Splitting & merging
This process involves increasing the local Platforms scale of operation, for example building up stock and sourcing available workers to fill roles. When it's scaled to an appropriate size some of the local resources are migrated to the remote Platforms location and continue operation there.
Sometimes things that split at one point in time will later merge back together. Other times things that appeared to be different are found to have the same goals and values...
Middleware analysts are developers with a specialisation in products that connect two different computer systems together. As the term implies, the software, tools, and technologies used by Middleware analysts sit "in-the-middle", between two or more systems; the purpose being to enable two systems to communicate and share information. Middleware analysts look at the system of systems. They solve technical problems which involve large scale inter-disciplinary objectives with multiple, heterogeneous, distributed systems that are embedded in networks at multiple levels.
Bifurcation: Division of a Platform into two...