Finding and Fixing Your Year 2000 Problem: A Guide for Small Businesses and Organizations

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AP Professional, 1998 - Computers - 446 pages
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The Year 2000 poses substantial risks for all computer users. For the small enterprise, the risks are no less great than they are for large organizations; but the solution options are far more limited. This book provides a guide on how to find - and fix - the Year 2000 problem for IS professionals who service smaller organizations or workgroups. It offers a brief overview of the Year 2000 problem, moving on to specific categories of problems. Coverage includes the consequences resulting from problems, as well as advice on how to check if the problem affects the reader's type of organization; the various technologies - from applications of all sorts to language-specific code - that are vulnerable and how to troubleshoot problems; and how to modify and test various types of systems to ensure that the problem is solved.

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Contents

What ls the Problem?
3
Are You Affected?
15
What to Do?
23
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About the author (1998)

Jesse Feiler has authored numerous books on Mac OS X, FileMaker, the Web-based enterprise, and home offices. His most recent books are "How to Do Everything: Facebook Apps, How to Do Everything with Web 2.0 Mashups" and "The Bento Book: Beauty and Simplicity of Digital Organization", and "FileMaker Pro 10 in Depth".

Jesse is a tech consultant to small business and nonprofit entities where he also designs, manages, and teaches professional applications for technology. As Chief of Special Projects for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, he designed and managed the development of open market operations software. His production management software projects manage a wide range of product lines. As speaker and teacher on a number of Geek Cruises he brought FileMaker database design and Macintosh programming tips to Alaska and the Caribbean. A regular on public radio for the northeast, he helps to keep the region up to date with the latest in technical news.

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