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The Year 2000 Countdown - it's Snakes and Ladders !


   

March 1998
- 22 months left !

..........YEAR 2000 QUESTION..........

Correct answer = move foward 4 spaces
Incorrect answer = move back 4 spaces


Are your products year 2000 compliant
in accordance with ISO8601:1998 or a
recommended equivalent ?



..........YEAR 2000 QUESTION..........

Correct answer = move foward 2 spaces
Incorrect answer = move back 2 spaces


Do any of your products process
and store dates using a 2 digit
year with an infered century ?



..........YEAR 2000 QUESTION..........

Correct answer = move foward 4 spaces
Incorrect answer = move back 4 spaces

If dates are currently stored without the
century, can they be expanded to a full
four-digit year and processed thereafter
without alteration to the Source Code ?


..........YEAR 2000 QUESTION..........

Correct answer = move foward 5 spaces
Incorrect answer = move back 5 spaces

Has your product been tested in a
representative 'virtual 2000
environment' where the product and
any related interfaces have been
configured to being run in and either
side of the year 2000 ?



..........YEAR 2000 QUESTION..........

Correct answer = move foward 4 spaces
Incorrect answer = move back 4 spaces


Where such processes support restart
mechanisms, have you validated that
these restart mechanisms will function
correctly across the century boundry ?


..........YEAR 2000 QUESTION..........

Correct answer = move foward 1 space
Incorrect answer = move back 3 spaces


Do you have stand-by arrangements
for the turn of the century that
will support your customers during
the critical period ?



WELL DONE !!!

You are well on the way
to becoming Year 2000
compliant.






UNLUCKY !!!

You ran out of time
and did not become
Year 2000 compliant
before the Year 2000.