Chargeback Functional Component
The Chargeback functional component provides chargeback (or showback) for internal and external services based on Subscription, Service Contract, and/or Usage information.
The Chargeback functional component supports the Consume value stream.
The Chargeback functional component:
Shall provide cost consumption information at the service level to consumers through the Consumption Experience engagement portal
Shall calculate the chargeback (or showback) of consuming/subscribing a service to a subscriber/consumer
Can take actual Usage into consideration when calculating the charge of consuming a service
Shall consolidate the charges from all subscribed services once Usage is collected for the given billing period
Shall send the subscribed service charges to the Product Portfolio functional component for an Actual Product Instance if a Product Portfolio functional component exists
Should send a Chargeback Record for approval and an internal reconciliation request to the Finance function if a Finance function (external to IT) exists