Extract from Gavin Manes’s article “Thinking About Switching Review Platforms? Your Data Isn’t Stuck!”
Do you want to make a change in your electronic review system, but you’re scared of the burden? It can be daunting – physically moving data, learning a new system, maintaining coding, minimizing downtime, getting your team on board, and more.
But it’s not as hard as you think. There are so many vendor and software platform choices. Some have merged, others have gone out of business, and some products have been discontinued. So even though you may not want to switch, there may not be an option.
We’re offering you some general guidance on moving data from any platform to iCONECT, including a few examples to help you see how your experience could be
Software vs. Service Provider
One of the key differentiators is whether you are contracting directly with the company that developed the software or are working through a service provider. It is crucial to determine whether there is only one instance of this application or multiple places your data is hosted. For example, this could be in your data center or in the cloud.