Content Migrations: Options, Strategies and Faux Pas
Collection of articles about content migration. Even though this is about general CMS migrations and not specific to e-learning, most of this is relevant to e-learning and converting from one LMS to another. The summary of points to take away seems very true: we can’t expect perfect automated migration, and we have to anticipate that content will change.
- Plan, plan, plan
- Look into automated and semi-automated, but don’t expect miracles
- Inventory first
- Never migrate content as is — always expect changes
- Keep metadata top of mind
- Consider outsourcing for the simple tasks like cutting and pasting