DevCon: Easing Migration Tension with an Effective SaaS Testing Plan

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This informative lecture demonstrates the technical aspects of the process Gannon University, in tandem with Blackboard Technical Project Management, followed to successfully transition from Managed Hosting (MH) to the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) deployment option in less than 60 days.Attendees will learn from LMS Administrators and Director of CETL what technical considerations (front-end and back-end) should be addressed in a migration to SaaS. This includes identifying testing needs, recommended participants, and responsibilities; mapping key processes; and coordinating events for limited disruption. Discussions and examples include integration of resources and pre- and post-testing. These actions lead to a stress-free and timely launch into SaaS.Attendees will walk away with a testing checklist, that can be modified for their implementations. This checklist addresses the skills and people needed for each stage of testing and serves as a solid foundation for attendees to effectively test their own project. Potential door prizes!

 

Presenters: Catherine Datte, Brian McIntyre

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