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Implementing ITIL Change and Release Management by Larry Klosterboer

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Chapter 7. Migrating or Consolidating Data

Projects are derailed not by major things, but by simple things. Project managers usually do not overlook requirements or processes or tools, but many projects have gone bad because nobody thought about how to get the old data into the new tools. Migrating data from an older tool into a new one, or consolidating data from multiple legacy tools into a single new tool, are simple tasks that can significantly delay your project if they aren’t included early on.

Although migration and consolidation are simple, they are not necessarily easy. Dealing with thousands of old change records and hundreds of release records is tedious and time-consuming, but not complex. You can use a few simple techniques ...

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