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4. The Six Attributes of a Good Data Migration

David Masri1 
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Brooklyn, NY, USA
 

If we were to Google1 “What are best practices?” we will find an answer similar to “commercial or professional procedures that are accepted or prescribed as being correct or most effective.”

But, we are left wondering why “are [they] accepted or prescribed as being correct or most effective[?]” If we then Google for specific best practices (such as Salesforce data migration best practices), we’ll get (often conflicting) lists of procedures and recommendations of things to do with minimal explanation as to why. Often ...

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