Migrating Ellucian Banner 8 to Banner 9 is now the biggest project in Higher Education area. Many of universities and colleges are now working hard for this: recruiting the team, organizing the resources, building up new hardware and software platform, and so on.
Yes, upgrading to Ellucian Banner 9 is a very challenging job as it introduces much hardware and software prerequisites before performing function level upgrade. Those are now widely known: Ellucian Ethos Identity, Application Navigator, Ellucian BEIS SSO Manager, and Ellucian Solution Manager. All of them are required for Banner 9 upgrade. But, where may we get started? The quick answer is Ellucian Solution Manager.
From project management perspective, at the very beginning, we need to create plan, schedule, and upgrade path ...Read More