I would like to understand the provisioning process, i.e., everything that happens from the moment a customer request...
a service till the first bill is received. Do you have this flow chart? Do you know where I can find it? Thanks in advance, Cesar Dear Cesar: The provisioning process is something that's more typically associated with telecommunications services than with networking services, though there has been some spillover from telecomm into networking in this regard. And while I do not have a flowchart immediately at hand for this process (and I kind of doubt a single such chart exists; rather, it would be far more likely that individual provisioning processes or operations would each have their own unique flowcharts). I just visited Yahoo! and used the following search string '"provisioning" NEAR "flowchart"' (omit the single quotes, I use them here just to set the text off) to turn up over 100 responses. May I suggest you repeat this exercise for yourself? Of the first 20, half look like you would find them moderately interesting.
Good luck in your search for further information.
Dig Deeper on Networking Certs and Careers
Related Q&A from Ed Tittel
Microsoft Edge, Windows 10's default browser, includes a file-sharing tool called Near Share, which is helpful, if not truly groundbreaking. Continue Reading
The Windows ADK can help ensure Windows 10 compatibility for apps, software and hardware. There are six key steps to the installation process. Continue Reading
A network engineer job description will vary. Primarily, it depends on whether the job focuses on engineering a new network or on running a network ... Continue Reading
Have a question for an expert?
Please add a title for your question
Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.