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Change Management  |  Content Migration  |  Enterprise Content Management (ECM)

What’s a Legacy System Replacement Project? A Non-Technical User's Guide to Starting the Conversation

“Legacy” is a term we see a lot in the IT world; in reference to software and hardware, it describes a system that has been superseded by improved technology. It’s easy to identify these systems with one simple question: “Have our business needs outgrown this system?” If you answered yes, it’s likely you’re in need of a legacy system replacement project - a project to replace the outdated system with a new system that can better suit the needs of the business.

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Content Migration

How to Perform a Content Migration - Your Checklist for Success

You’ve made a New Year’s resolution to clean up one of your digital landfills. Congratulations! But where do you start? In this blog post, we present an approach and checklist for migrating your information from one system to another. While the details will differ depending on a number of factors (the systems being migrated from and to, the nature of the information being migrated, etc.), many of the steps in the migration process will be similar. We believe that an effective migration process consists of four primary phases: Strategy Planning Preparation Migration

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Cloud  |  Content Migration  |  Enterprise Content Management (ECM)

Migration Is a Good Opportunity for Some Immediate Quality Wins

The movement to the cloud is past the tipping point. Cloud solutions are no longer a question of “should we?” but rather “when?” Organizations may not be ready to go 100% to the cloud, but for nearly 80% of organizations, cloud is a critical part of their strategy. Consider this data from a Fall 2017 AIIM survey of 182 end-user organizations:

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Content Migration  |  Enterprise Content Management (ECM)

I Want to Create a File Migration Mess – Tell Me How

Rapid technology change in the information management space is creating a fundamental tension for organizations.

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