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.
Choosing the right online community software for your business is crucial as it can have a significant impact on the success of your community. Having a deep understanding of your current and near-term needs is paramount before diving into the evaluation process of platform selection. We can assist you in finding the right software platform to meet your specific needs.
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.
Andrew Kratz recently sat down with Kate Weaver, a community veteran and former Director of Extranet Communities at Health Catalyst. The purpose of their conversation was to discuss her experience migrating from one community platform to another. Kate’s story and insights will prove helpful to other community owners considering a similar path.
Migrating from one platform to another can seem daunting, but if you go into it with a clear strategy and organized content, it doesn't have to be. I interviewed Robert Hanson, Social Edge's collaboration technology architect and migration wiz, to answer some of the most frequently asked questions about migrating from one platform to another.
Are you considering migrating from one platform to another, but unsure where to start? The concept of moving all of your content and users from one environment to another can seem daunting, but our experts work with you to simplify the process and ensure everything runs smoothly. The most important thing to do to get started? Audit your content.
Considering a platform migration but unsure where to start? Moving all of your content and users to a new platform can seem daunting, but doesn't have to be. In this e-book, you'll learn the key reasons to consider a migration, a breakdown of the migration process, and project preparation, including insights on timing, budgeting and overall costs.
In early February, Khoros announced that they would be sunsetting the JX platform by December 31, 2020. We recognize that many organizations didn’t budget for this situation and end-of-year deadline, and we want to help. Social Edge is offering to defer payment of 75% of migration and implementation fees to 2021. Learn more about our offer here.