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Don't Let Data Be the Achilles' Heel of Your ERP Project

Published: 27 May 2016

ID: G00292823

Analyst(s): Pat Phelan , Satya Devata


Many enterprises plan and execute data migration too late in their implementation projects and often struggle with data quality issues, impacting business benefits. ERP leaders should develop and execute a data migration strategy and start planning early to mitigate data migration challenges.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Develop a Data Migration Strategy Upfront and Involve Business Stakeholders in Migration Decisions
  • Start Data Migration Activities Early to Allow Time to Identify and Resolve Conversion Issues
  • Review Historical Data Needs and Migration Readiness
  • Plan the Data Migration Carefully, Test Thoroughly and Execute Rigorously

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