Pharmaceutical purchased a business unit from another company in Europe and Japan. Objective was to integrate onto a common IT platform and use common business applications.
For a pharmaceutical, developed and launched migration process associated with an acquisition in Europe and Japan covering 95 sites – ~4,000 staff and several hundred applications. This involved site migrations, device re-image, network turn-up, local app and file server transition, and Office 365 email migrations. The team completed migrations for 15 countries, 600 staff, 950 devices, and 11 local servers. Created a repeatable process for remaining migrations. Deployed VMware vCloud Air (IaaS) and help set up a colo data center in Frankfurt Germany.
- Developed key architectural design document templates. Each site in Europe was somewhat unique. Templates covered network connection, platform access, application migration, business and IT approval checklists.
- Consolidated data into OneNote referenced site by country and developed migration schedule with on-site teams.
- Created meeting cadence with European team and on-site migration schedules. Involved five external vendors working in tandem with client IT and business teams.
- Completed migrations for 15 countries, 600 staff, 950 devices, and 11 local servers on time and handed off processes back to client IT and business teams.