On Current, Transitional and Target Architectures

Having worked through a number of large scale IT projects, migrations and transformations, I thought it prudent to share some thoughts around these three, commonly used yet commonly misunderstood, Architectural States: ‘Current’, ‘Transitional’ and ‘Target’.

All architectural strategies must consider at least two of these, the Current and Target states and some, well any which are not pure big bang releases, will include one or more transitional architectures.

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