Below is the typical migration process:
1.) Upgrade to the V7R1 compatible version of the Financial Software. Check with First Option if you are unsure as to whether or not you have been upgraded to latest version.
2.) Load V5R4 PTF that contains analysis functionality.
3.) Run conversion analysis to determine if there are any objects that do not have observability. If objects found (they are typically objects in a customers unique library), deal with those objects
4.) Once item 3 is complete, schedule a time to migrate with IBM business partner which should include a customer acceptance test.
5.) Migrate i5 to i7 system
6.) Perform successful customer acceptance test
7.) Go Live!