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GDCC Release Page


Documentation regarding the current and upcoming releases of the GDCC can be found at the bottom of this page.


This page provides a view of the GDCC Change Process and how it interacts with the overall MRA Change Process as outlined in MAP 17 – Issues and Change Management document. 

MRA Change Management Procedure Overview

A summary of the overall end-to-end Issues and Change Management Processes is illustrated in Figure 1 and consists of processes covering:

  •  Issue Resolution;
  • Solution Pre-assessment;
  • Generation of Change Proposals;
  • Impact Assessment;
  •  MDB Processes in relation to Change Management;
  • Appeals; and
  •  Implementation.



Figure 1. – Overview of the end-to-end Change Management Procedure. 


GDCC Change Process

The Central Administration Service (CAS) acts as the primary interface between the MRA, GDCC database users and the GDCC Technical Service Provider. Activities of CAS include:

  • Preparing impact assessments for prospective changes to the GDCC resulting from MRA Issues or Change Proposals raised in accordance with the MRA Change Procedures issued pursuant to Clause 9.23 of the MRA, which shall include cost information;
  • Overseeing GDCC database development, including co-ordination of appropriate testing by or on behalf of users;
  • Release management; and
  • Continual service improvement.


GDCC Release Timetable

The below information outlines planned release dates of the GDCC for 2016/17: 

Release 11.0: 30th June 2016

Release 12.0: 3rd November 2016

Release 13.0: 23rd February 2017


The below information outlines planned releases of the GDCC for 2016/17 and other related key cut off dates:

Release Version Latest Date for Issue being  Raised Issue Reviewed by MDB Issue discussed by GDEG Latest Date for Related CP being raised Latest Date for MDB Agreeing Governance Changes GDCC Proposed Release Date
Release 11.0 18/10/2015 27/10/2015 28/11/2016 15/12/2015 28/01/2016 30/06/2016
Release 12.0 14/02/2016 23/02/2016 26/03/2016 12/04/2016 26/05/2016 03/11/2016
Release 13.0 19/06/2016 28/06/2016 30/07/2016 16/08/2016 29/09/2016 23/02/2017




Documents can be downloaded using the links below:

For further information contact the GDCC CAS This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Tel 0207 090 1068

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