There are nearly as many reasons for life sciences companies to perform content management system migrations as there are life sciences companies.
A merger or acquisition often necessitates the process. But it could be a lack of support for legacy systems, or the increased cost of maintaining old hardware overshadowing the cost of migration. It could simply be the desire to switch to a less expensive document management solution.
In any case, running multiple document management systems parallel to one another is not an option — such a situation is confusing to end users, resulting in a productivity drain. Plus, IT expenses skyrocket as maintenance time increases and hard costs rise.