SET UP AN APPROPRIATE PROJECT SUPPORT OFFICE FUNCTION
This aspect of data migration projects is so often overlooked until things start to go wrong. Once again this is not an area that a book on data migration should try to cover exhaustively. There are plenty of books that cover project management. All I intend to address here are those aspects where a data migration project differs from the norm.
Environments differ but for me the most significant aspects to get a handle on are the configuration management and planning functions.
Configuration management is the process of holding a definition of the current state of the deliverables and being able to go forward to newer versions or revert to older ones. In a normal ...