Financial institutions have vast stores of data about their customers. As systems become outdated, needs evolve, and/or regulations change, banks often have to move this critical data from one system to another. In fact, data has to be migrated any time a bank installs a new server or software platform. To avoid losing critical data or hampering access to it, banks need to have a strategy and plan in place before starting the migration process. Lessons learned from other FIs Experience has
Migrating from one commercial online banking platform to another is no small task. Some institutions make the move in one “big bang,” while others choose to migrate in phases. Whichever approach proves best for a particular financial institution, Xtensifi recommends being rigid about the process while staying flexible with delivery dates.