Year 2000 Compliance: A Guide to Successful Implementation
Alea FairchildISBN: 1566079888;
CTR's new 229-page report explores the impact the Year 2000 (Y2K) problem will have on organizations around the globe. The report is a step-by-step guide designed to help businesses develop and implement a Y2K plan, offering an easy-to-follow five-phase solution that addresses assessment, design strategy, change implementation, testing, and integration. The year 2000 Crisis Defined The Year 2000 (Y2K) date-change problem stems from the fact that today's legacy systems store dates in a six-digit format. Because this allows only two digits to represent the year, computers cannot distinguish between 1997 and 2097. When the clock changes to January 1, 2000, the computer will read the year as 1900 and produce erroneous data and numerous mathematical miscalculations. CTR's Year 2000 Compliance: A Guide to Successful Implementation report explores the impact this problem will have on organizations around the world. Organizations that rely heavily on information systems to...
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