Advanced Strategy: Platform Migration

It's Moving Day

In this advanced level course, we'll explore platform migrations from end-to-end. You'll learn how to prepare and execute a professional move of people, content, and platforms based on Brian's experience with hundreds of migrations. 🚚📦

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Course Overview

Series: Technology / Operations
~1 Hour, 45 Minutes

Course objectives:

  1. Define “Migration”
  2. Understand why community migrations happen
  3. Discuss the conditions under which you may choose to migrate
  4. Describe the risks commonly associated with migrations
  5. Consider how best to start the process with vendors
  6. Pinpoint how to migrate content and users to a new platform
  7. Know what to do immediately following a migration

Who this course is for:

  • Community builders that are planning to migrate their community from one platform to another now or in the future


  • Have a basic understanding of community platforms and technologies. Completing Community Platform Essentials prior to enrolling in this course is recommended, but not required

Course Curriculum

15 Lessons / ~1 Hour 45 Minutes

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