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Practicing IT Project Manager Press announces availability of The Data Conversion Cycle

Consulting industry veteran Dave Gordon’s guide to migrating transactions and other records for system implementation teams is now available as a Kindle book.

Las Vegas, Nevada – A new book from Practicing IT Project Manager Press, The Data Conversion Cycle: A guide to migrating transaction and other records for system implementation teams, tackles the subject with a generalized methodology, presented in a decidedly non-technical fashion. Author David A. Gordon distills the lessons learned from literally dozens of ERP and SaaS implementations into a book that manages to be both comprehensive and compact. The book is available now in the Kindle format from

“When asked for the most common sources of problems for software system implementation projects, experienced system implementers and consultants always list data conversion among their top three,” says Gordon. The book expands on a series of blog posts on The Practicing IT Project Manager website. Originally written for his project manager following, Gordon extensively revised the content for a general business audience.

Mr. Gordon is an experienced consultant and project manager. Most recently, he has been managing Workday Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) implementation and production expansion projects for global firms. Over the last thirty years, he has worked in nearly every IT discipline for a variety of organizations. He has managed software development projects, SaaS, ERP and other packaged software implementations, and business process outsourcing projects in over twenty states, four Canadian provinces, Spain, and the UK. Gordon holds a BS in Business and an MS in Information Technology, specializing in Project Management. He also holds the Project Management Professional (PMP) credential, the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) credential, the Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR) credential, and the Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) credential.

Reviews. Mr. Gordon has been writing about project management and related topics on The Practicing IT Project Manager website since 2010 and the Accelerating IT Success website since 2014. In addition to his topical articles, he posts a weekly round up of articles, blog posts, and other content of interest for IT project managers every Sunday night. For more information, visit the Data Conversion Cycle page on To buy the book, visit or the Practicing IT Project Manager Book Store.

About John Friscia

John Friscia is the Editor of Computer Aid's Accelerating IT Success. He began working for Computer Aid, Inc. in 2013 and continues to provide graphic design support for AITS. He graduated summa cum laude from Shippensburg University with a B.A. in English.

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