2007 to 2010 SharePoint Migration<br />Don’t Upgrade Your SharePoint Mess!<br />Joshua Haebets<br />Principal Consultant, ...
About Me<br />Principal SharePoint Consultant / Solutions Architect<br />Been working with SharePoint since 2006<br />Been...
Introduction<br />Audience<br />Administrators<br />Consultants<br />System architects<br />Project managers<br />Team lea...
Why jump to SharePoint 2010?<br />Take advantage of the new features and capabilities<br />Administration<br />BCS<br />Se...
How do you work?	<br />Browse<br />Using navigation (IA is key)<br />Filter what you see<br />Drill in on libraries and li...
2010 - Browsing<br />Find-ability<br />Metadata Navigation Hierarchies<br />Metadata key filters<br />Term Stores and Mana...
2010 - Searching<br />Search<br />Full text search<br />Wildcard search<br />Refiners / Faceted search<br />
Metadata<br />Metadata is data about data<br />Content consumption depends on metadata<br />Metadata is the foundation of ...
Managed Metadata	<br />Create terms<br />Manage who can change terms<br />Alert on changes<br />Enforce use<br />Tagging<b...
Metadata Navigation Hierarchies<br />
Filtering<br />
Metadata Key Filters<br />
Term Stores and Managed Metadata<br />
List View Group By Navigation<br />
Search Refinement Panel<br />
Wildcard Search<br />Ego Search<br />
OOB SharePoint Upgrade Options<br />In Place Upgrade<br />Pros<br />Farm-wide settings are preserved and upgraded<br />Con...
Other Upgrade Options<br />Migration<br />Pros<br />Opportunity to organize and cleanse<br />No 64/32 bit issues<br />Sour...
SharePoint 2010 Migration Steps<br />Planning / Architecting<br />Implementation<br />Data Migration<br />User Training (r...
Don’t upgrade your mess!<br />Take advantage of the new platform<br />Cleanse your content<br />Re-organize migrated conte...
Introduce and apply data retention policies<br />Do you need all your old content?<br />Should it be left in the old syste...
Design site hierarchies and lists<br />Place content in the appropriate location<br />Factors that guide the design<br />S...
Design Term Stores and Term Sets<br />Design for reuse in many lists by many users<br />Assign owners<br />Create generic ...
Define Columns and Content Types<br />Create reusable columns<br />Create reusable content types<br />Rebase existing cont...
Design Content Types Hubs<br />Reuse content types between site collections and web applications<br />Decide which content...
During Migration…<br />Define values for fields to support content access and navigation tasks in SP 2010<br />Preserve ex...
Conclusions<br />There are good reasons to upgrade to SP2010<br />Map out your existing environment<br />Site collections<...
Questions<br />Email: joshua.haebets@evolve-is.com.au<br />Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/jhaebets<br />Slides: www.slidesh...
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  • Regardless of the reason you decide to upgrade, you may as well take advantage of the migration effort to take advantage of the new SharePoint 2010 features.
  • Amazon is a great example, do you search or browse
  • All the features that we discussed depend on metadataGoogle vs. Enterprise is equivalent to “The best answers to a questions” vs “The right answer to the question”
  • Can be used on the left part of the screen as shown here or as element of a list view. The functionality is the same.
  • Similar to including metadata fields in a view. Can combine more than one field to filter…
  • Find-ability is the key to getting the most of SharePoint
  • For file systems, migration is the only option
  • For file systems, migration is the only option
  • PlanningAre you going to take a big bang approach and migrate the entire organization to SharePoint 2010 or take a phased approach and migrate one group at a time?Clearly define what you are migrating? Is it your existing internal SharePoint 2007 Intranet and/or collaboration sites? Custom SharePoint application? Public-facing site? Additional content sources (file systems or legacy applications)?How will existing content be migrated? Do you need to migrate them all? What’s the cost benefit of utilizing a tool to do content migration vs manually doing it?Is your current SharePoint information architecture, site taxonomy and site templates well defined that you can replicate the model in SharePoint 2010?How scalable is the current technical infrastructure (hardware, software, network, etc) for SharePoint 2010?ImplementationDo you have the budget and resources to execute the migrations?Did you allocate sufficient time to execute?Which tools will be used?Test MigrationsData MigrationLive migration vs OfflineWill the users be involvedVerificationSupport
  • Other steps to consider when upgrading
  • Upgrade webcast avoid the mess id

    1. 1. 2007 to 2010 SharePoint Migration<br />Don’t Upgrade Your SharePoint Mess!<br />Joshua Haebets<br />Principal Consultant, Evolve Information Services<br />
    2. 2. About Me<br />Principal SharePoint Consultant / Solutions Architect<br />Been working with SharePoint since 2006<br />Been working with 2010 for 11 months<br />Driven by helping address business problems with SharePoint<br />
    3. 3. Introduction<br />Audience<br />Administrators<br />Consultants<br />System architects<br />Project managers<br />Team leaders<br />Goals<br />Learn about new SharePoint 2010 features<br />How to get the most out of your migration efforts<br />
    4. 4. Why jump to SharePoint 2010?<br />Take advantage of the new features and capabilities<br />Administration<br />BCS<br />Search<br />Content authoring<br />Social features<br />Browser support / compliance<br />Leverage SharePoint for the first time<br />Keep up with the latest, greatest version<br />Infrastructure<br />
