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"The goal of this white paper is to present the concept of migration in a generic sense, and then to show a specific migration model using this process based on a migration of a customer from Lotus Domino to Microsoft technologies. "
While students will not necessarily have much use for the specificities of migrating to a Microsoft system, the "generic sense" of data/system migration is interesting to read. This Microsoft presentation outlines not only the various reasons why migration is good and helpful, but the various problems that can arise with technological migration as well.