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Inventory of Roles

Identifying the various organizational roles related to your migration process can be very helpful. You might be surprised to discover that you need the support of individuals who do not directly use SAS software. Some individuals must be involved early in the scheduling.

Migration Providers

The following individuals should be actively involved in planning and carrying out a migration.

    Project leader
    Installer
    Data owner
    IT representative
    Hardware and software optimization specialist
    Tester
    Security officer or administrator
    Internal documentation specialist

Best practice

Plan to facilitate communication among these individuals during migration. In addition to regular meetings, you might try an intranet listserv or newsgroup.

Migration Customers

These are the individuals whose productivity is affected by the migration of data and applications. They must be involved in planning as well.

    SAS user
    programmer
    custom application developer
    custom application user
    analyst