year 2000 compliant

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a.1.(Computers) having dates fully and properly represented, and not susceptible to failure due to the year 2000 bug.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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These figures, however, pale into insignificance when compared with the rest of Europe, were only 43 per cent of dealerships said they are year 2000 compliant.
Although it is impossible to calculate the exact cost of making all systems "year 2000 compliant," estimates place the worldwide cost at somewhere between $300 billion and $600 billion, with the cost of correcting the problem in the United States alone to be between $50 billion and $75 billion.
* Change/Convert all date sensitive segments of existing systems including both software and files to be fully Year 2000 compliant.
Mr David O'Dwyer, Hereford and Worcester Fire Service's chief officer, said companies should have their fire alarm systems thoroughly checked to ensure they were Year 2000 compliant.
If you think your company is Year 2000 compliant, think again.
Mike Keller, acting assistant director at Santa Clara California's municipal utility, explained the process this way, "A technician has to look at each of the (circuit) boards, identify each chip and figure out whether it performs a 'mission-critical' function." If it is critical, Keller has to ask the manufacturer of the chip whether it has date-dependent functions, and if it does, whether it is Year 2000 compliant. It is a labor intensive and time-consuming process and time is quickly running out.
First, identify the database, report writer software, and programming language on which your vendor built your association-specific software to determine if those tools are year 2000 compliant. You can do this by visiting those manufacturers' Web sites and reading their Y2K compliance statements.
* All department operations and systems are Year 2000 compliant (33 percent);
Meanwhile NATS, which has been working hard to ensure its existing system is year 2000 compliant, will conduct the crucial tests later this month.
He asked all businesses to take the responsibility to inform customers of what they are doing to become Year 2000 compliant.
* develop a solution for systems which are not year 2000 compliant,
"You don't know office politics until you have to tell a salesperson who relies on an application that it will not be converted" to be year 2000 compliant and that they will have to revert to manual processes, he told a roomful of technology executives here late last month during the MarkeTechnics show sponsored by the Food Marketing Institute, Washington.