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Y2K at Andrews University. Report to the Trustee Committee on Finance 19-Feb-1999. Outline. Presidential Task Force What have we done? Results of PC Testing Where are we now? What’s next? The Millennium Bug. Presidential Task Force. Eight members, representing the areas of:

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Y2k at andrews university

Y2K at Andrews University

Report to the Trustee Committee on Finance

19-Feb-1999


Outline
Outline

  • Presidential Task Force

  • What have we done?

  • Results of PC Testing

  • Where are we now?

  • What’s next?

  • The Millennium Bug


Presidential task force
Presidential Task Force

  • Eight members, representing the areas of:

    • financial administration and institutions,

    • academic concerns, including laboratories,

    • plant and equipment,

    • networks, servers and personal computers,

    • all administrative systems

  • Has met at least monthly since June, 1998

  • Web site: Andrews University Y2K Web Site


What have we done
What have we done?

  • Tested 75% of PCs on campus

  • Familiarized with Y2K issues

  • Delivered Y2K awareness presentations

  • Researched Y2K tracking solutions

  • Developed a tracking package in-house

  • Documented COBOL programs still in use

  • Hired a Y2K Coordinator on contract

  • Developed a project plan and schedule


Results of pc testing
Results of PC Testing

  • 800 PCs were tested last summer (75%)

  • Projection: 300+ PCs will fail in year 2000

  • Capital replacement costs:

    • $850 to $1,300 per system

    • $150 to $300 per monitor

  • Labor & software costs: $30-40K


Where are we now
Where are we now?

  • Departmental Y2K Coordinators have been appointed and are being trained

  • Our tracking software is being deployed

  • Y2K Task Force members are working on Y2K issues in their areas

  • Banner is compliant (since Thanksgiving)

  • COBOL programs are being converted


What s next
What’s next?

  • Support Departmental Coordinators

  • Analyze inventory once collected

  • Determine impact and priorities

  • Plan and implement repairs/replacements

  • Plan and test contingency plans


The millennium bug
The Millennium Bug

  • It is being overplayed and underplayed

  • But there is also a stern reality

  • The Millennium Bug

  • Andrews University Y2K Web Site