M8530: Microsoft CRM 3.0 Data Migration

1 Day Course
Hands On
Official Microsoft Curriculum
Code M8530

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Planning a Data Migration Project (7 topics)

  • Overview of the Microsoft CRM Data Migration Pack
  • Data migration methods
  • Supported methods of migrating data into Microsoft CRM
  • Necessary skills for managing data migration projects
  • Management challenges
  • Success factors
  • Planning steps

Installing the Data Migration Pack (5 topics)

  • Installation scenarios
  • Installing the Data Migration Pack
  • Data Migration Framework tools
  • Preparing Microsoft CRM for data migration
  • Preparing Business Contact Manager for data migration

Loading Source Data into the CDF Database (7 topics)

  • CDF Database Overview
  • CDF Database Structure
  • How to load data into the CDF Database
  • Initializing the CDF Database
  • Data that can migrate into Microsoft CRM
  • How specific data types are migrated
  • Maintaining data relationships

Cleansing Data in the CDF Database (5 topics)

  • Introduction to Data Cleansing
  • Manual data cleansing tasks
  • Data cleansing and the CDF Data Mapping Wizard
  • Merge duplicates and associate data
  • Cleansing Integrated or Manually Entered data


Before attending this course, students must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server 2000, 2003, or Windows XP, and Microsoft SQL Server 2000 or 2005. Students should also be proficient in installing, configuring, and customizing Microsoft CRM 3.0.

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