Lessons Learned from Content Migrations

Customers share their greatest lesson learned during content migration projects.



Quest Metalogix Customer Testimonial

Lesson learned on content migration:

Plan plan plan.

IT Manager, Medium Enterprise Health Care Company

Quest Metalogix Customer Testimonial

Lesson learned for content migration:

Coordination in every nook and cranny of the organization is critical.

Project Manager, Federal Government

Quest Metalogix Customer Testimonial

Lesson learned for content migration:

Allow ample time for migrations to complete.

IT Manager, Small Business Media & Entertainment Company

Quest Metalogix Customer Testimonial

Lesson learned – content migration:

End-user communication before and after migration, user mapping while migrating between environment to map permission, deferred required fields, etc.

IT Architect, Medium Enterprise Health Care Company

Quest Metalogix Customer Testimonial

Lesson learned on content migration:

User adoption takes time.

Procurement Manager, Medium Enterprise Insurance Company

Quest Metalogix Customer Testimonial

Lesson learned for content migration

Always plan more time to validate and reorganize the collaboration environments with the client, and include metadata introduction during migrations.

IT Specialist, Medium Enterprise Professional Services Company

Quest Metalogix Customer Testimonial

Lesson learned on content migration

Need to involve the users and communicate.

System Administrator, Small Business Transportation Services Company

Quest Metalogix Customer Testimonial

Lesson learned on content migration

Metalogix is faster than native MS tools.

System Administrator, Medium Enterprise Energy & Utilities Company

Quest Metalogix Customer Testimonial

Lesson learned on content migration

Communications to customers is key.

IT Manager, Global 500 Industrial Manufacturing Company

Quest Metalogix Customer Testimonial

Lesson learned on content migration

Ensuring documents are checked in before migrating. This has caught us out a few times.

Anthony Walton, System Administrator, Liverpool Victoria Insurance Co Ltd.

Quest Metalogix Customer Testimonial

Lesson learned on content migration

Plan and test thoroughly.

IT Architect, Federal Government

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Lesson learned on content migration

Data integrity and availability are king.

Engineer, Medium Enterprise Telecommunications Services Company

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Lesson learned on content migration

Ensure your end point is functioning properly.

IT Professional, Medium Enterprise Health Care Company

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Lesson learned on content migration

Understand what solutions are being used in your environment and what list and column are they are using.

Masymul Arif Ishak, Senior System Engineer, NS BlueScope Asia Sdn Bhd

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Lesson learned on content migration

Only migrate relevant and “cleaned” data.

Senior IT Architect, Medium Enterprise Construction Company

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Lesson learned for content migration

Ensure the business users are fully engaged and you have business champions in each area to support the migration. Also, ensure that the business understands the timescales for the migration and the new folder structures.

Roy Irvine, Procurement Director, Horizon Nuclear Power

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Lesson learned on content migration

Clean up old content before you migrate the content.

Niels Jongbloed, Project Manager, Immigratie- en Naturalisatiedienst (IND)