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How long will a legacy migration take?

To work out how long a legacy migration will take, there is a process you can follow that will give an estimation with a good level of certainty. Like all process, there is some input, a process to follow, and then some output. This might seem basic, but it is important to think in this context.


This article is purposefully matter of fact and there is more of an explanation behind the process in the links below and explained more in the summary.



The roots causes of legacy systems come from the loss of knowledge and control. To start rebuilding the knowledge and regaining momentum, record all your meetings!



If you are interested in getting qualified to answer the question: how long will a legacy migration take; I recommend joining up to Codebots and completing the Estimating a Project course in the academy. Some of the lessons cover:


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