The 3Rs of data migration are risk, requirements and reconciliation, says Barry MacDougall, Service Delivery Director and Data Migration Expert at JMR Software.
Without question, data continues to grow in volume, value and velocity. It is now a critical element in gauging the worth of an organisation, but also key to helping your company thrive in the new digital economy. Organisations today are also being compelled to adopt modern applications, with new functionality driven by both business and user demands.
Although data is perhaps one of an organisation’s most valuable assets, it can sometimes be forgotten amid the excitement of exploring innovative functionality in a new system. Yet, the migration of data is often considered last. IT analyst Gartner states: “Through to 2019, more than 50% of data migration projects will exceed budget and/or result in some form of business disruption due to flawed execution.”
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