POLARIS MIGRATION

TIMELINE

APRIL 2017

Contract signed/approved

MAY 2017

Planning & scheduling begins

JUNE 12-14, 3017

First Implementation Site Visit with Polaris

Profiling & data mapping begins

JUNE-JULY 2017

Library Staff Advisory Groups meet to assist with profiling

JULY 6-7, 3017

Second  Implementation Site Visit with Polaris

JULY 2017

Test Load data extraction

AUGUST 2017

Profiling and mapping is complete

SEPTEMBER 2017

Test Server established

Circulation & Cataloging Training begins

Workflow Consultations begin

NOVEMBER 2017

Public Services training begins

Other training & workflow consultations continue

FEBRUARY 2018

Serials & Acquisitions training begins

MARCH 2018

Training continues

APRIL 2018

Cataloging in Symphony halts

Bibliographic data is extracted

APRIL 2018

All work in Symphony halts

Item/patron/transaction data is extracted

CCS goes offline with Polaris

WEEK OF APRIL 16, 2018

Final Data Load

3rd party products & services switched over

Live on Polaris