Best Practices for a Successful SharePoint Migration or Upgrade

by SharePoint MVPs Michael Noel and Stephen Cawood

Successfully completing a migration to SharePoint 2010 or SharePoint Online from an older SharePoint platform requires careful planning and analysis. There are many types of migration activities, each with their own unique types of data to be migrated and requiring a different approach.

However, it is vital for organizations to be aware that they do not have to be constrained by a limited migration approach; migration and upgrade projects are an opportunity to free SharePoint content so that end-users, developers and administrators can all benefit from improved information architecture and functionality. This migration white paper focuses on outlining the planning process associated with a migration or upgrade to SharePoint 2010.

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