SharePoint Migration Plan – Analyzing Source Content

SharePoint Migration Plan – Analyzing Source Content

At Tzunami, we handle a lot of custom SharePoint migration projects.  One of our customers’ biggest concerns is ensuring that ALL necessary content is properly migrated to the target SharePoint environment.  The first step for ensuring that all source ECM content is properly migrated, is to perform a thorough Source Content Analysis.  Here are some guidelines we recommend for understanding your content and improving your SharePoint Migration Plan

How many items do you have in the source?

Prior to the actual migration phase, it is important to get a sense of the size of the source data that you plan to migrate. Valuable considerations include: total size of the data to be migrated and an approximation of the average file size. It is also important to consider the fact that the security, versions and metadata associated with each item add to the size of the data.

Which items do you have in the source?

It is recommended to know how many files/folders and other types of items you are planning to migrate.

How are the items organized in the source? 

In addition, you must know what items you have in the source. It is important to understand how these items are distributed in the source hierarchy.

Identify complex issues within the source system

Since your target SharePoint environment may vary from your source environment in its structure and restrictions, it’s recommended to identify these variances prior to your migration.


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