Work break-down structure to manage SP 2010 to SP 2013 Upgrade

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For quite sometime, I thought of writing a non-technical post around SharePoint. This is a non-technical post which would focus on the list of tasks that need to be considered while planning or estimating a typical SP 2010 to SP 2013 upgrade using database detach-attach approach.

S No Phase Name Task Name (SP 2010 to SP 2013) Environment Role
1 Initiation Project Initiation    
    Statement of Work (SOW) Preparation N/A Dev Team
    Review & Sign off of Statement of Work (SOW) N/A Customer
    Identifying Project Stake Holders & Scheduling Project Meetings N/A Dev Team
    Procure Environment Access to Team Members N/A Dev Team
    Software Project Plan Preparation & Allied Documents N/A Dev Team
    Microsoft Project Plan N/A Dev Team
    Project Kick off N/A All Stake holders
         
2 Requirements Requirements Gathering & Analysis    
    Tool Based Requirements Gathering (Run MS Pre-Upgrade check tool) SP 2010 Dev Team
    Manual Requirements Gathering SP 2010 SharePoint Admin
    Requirements Analysis (Identify Functional Gaps & Deltas) SP 2010 Dev Team
    Analyze and remove any un-used feature/Site in existing environment  (Orphaned Objects) SP 2010 SharePoint Admin
    Site Grouping by Complexity/Functionality/Templates    
    Create list of customizations, Settings which needs manual move  SP 2010 SharePoint Admin
    Preparation of Functional Requirement Specification (FRS) SP 2010 Dev Team
    Review & Sign off of Functional Requirement Specification (FRS) SP 2010 Customer
    Review Software Availability SP 2010 SharePoint Admin
    Review Available Hardware SP 2010 SharePoint Admin
    Obtain and verify Service accounts, DNS Entries, URLs  SP 2010 SharePoint Admin
    Preparation of Test Strategy/Plan SP 2010 Test Team
    Review of Test Strategy/Plan SP 2010 Customer/Business
         
3 Design Design    
    Strategy for Migrating SP 2010 User Profiles to SP 2013 SP 2013 Dev Dev Team
    Strategy for Migrating SP 2010 My Sites to SP 2013 SP 2013 Dev Dev Team
    Strategy for Migrating SP 2010 Search to SP 2013 SP 2013 Dev Dev Team
    Strategy for Migrating SP 2010 InfoPath Form Services to SP 2013 SP 2013 Dev Dev Team
    Strategy for Migrating SP 2010 Excel Services to SP 2013 SP 2013 Dev Dev Team
    Strategy for Migrating SP 2010 Business Data Catalog to SP 2013 SP 2013 Dev Dev Team
    Strategy for retaining  Single Sign on in SP 2013 SP 2013 Dev Dev Team
    Strategy for Migrating SP 2010 Parent – Child Forms  to SP 2013 SP 2013 Dev Dev Team
    Strategy for Migrating 3rd Party Components of SP 2010 SP 2013 Dev Dev Team
    Strategy for Retaining external integration after migrations in SP 2013 SP 2013 Dev Dev Team
    Architecture & Solution Approach Design (HLD) SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin
    Identify and Prepare Architectural, Topology Diagrams  SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin
    Design Documentation (Low level design) SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin
    Finalize Code Promotion Strategy SP 2013 Dev Dev Team
    Finalize Change Management Strategy SP 2013 Dev Dev Team
    Validate existing IA& Governance SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin
    Review & Sign off of HLD & LLD SP 2013 Dev Customer
    Prepartion Test Scripts for QA SP 2013 Dev Test Team
    Review & Sign off of Test Scripts for QA SP 2013 Dev Customer
    Proof Of Concept for Migration SP 2013 Dev Dev Team
    Update MicrosoftProject Plan SP 2013 Dev Dev Team
         
4 Pre-Migrate SP 2013 Development Environment Setup    
    Resolve and Clean the Pre-upgrade checker reported issues  SP 2010 SharePoint Admin
    Install necessary server roles SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin
    Configure IIS, .NET Framework 4.5 SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin
    Install and configure IIS compression  SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin
    Configure Log file location & Tweak the IIS Settings for SharePoint  SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin
    Assign roles to the Machines SharePoint Admin & Infrastructure Team  SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin
    Install SQL Server  2012 and Establish Clustering & Mirroring  SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin
    Install SharePoint Binaries on the target machines  SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin 
    Install Language packs SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin
         
5 Pre-Migrate SP 2013 Development Environment Basic Configuration     
    Run SP 2013Configuration Wizard  SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin
    Create Web Application for Portal, Search etc. SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin
    Setup SharePoint Configuration Settings (Farm, Web App Settings, Etc)  SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin
    Configure Recycle Bin retention and Site Delete Confirmation  SP 2013 Dev  SharePoint Admin 
    Site Templates, Quotas, General Settings, Incoming-Outgoing Mail setups  SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin
    Configure Usage Analysis  SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin 
         
