Category Archives for "Industry Viewpoint"

1 Data Migration Success: Are you and your supplier on the same page?

For many, the conventional wisdom is that if the data has successfully moved from a legacy environment to the target system without failure then the migration is a success. A lot of suppliers will word their contracts to that effect. They will basically state that their role is to move the data and any defects […]

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1 5 Questions for Your Data Migration Systems Integrator

I recently reviewed the approaches of a range of data migration system integrators and noticed a huge variety in approaches, particularly around methodology. The challenge for many organisations is that they’re in a catch-22 situation. They know they need external expertise to help them deliver a successful data migration but they lack the data migration […]

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Data Migration Market Update from Bloor

In this article, Philip Howard from Bloor Research provides reference to the detailed analysis they have recently undertaken on the data migration technology sector. We feel this represents a significant milestone in the evolution of data migration as a specific business and technology sector in its own right. Data Migration Market Update – Philip Howard, […]

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Promising opportunities for data migration professionals

The data migration survey from Bloor Research in September 2007 points to a number of areas of great potential for freelancers, integrators, vendors and employees of organisations implementing data migration initiatives. In this article we look at how the data migration profession can benefit from some basic innovations and improvements to take advantage of these […]

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Six Misconceptions about Data Migration

It is fair to say that data migration is one of the less well understood disciplines in IT and business, confusion often abounds.In this article, Norma L.Davis of Connective Edge Resources highlights some of the main misconceptions she has witnessed. Quick Navigation Misconception # 1—Data migration is an IT job function.Misconception # 2—An in-house IT […]

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Data Migration Survey of Global 2000 Organisations

Over recent years there have been relatively few surveys focused on the data migration sector. However, Bloor Research are taking a welcome focus on the data migration industry and this is commended. In this article, Philip Howard of Bloor Research introduces a data migration survey and a data migration whitepaper they have recently published. Data […]

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