Version 1.2 of the Clockwork Software Migration Tool is nearing completion. It is currently being tested by some customers against SharePoint 2013. It includes some new features and a number of tidy ups. So you can see what is coming … [Note 1: The next major version (v2) is intended to have a much simpler method…

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A short look at the high level migration related tasks when converting your document management system to SharePoint. The processes are discussed in terms of the Clockwork Software ECMS / DMS / EDRMS SharePoint Migration Tool, though they are quite generic. This diagram above summarises them. Here I’ll say a little more about each part,…

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I released my SharePoint Migration Tool the other day. It migrates documents with metadata from older style SQL Server based ECMSs or CMSs (like DOCs Open, FileNet, Worksite, etc) to SharePoint 2010 or SharePoint 2013. Over the last few months it’s been used on a couple of decent size projects, and tweaks from the resulting…

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[January 2017 – updated title to reference current SharePoint and to include PowerShell command that sets user permissions in SharePoint] Applications, like migration tools, designed to use the SharePoint APIs exposed on servers in the SharePoint Farm need to be run with elevated security permissions. With PowerShell Run the following script in the SharePoint Management Shell as…

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