A data migration is a crucial operation within any enterprise and failure can be catastrophic. Data migration projects have historically a tendency to fail. According to Bloor Research, as many as 60% do not succeed. What are the characteristics of the 40% who successfully complete a data migration project and what process have they followed?
There is more than one way to build a data migration strategy. An organization’s specific business needs and requirements will help establish what’s most appropriate. However, most strategies fall into one of two categories: “big bang” or “trickle”.