Digital community migration can feel like navigating a complex maze, but with the right strategy, it becomes a roadmap to success. Dive into our comprehensive guide and learn how to define your migration objectives, test before executing, and ensure a seamless transition for your users. Turn challenges into growth opportunities and enhance your community's interaction, sharing, and growth.
During a community migration, our clients tend to overlook platform configuration more often than any other aspect of the process. Clients are generally more focused on and interested in the software platform selection and ensuring their content and data will be safely migrated over to their new platform. In this post, we’re talking about everything from design/theme to match your brand as well as the set-up of your community home page, groups and landing pages.
In the rapidly evolving digital landscape, the decision to migrate your community platform is often met with apprehension, primarily due to perceived costs. But what if we looked beyond the initial price tag? What if we decoded the cost elements, shedding light on the true value within each dollar spent? We believe in redefining the conversation about migration costs, transforming it from a discussion about expense to an exploration of investment.
Digital content migration can be a complex process, especially when moving between platforms with differing URL structures. An often overlooked yet crucial aspect of these migrations is link resolution — ensuring that all internal and external links within the migrated content correctly point to their new destinations. In this post, we'll discuss two innovative strategies we've developed to effectively address this challenge and delve into the complexities associated with different types of links.
Migrating Platforms? Here are 3 steps to prepare. Migrating your community to a new platform can be a large task, in our experience these steps will help ensure you are covering all of the strategic considerations as well as some key tasks and milestones. Some have called this a pre-project as it is the preparation needed before you begin the specific tasks to migrate to a new platform.There are three main areas to this process; Community Strategy, Platform Selection and Implementation Planning. Let’s dive in!
Community platform migrations can be a daunting and expensive undertaking for businesses, due to the amount of work required to transfer content and data from one platform to another. However, the cost of a migration will depend on a variety of factors, such as the size of the community, the complexity of data and platform being migrated to and from. For example, is the client migrating from a CMS where each page is really just a collection of widgets?
Considering a community migration, but unsure of the timing? There are many factors to take into account that will impact the timeline of your migration project. As you would expect, each company can be very different in terms of their speed in decision making, level of purchasing governance, overall process, number of decision making or influencing groups, etc. In general, larger companies will take longer to migrate their communities.
Community migration can be a daunting process, especially when it comes to the potential loss of valuable data and content. However, with proper preparation, you can ensure a smooth and successful migration without losing any content. With our expertise in moving content and data between various software platforms, rest assured that your data will be preserved during your migration.
Just like moving to a new home, a successful community migration requires detailed planning and assistance from experts along the way. As expert "movers," we have the skills and experience to help you seamlessly transition your platform to its brand new digital home.
Looking to migrate your business community to a new platform? Here are some top reasons why businesses make the switch. From the need for a more mature platform with advanced features, to limitations with the current platform, to better alignment with the vendor's vision, to cost savings, and more. Read on to learn how a platform migration can provide a better user experience, improved scalability, better integration capabilities, and help your community grow.
You’ve spent months evaluating which platform is best for your organization. You're confident you have selected the right tool, and have a good plan for implementing it. But if you build it, will they come? Knowing your audience, tailoring the messaging, and timing your communications properly will help you have the best chance of success.