billing system. Without the Ordering OSID, products and
services may be managed directly using Items.
The Billing OSID can also be orchestrated with a
Customers can be
associated with financial Activities that collect their
Items can also be associated with
G/L accounts to organize different types of products and
The Billing OSID can also be orchestrated with the
Commenting or Grading OSIDs for to indicate the
Customer status and credit rating.
The Billing OSID includes a Billing Payment OSID to
track payments and a Billing Batch OSID to manage