Jira Merge Applications Comparison


Using this sample application comparison from a real use case, determine whether the application admin team should migrate data, migrate users but not data, or start over in a new application.  Determine which application should be primary (if one is to be retained)

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A company with a 10-year-old, 1 million issue, Jira application acquires another company with a similarly-sized Jira application.  The company needs to consolidate costs and ensure application stability while minimizing the impact of change to business functions and users.


  1.     Do you recommend a migration, cut over, or start fresh approach?  Why?
  2.     Which application should be primary (if applicable)?  Why?
  3.     Each application has undesirable elements and risk factors.  What are they?

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