6 Pre-Migrate  SP 2013 Development Environment Service Applications Configuration    
    Configure 2010 Access Database Service in SP 2013  SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin
    Configure SP 2013 Access Services    SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin
    Configure SP 2013 App Management Service    SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin 
    Configure SP 2013 Business Data Connectivity Service    SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin 
    Configure SP 2013 Claims to Windows Token Service    SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin
    Configure SP 2013 Distributed Cache    SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin
    Configure SP 2013 Excel Calculation Services    SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin
    Configure SP 2013 Machine Translation Service    SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin
    Configure SP 2013 Managed Metadata Web Service    SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin
    Configure SP 2013 SP Foundation Sandboxed Code Service    SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin
    Configure SP 2013 PerformancePoint Service    SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin
    Configure SP 2013 PowerPoint Conversion Service    SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin
    Configure SP 2013 Secure Store Service    SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin
    Configure SP 2013 SharePoint Server Search    SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin
    Configure SP 2013 User Profile Service    SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin
    Configure SP 2013 User Profile Synchronization Service    SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin
    Configure SP 2013 Visio Graphics Service    SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin
    Configure SP 2013 Word Automation Services    SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin 
    Configure SP 2013 Work Management Service    SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin 
    Configure SP 2013 Visio Graphics Services   SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin 
    Configure SP 2013 Word Automation Services  SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin 
    Install and configure Office Web Apps  SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin 
    Install Third-Party applications (if needed … ) SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin
    Load Balancing  the SharePoint Sites  SP 2013 Dev Infrastructure Team & SharePoint
    Publishing (ISA/F5) the SharePoint Sites  SP 2013 Dev Infrastructure Team & SharePoint
         
7 Migrate SP 2013 Development Environment My Site & User Profiles Configuration     
    Create My Site web application SharePoint Admin & Infrastructure Team  SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin 
    Configure User Profiles  SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin 
    Configure Import fields from AD & Profile Import schedules  SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin & Infrastructure Team 
    Configure Audiences  SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin 
    Configure Kerberos Authentication (if needed …) SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin & Infrastructure Team 
    Configure SSL SharePoint Admin (if needed) SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin 
    Install Infrastructure Updates SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin 
         
8 Migrate SP 2013 Development Environment Search Configuration    
    Configure Content Sources  SP 2013 Dev Dev Team
    Create the Crawl Schedules SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin 
    Configure Best Bets and Keywords for Search  SP 2013 Dev Dev Team
    Configure Search Scopes  SP 2013 Dev Dev Team
    Establish and implement search monitoring and tuning plan   SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin 
    Monitor Search Performance  SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin 
         
9 Migrate Re-build Solutions from Existing SP 2010 Environment      
    Re-compile / Re-build components / Re-package the custom code written in SP 2010 SP 2013 Dev Dev Team
    Re-factor Branding components like Master Pages, Page Layouts and Delegate Controls to work with SP 2013 Ribbon SP 2013 Dev Dev Team
    Fix for deprecated APIs / deprecated code SP 2013 Dev Dev Team
         
10 Migrate Content Migration (Backup, Restore & Attach)     
    Backup Content DBs from SP 2010 SP 2010 SharePoint Admin
    Attach  SP 2010 Databases to SP 2013 Dev Environments  SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin 
    Deploy content database from Dev to Test (QA/UAT)  SP 2013 QA/UAT SharePoint Admin 
    Attach  SP 2010 Databases to SP 2013 Prod Environments SP 2013 Prod SharePoint Admin 
    Migrate Custom solutions SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin & Development Team 
    Unit Testing (Custom Solutions & Content) SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin
    Prepare Deployment Manual/Guides  SP 2013 Dev SharePoint Admin 
         
11 Post-Migrate QA Testing     
    Test Portal based on usage patterns and business scenarios    SP 2013 QA/UAT Testing Team
    Test My Sites, and User Profile Sync  SP 2013 QA/UAT Testing Team
    Test Search and Indexing  SP 2013 QA/UAT Testing Team
    Test Custom solutions  SP 2013 QA/UAT Testing Team
    Test Service Application integrations  SP 2013 QA/UAT Testing Team
    Test 3rd part application functionality  SP 2013 QA/UAT Testing Team
    Test Incoming and Outgoing E-Mail Settings  SP 2013 QA/UAT Testing Team
    Test Content Search  SP 2013 QA/UAT Testing Team
    Test People Search  SP 2013 QA/UAT Testing Team
    Fixes for QA Issues SP 2013 QA/UAT Dev Team
         
12 Post-Migrate UAT Testing & Support    
    Install Deployment Scripts on UAT server SP 2013 QA/UAT SharePoint Admin
    Restore Content DBs –  From SP 2013 Dev to SP 2013 QA/UAT SP 2013 QA/UAT SharePoint Admin
    Deploy Migrated code base SP 2013 QA/UAT SharePoint Admin
    Verify existing configuration of the UAT farm for all service applications SP 2013 QA/UAT SharePoint Admin
    Fixes for UAT Issues SP 2013 QA/UAT Dev Team
         
13 Post-Migrate Go Live – Iteration [SP 2013 PROD Farm]    
    Configuration of the PROD farm for all service applications SP 2013 Prod SharePoint Admin
    Restore Content DBs –  From MOSS 2010 Prod to SP 2013 Prod SP 2013 Prod SharePoint Admin
    Splitting & PerformancePoint/SSRS integration SP 2013 Prod SharePoint Admin
    Deploying UAT migrated code base SP 2013 Prod SharePoint Admin
    Go Live Support SP 2013 Prod Dev Team
         
14 Post-Migrate Post-Implementation Operations     
    Run SharePoint Health analyzer and fix the issues  SP 2013 Prod SharePoint Admin
    Review and Clear the Errors in Event Log, SharePoint Logs  SP 2013 Prod SharePoint Admin
    Configure SCOM Monitoring for SharePoint servers  SP 2013 Prod SharePoint Admin
    Planning for Backup and Restore/Disaster Recovery /Business Continuance  SP 2013 Prod SharePoint Admin
    Reporting and Monitor Growth, Usage and Performance   SP 2013 Prod SharePoint Admin
    Plan for Scheduled Performance tuning, Clean-up in SQL & SharePoint  SP 2013 Prod SharePoint Admin
         
15 Post-Migrate Training     
    Setup Self service Portal (User Request creation, FAQs, Lesson, Best Practices, Policies, Etc)   SharePoint Admin 
    Train Business Stakeholders   Customer / BA
    Train for IT Support Staff   Dev Team

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