Step 1 - Functional audit

Drupal 9 site migration project delivery blueprint


The details on this page represents the goal, activities, deliverables and resources for conducting a functional audit as part of a site migration project.

The functional audit is step 1 of a 24 step project delivery process Salsa has designed for migrating (or upgrading) sites from a legacy or proprietary CMS to Drupal 9.

An overview of the entire process can be found here: Drupal 9 site migration project delivery blueprint.


1A: Inventorisation


Identify all functional requirements


  1. Desktop review to identify site functionality

  2. Workshop with stakeholder(s) / product owner to identify, review and validate all key functional requirements

  3. Site build and configuration audit to identify backend configuration and functionality


  1. Site feature matrix representing all site functional requirements

  2. Site audit inventory detailing all functional requirements

Resources and templates*

  1. Site feature matrix for functional requirements

  2. Site functional audit questionnaire

* to be publically available by Q1 2021 to align with the GovCMS D9 roadmap.  Reach out if you’d like a draft version beforehand.

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