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From Legacy to Cloud (Part 4): The 5 best practices to follow when moving your Legacy ECM System to the Cloud

In this fourth part – remember this is a 5-part article – we’ll check some best practices to follow when moving your Legacy ECM System to the Cloud.

Let us recap: we already highlight the advantages of cloud-based systems, checked a variety of problems associated with maintaining on-premises ECM system, and give you some reasons to migrate from a Legacy ECM System to the Cloud.

In fact, as your company grows, at some point you may be forced to embrace an ECM migration or upgrade. So, in this fourth part (remember this is a 5-part article), we’ll check some best practices to follow if you are considering moving your Legacy ECM System to the Cloud.

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Best practice Nº1 – ECM Road Map

No one likes to navigate with blinded eyes! So, if you’re planning to migrate your legacy enterprise content management system, you need an ECM Road Map. Without it, your organization’s content strategy can get lost and disorganized.  Make sure you align your business objectives with your IT needs (across all departments), and don’t forget to communicate the Road Map, share the information and train your team. If you are struggling, follow our guide!

Best practice Nº2 – Expect setbacks

To successfully migrate your legacy system to the cloud, you must get through the most difficult part: planning all process, determining what problems you want to solve, and determinate what tools you’ll have to implement. Nonetheless, you must be aware that even a well-prepared strategy can have setbacks.

Best practice Nº3 – Continuity

Migrating your Legacy / on-premises ECM System to the cloud is not a one-time operation! For example, you need to guarantee that your system runs smoothly. Don’t forget to do check-ups with regularity, so your information can is properly maintained and things such as human errors and cyberattacks are eased. The best practice is to plan a maintenance strategy and roadmap.

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Be sure you download the complete eBook above and if you’re struggling remember… you are not alone in this! Migrating to a modern cloud-native content management platform can became a risky, expensive, time and human resources consuming and complex process. But fear no more, Texter Blue will help move your ECM to the cloud… in a blink of an eye!

Be in the front line of your organization’s digital transformation and get the most of your data by migrating/updating your legacy ECM System… Texter Blue is here to help you providing the best results! Make sure you read our news and articles and contact us.

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