    5. 5. How do you work? <br />Browse<br />Using navigation (IA is key)<br />Filter what you see<br />Drill in on libraries and lists<br />Search<br />Results are key<br />Search scopes<br />Refiners<br />
    6. 6. 2010 - Browsing<br />Find-ability<br />Metadata Navigation Hierarchies<br />Metadata key filters<br />Term Stores and Managed Metadata<br />Filtering<br />Grouping<br />Tagging<br />
    7. 7. 2010 - Searching<br />Search<br />Full text search<br />Wildcard search<br />Refiners / Faceted search<br />
    8. 8. Metadata<br />Metadata is data about data<br />Content consumption depends on metadata<br />Metadata is the foundation of all information retrieval <br />Metadata involves<br />Definition - which metadata is important<br />Structure – relationship between metadata and sets of values<br />Administration – configuration, management and control<br />Authoring – provide values for your content<br />
    9. 9. Managed Metadata <br />Create terms<br />Manage who can change terms<br />Alert on changes<br />Enforce use<br />Tagging<br />Available to everyone<br />Use common terms<br />Not restricted to SharePoint content<br />
    10. 10. Metadata Navigation Hierarchies<br />
    11. 11. Filtering<br />
    12. 12. Metadata Key Filters<br />
    13. 13. Term Stores and Managed Metadata<br />
    14. 14. List View Group By Navigation<br />
    15. 15. Search Refinement Panel<br />
    16. 16. Wildcard Search<br />Ego Search<br />
    17. 17. OOB SharePoint Upgrade Options<br />In Place Upgrade<br />Pros<br />Farm-wide settings are preserved and upgraded<br />Content is preserved <br />Customization will be (may be) upgraded<br />Cons<br />SQL Server and O/S must be 64 bit<br />Whole system has to be offline<br />Junk in  Junk Out<br />BEWARE<br />Database Upgrade<br />Pros<br />Can do multiple database upgrades concurrently<br />Original system can be left online (read-only)<br />No 64/32 bit issues<br />Can gradually upgrade site collections (using URL redirection)<br />Cons<br />Farm-wide settings are not preserved or upgraded<br />Customization will not be upgraded<br />Junk in  Junk Out<br />
    18. 18. Other Upgrade Options<br />Migration<br />Pros<br />Opportunity to organize and cleanse<br />No 64/32 bit issues<br />Source system can be left on line (migrate at your own pace)<br />Majority of your farm-wide settings can be preserved<br />Cons<br />Additional hardware required<br />Takes longer<br />Migrating to Hosted<br />Pros<br />Opportunity to organize and cleanse<br />No hardware requirements <br />Source system can be left on line (migrate at your own pace)<br />Cons<br />Takes longer<br />Lose control<br />Security<br />
    19. 19. SharePoint 2010 Migration Steps<br />Planning / Architecting<br />Implementation<br />Data Migration<br />User Training (remember visual upgrade)<br />Support<br />
    20. 20. Don’t upgrade your mess!<br />Take advantage of the new platform<br />Cleanse your content<br />Re-organize migrated content<br />Put it in the right location<br />Tag/Classify It<br />Re-use the data already collected in the old system – possibly in a new way<br />
    21. 21. Introduce and apply data retention policies<br />Do you need all your old content?<br />Should it be left in the old system?<br />Should you move it to the new SharePoint?<br />Should some content be backed up and deleted?<br />Should it just be scrapped?<br />Archive old content to other systems<br />Remember the file share problems?<br />
    22. 22. Design site hierarchies and lists<br />Place content in the appropriate location<br />Factors that guide the design<br />Search   You can make each site have unique search settings. For example, you can specify that a particular site never appears in search results.<br />Templates   You can make each site have a unique template<br />Security   You can define unique user groups and permissions for each site. <br />Content types   You can make each site have unique content types and site columns.<br />Workflows   You can make each site have unique workflows.<br />Site layouts   You can make unique layouts or master pages available<br />Navigation <br />Web pages   You can make each site have aunique welcome page and other pages.<br />Themes   You can change colors and fonts on a site.. <br />Language/Regional Setting<br />
    23. 23. Design Term Stores and Term Sets<br />Design for reuse in many lists by many users<br />Assign owners<br />Create generic managed metadata fields<br />Analyze whether your old fields (choice, lookup, check-boxes and radio-buttons) should be converted to this new format<br />
    24. 24. Define Columns and Content Types<br />Create reusable columns<br />Create reusable content types<br />Rebase existing content types<br />Assign content types to lists<br />Apply best practices and standards<br />Enforce corporate policies<br />
    25. 25. Design Content Types Hubs<br />Reuse content types between site collections and web applications<br />Decide which content types will be reused<br />Decide where content types will be managed<br />Promote reusable content types in to the hub<br />
    26. 26. During Migration…<br />Define values for fields to support content access and navigation tasks in SP 2010<br />Preserve existing field values<br />Is your folder hierarchy actually metadata? You may consider making it metadata<br />Map values from the existing fields and lookup lists to the newly designed taxonomy managed metadata fields<br />
    27. 27. Conclusions<br />There are good reasons to upgrade to SP2010<br />Map out your existing environment<br />Site collections<br />Webs<br />Lists<br />Content Types<br />Upgrade is the perfect time to clean things up<br />
    28. 28. Questions<br />Email: joshua.haebets@evolve-is.com.au<br />Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/jhaebets<br />Slides: www.slideshare.com/jhaebets<br />

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