The Year 2000 Software Crisis: Challenge of the Century
- List Price: $39.95
- Binding: Hardcover
- Publisher: Prentice Hall
- Publish date: 02/01/2003
- ISBN: 9780136556640
- ISBN10: 0136556647
-- Presents a complete solutions framework.
-- Understand the specific risks associated with enterprise software systems that cannot properly support dates after 1999.
-- Prepare migration strategies that cover planning, budgeting, deployment, validation, and ongoing management
-- Learn how to reuse Year 2000 knowledge, tools and techniques to add value and improve your company's long-term competitive position.
-- Includes comprehensive resource listings, including consulting firms, conversion companies, contacts, tool vendors, and other information sources.
If you are an IS manager or professional, you must understand the coming Year 2000 software crisis now -- while there's still time to turn it into an opportunity. In The Year 2000 Software Systems Crisis: Challenge of the Century, two leading consultants provide a realistic overview of the Year 2000 challenge, and a comprehensive guide to every aspect of solving the problem. Understand the critical issues of asset management, strategic planning, budgeting, and support technologies. Gain insight into critical issues that are often overlooked, such as managing a transition when your data systems are interlinked with those of customers, suppliers and government agencies. Learn how to budget and mobilize resources; choose tools; identify tasks; deploy new code, and validate the results. Discover the ten critical mistakes to avoid. Most important of all, learn how to transform your Year 2000 project into a catalyst for strategic change to legacy infrastructures and architectures.