Is Data Migration a good Career option?

Is Data Migration a good Career option?

I find a Career in Data Migration very interesting. Almost everyone seems to be talking about How to start a Career in Data Migration, while I want to first develop an understanding of What is a Career in Data Migration. It had been a while since I was researching about a Career in Data Migration, when I came across: https://www.lifepage.in/career/20160917-0001/Science/Technology Management/Career-in-Data-Migration/english 

Khushboo Garg's take!
Khushboo Garg has 2 years of professional experience in Data Migration. Khushboo Garg has worked in Data Migration as Data Migration Specialist in Tech Mahindra, Noida. In Khushboo Garg's own words, this is how Khushboo Garg got into Data Migration: "I started my career as a business analyst in 2010 with Tech Mahindra Pvt. Ltd. and stayed with them till 2015. In my almost five years of experience I have played different roles, such as, data migration, data analyst, project manager, sales consultant and service consultant in the various CRM implementation projects." 

Career Video on Data Migration
In a video, Khushboo Garg has talked about various aspects of a Career in Data Migration. Khushboo Garg started by explaining Data Migration as: "In this growing era of technology, there are continuous upgrades and changes in the technology. With the changes in the technology there is always a requirement of data migration. Data migration is either from an old legacy system to a new implemented system or from a source to another destination." It was an amazing video with great information.


In this video Education was discussed as theoretical topics needed to excel at Data Migration, and not as Qualifications needed to enter Data Migration. Khushboo Garg touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:

  • Programming
  • Microsoft Excel
  • DBMS
  • Data Loader

Sills and success goes hand in hand. One needs to get a hold of essential skills.
Khushboo Garg then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Data Migration:

  • Strong Concentration Power
  • Strong Analytical Ability
  • Communication Skills
  • Listening

It is important to get an understanding of the Positives of this Career.
Khushboo Garg believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Data Migration:

  • Learn New Business Process
  • Interaction at Global Level

It is important that one develops a fair understanding of the Challenges of this Career.
And, Khushboo Garg believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Data Migration:

  • High Risk
  • External Dependencies


In the final section of the video Khushboo Garg talks about How a day goes in a Career in Data Migration. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Data Migration, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video: https://lifepage.app.link/20160917-0001 

Similar Career Talks on LifePage
I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:

  1. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180228-0001/Science/Technology Management/Career-in-Technology-Consulting/english

  2. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20170617-0004/Science/Technology Management/Career-in-IT-Broadcasting/hindi

  3. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20170713-0003/Science/Technology Management/Career-in-Network-Administration/hindi

  4. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20170314-0001/Science/Technology Management/Career-in-Agile-Product-Management/english

  5. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20170416-0001/Science/Technology Management/Career-in-IT-Consulting/english

  6. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20171130-0004/Science/Technology Management/Career-in-IT-Consulting/english

  7. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20160918-0001/Science/Technology Management/Career-in-Network-Administration/english

  8. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20171127-0006/Science/Technology Management/Career-in-Network-Services/hindi

  9. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20170818-0013/Science/Technology Management/Career-in-Program-Management/english

  10. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20160907-0002/Science/Technology Management/Career-in-CRM-Implementation/english

  11. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20170822-0001/Science/Technology Management/Career-in-IT-Product-Management/hindi

  12. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20170610-0004/Science/Technology Management/Career-in-Content-Management-System/hindi

  13. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20171125-0003/Science/Technology Management/Career-in-Program-Management/english

  14. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180425-0006/Science/Technology Management/Career-in-Broadcast-Content-Management/english

  15. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180405-0003/Science/Technology Management/Career-in-Technical-Content-Management/hindi

Career Counseling 2.0
This video on a Career in Data Migration was an eye opener and it got me very interested to learn more about the LifePage platform. Every Career Platform in the world talks about How to get into a Career and LifePage starts first with Why you should choose a particular Career. It is an incredible platform focussed on the right topic. Do have a look at: https://www.lifepage.in