DB Migration Assignment
One of the more common tasks facing CIS/MIS professionals is the need to migrate from one system (hardware and/or software) to another. This can be a daunting task with each case, more often than not, each being a unique effort with unique problems. Migration of a database system can be a complex problem that requires major considerations to software, hardware, database structure and user requirements to.
Your project is to develop a detailed implementation plan that would be presented to executive decision-makers and IT staff for approval consideration. This document will be the initial starting point for the project that the implementation team will use and expand upon.
Milestones and Deadlines
Milestone #1: a formal memo using a standard memo format detailing your approach to the problem, which plan format you will use, your preliminary assumptions going forward, the initial references you have collected on the problem, and any problems you foresee at the beginning of your research. Submit as an attached Word document via the assignment tool. The memo should be two pages with no more than one attachment.
Milestone #2, Detailed document using one of the two templates, showing at least 50 percent completion effort toward the final implementation plan, findings that you will apply to the plan, and references/resources. This will be accomplished using your selected template. Submit as an attached Word document via the assignment tool.
Final Version of the Plan. Make any desired changes to your document based on the discussions with your fellow students, and then submit it as a Word document via the assignment tool to your instructor.