Year 2000 software testing

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Wiley, 1999 - Computers - 413 pages
The millennium approaches . . . is your software ready? In the United States alone, businesses are spending close to $440 billion to fix the problems associated with the Year 2000 (Y2K) date change. By 1999, most companies will be testing their solutions. And the stakes are high: failure by organizations to test completely and accurately before the turn of the century will almost certainly result in crippling loss of business and market value. Here is a complete plan of attack for thoroughly testing fixes to the Y2K problem, featuring proven techniques, invaluable worksheets and checklists, and clear-cut, step-by-step methods for conducting the tests quickly and efficiently.

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The Y2K drama will continue to grow until we ring in the new year. The problem is real; it will affect people with older PCs, and it will affect large mainframe systems that have been cobbled together ... Read full review

Contents

Year 2000 Test Strategies
17
Year 2000 Testing Tactics
35
The NineStep Year 2000 Process
51
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About the author (1999)

WILLIAM E. PERRY is the founder and executive director of the Quality Assurance Institute, which sponsors professional certification for Quality Assurance, Software Testing, Software Project Leaders, and Business Analyst Professionals. He is a former examiner for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award and has served on standards committees for several disciplines.

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