Year 2000 Isn't a Problem, Is It?
- Will Y2K Be a Practice Nightmare? Or Just a Scare? Most, Bruce W. // Journal of Financial Planning;Jun98, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p46
This article presents the author's opinion on the Millennium Bug problem, sometimes called the Year 2000 issue or Y2K. Y2K is really simple and well known. To save limited and expensive memory, programmers over the years shortened four-year dates of two digits. Computers and software operating...
- Defusing the Year 2000 Time Bomb: Considerations for Investment Advisers. Kelvin, Jeffrey B. // Journal of Financial Planning;Jun98, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p22
This article offers advice to financial planners in addressing challenges to be presented by the year 2000 (Y2K), as of June 1998. The starting point is an internal assessment of existing infrastructure. A planner cannot assume there is no Y2K problem. An active assessment must be undertaken....
- The millennium time bomb. Longo, Tracey // Financial Planning;Sep98, Vol. 28 Issue 9, p180
Focuses on the need for financial planners in the United States to comply to the year 2000 (Y2K) computer requirement. Action taken by the Securities and Exchange Commission to ensure advisers' compliance with Y2K; Program recommended for advisers to achieve a Y2K compliant computer version.
- Millennium madness. Jovin, Ellen // Financial Planning;Sep97, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p171
Discusses the potential impact of the Year 2000 problem on investors and financial planners. Effect of the millennium bug on hardware and software functions; Compliance issues for companies; Software selection for planners' using operating systems. INSET: Already compliant..
- Y2K Disclosure: When, Where And Why. Kelvin, Jeffrey B. // Financial Planning;Aug99, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p126
Reports on the issues that are needed to be treated and discussed regarding the communication of Y2K preparedness. Form for Y2K disclosures; Types of communications that should be retained in the Y2K-compliance file of the financial planner; Tricky Y2K-related issues.
- 'Busting the Bug'--A Y2K Update. Ramsower, Dr. Reagan M. // Baylor Business Review;Spring1999, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p6
Discusses the year 2000 (Y2K) computer problem. Source of the Y2K problem; Effect on transportation systems; Global aspects of the problem.
- U.K. keeping an eye on Y2K. Goddard, Sarah // Business Insurance;07/19/99, Vol. 33 Issue 29, p71
Reports that most organizations in Great Britain are on schedule or complete in Year 2000 date conversion (Y2K) compliance as of July 19, 1999. Possible government intervention for remaining areas of concern; Findings of the Y2K assessment done by Action 2000, the body created to encourage Y2K...
- Critical Y2K systems still need work: Study. Lindsey, Elizabeth // Business Insurance;08/30/99, Vol. 33 Issue 35, p63
Reports that only 48 percent of critical systems in the United States are Year 2000-compliant. Results of a study conducted by Cap Gemini America of New York; Respondents in the survey.
- Don't get bitten by the millennium bug! Bunton, Delvin R. // Fire Management Notes;Spring99, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p30
Cites reasons why wildland fire managers should be concerned about the year 2000 date conversion problem in computer systems. Possibility that some software will incorrectly assume that all data belong in the 20th century; Expected failure of some control systems.