12 top challenges in making an IT transition
Most provider organizations often feel highly motivated to make a switch to a new vendor, for example, in efforts to upgrade their electronic health records system or improve the exchange of data between diverse IT systems now in place. While much attention is paid to the selection process, the switchover is often difficult, as legacy systems must remain in place and accessible, even after a go-live. IT systems transitions are never easy, but proper planning and due diligence when it comes to retiring legacy systems can minimize challenges related to this key aspect of the project. Hayes Management Consulting offers the following suggestions in planning a change from a legacy system.