Can these decisions be derived automatically? For instance, is it possible to say, “All news releases over three years old will be discarded”? Or will all these decisions require editorial input?
Many content migrations are preceded by content inventories, where all the existing content is identified and analyzed, and decisions are made regarding its future viability. Inventorying content is an art in itself, and far beyond the scope of this book , but the result of the inventory needs to be recorded somewhere, ideally in a form that can be used to make programmatic decisions about content.