8 SYSTEM RETIREMENT PLAN
In this chapter I introduce you to system retirement plans and demonstrate how they are one of the essential Super SMART Tasks within PDMv2, performing a fundamental role in business engagement as well as providing the user requirements for the migration.
WHY HAVE A SYSTEM RETIREMENT PLAN?
I showed in Section 1 that data migration projects are frequently a psychological challenge to the very people you need to engage with in a migration project. You might need the expertise of the user population to ensure that you do not create the technically perfect data migration that kills the enterprise. On the other hand, the very act of engagement makes the imminent demise of their trusted LDSs apparent, which could alienate ...