Gartner Research

Strategic Best Practices for SharePoint 2010 Migration

Published: 08 March 2011

ID: G00211002

Analyst(s): Gavin Tay


SharePoint project leaders must consider several critical aspects when embarking on any SharePoint migration project. This document looks at five strategic questions that these leaders must consider before they settle on such a migration strategy.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Five Strategic Questions for SharePoint Project Leaders
    • What Is the Intent for Your Upgrade or Migration?
    • What Is the Criticality of the Content Being Migrated?
    • What Hardware Does Your Current SharePoint Implementation Utilize and Is It Adequate for the Upgrade?
    • What IT Budget Has Been Allocated Specifically for Your SharePoint Migration?
    • What Options Have Been Made Available by Microsoft?
  • Consider the SharePoint ISV Community
  • Recommendation: Realigning SharePoint Operations With Business Use
    • 1: Communication by IT Leaders for SharePoint
    • 2: Technicalities for a Retrospective or Rear-View Mirror Approach
    • 3: Streamlining of Governance Processes and End-User Training for SharePoint 2010

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