Although it is important to understand where you are
(Current Model), where you are going (Target Model) and why you are going there
(Strategy Model), it is usually impossible and/or not desirable to create a
huge plan of work to move there in one step.
As in planning a very long journey, you will need to make
“Pit-stops” on the way, and you may have to visit various other “Way-points” on
“Pit-Stops” equate to the request for and provision of
annual budgets providing the fuel to continue the journey.
“Way-points” equate to the business objectives which must be
accomplished along the road to the “Destination” or Target Model.
An Intermediate Model is a statement of intent for some time
in the future. The time it relates to usually equates to a particular objective
although Intermediate Models can also be time based such as yearly, quarterly,