(1). A word used to compare when a website switches servers, IP addresses or ports information from an old version to a new version, to the graceful Barn Swallow migrating south for the winter.
(2). A process that is done incorrectly 99% of the time and rarely worth the time, effort and money it was supposed to save.
“Hey Tracy, I noticed that since the migration sales have been slumping. did we flip the switch too soon? How come you didn’t warn us this may happen? I really don’t appreciate that kind of language, Tracy.”
(1). The number of things you need to do to accomplish a task on your company’s computer system. The term is usually used when proposing system upgrades that will never be approved.
“Megan, if we spend a few dollars now on this upgrade, it will significantly reduce keystrokes for the entire team, meaning we should be able to keep headcount static for at least another year. Bangalore? No, I wasn’t aware we were moving Operations to Bangalore…”