When starting a Windows migration understanding exactly what applications are required for your migration is a challenge. Often projects simply start by packaging all the applications identified with high users counts upfront. Creating a huge amount of work before any users are able to be migrated.
This often takes the shape of a spreadsheet that becomes pivotal to the coordination of the application migration effort. We’d recommend utilising a tool like Migration Studio, which provides a single pane of glass for the whole project.
Enabling the project to be broken down into a series of manageable sprints means you can start sooner and finish sooner.
If done right, you are also embedding a toolset or process for managing migrations and you BAU applications for the future.
As technology continues to develop, it is true that some older programs become casualties of innovation. This often leaves organisations with important decisions to be made as older applications may not be compatible with the latest operating platforms such as Windows 10.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is an EU regulation due to come into force on 25 May 2018, at which time businesses and organisations’ responsibilities for the handling and processing of personal data will change.
In less than two years, Microsoft will end extended support for Windows 7. With an estimated 69%* of corporations still to migrate to Windows 10, now’s the time to start thinking and planning a successful transition.