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Best Practices for Migrating from a Homegrown Feature Management Solution

Many large organizations have an existing feature management solution that they have outgrown and plan to migrate to a feature flag service.

This guide outlines Best Practices for feature flag migrations. Approaching the migration from your current feature flag solution to Unleash the right way will save you time, money, and a lot of headaches.

Based on our work with organizations having millions of flags and thousands of users, there are five phases of a feature flag migration:

  1. Defining the scope of the feature flag migration
  2. Make the business case for feature flag migration
  3. Planning Feature Flag Migration
  4. Migration Execution
  5. Onboarding users

This guide provides a summary of each topic as well as a detailed Feature Flag Migration template that you can use to plan your migration.