Microsoft Azure – Introduction to SMART
Organizations are increasingly looking to Cloud Migration, to scale workloads, save costs, enhance security, and more. Understanding how ready you are to migrate helps you build a strong plan and mitigate problems. The SMART or Strategic Migration Assessment And Readiness Tool can help you measure your organization’s migration readiness across 10 key dimensions that impact the success of your migration.
These dimensions are:
- Business strategy
- Partner support
- Discovery & Assessment
- Business case
- Migration plan
- Technical skilling
- Landing Zone
- Migration execution
Answering some simple questions as shown below gives you a customized assessment that evaluates your overall migration readiness and provides recommendations to improve it.
These assessments would look something like below:
It also provides recommendations to improve it as shown below:
Take the SMART assessment again as your project progresses to track the improvement of your migration readiness score over time.
Ensure your organization is ready for cloud migration by using SMART.