OK that is 4.5 calendar months. How many person months during the first 6 week period? then during the 3 month testing phase? I assume you are done with the Y2K project. What did you [ client] learn from the experience that will make : - their IS better - offer significant business advantage - lead to a work plan for MIS At 06:53 AM 7/15/98 -0500, you wrote: >The six weeks included (1) converting all the files and programs (2) doing >the manual mods which were supplied by Nexgen (3) running cross checks to be >sure the objects came from the correct source--I compared the old >source/objects to the new source/objects to be sure I set everything up >correctly and that we did have all the source for the objects-- (4) having >the IS staff try running every program and selecting every menu option, both >BPCS and custom. > >We spent three months testing with the users and operations staff in the >current year, jumping 2000 and in the year 2000. >-----Original Message----- >From: Glenn Ericson <Glenn-Ericson@att.net> >To: BPCS-L@midrange.com <BPCS-L@midrange.com> >Date: Tuesday, July 14, 1998 3:01 PM >Subject: Re: Y2K testing > > >>Did that include all the testing during each phase and finishing with a >>FULL SYSTEM Test? >>----------------------------------------- >>At 11:54 AM 7/14/98 -0500, CompTech Solutions, Inc. wrote: >>>I used NEXGEN to convert both BPCS and all the custom AS/SET programs. >The >>>actual conversion of files and programs took about 6 weeks. The files >took >>>about a week, the BPCS programs about 2 weeks, and the AS/SET sets and >>>programs about 3 weeks. >>> >>>The IS staff tested and "touched" all converted objects and the user >>>community tested all processes. >>> >>>The client was running three BPCS environments and numerous custom >programs >>>and interfaces to BPCS. >>>-----Original Message----- >>>From: Peter C. Styer >>>To: BPCS-L@midrange.com <BPCS-L@midrange.com> >>>Date: Tuesday, July 14, 1998 8:30 AM >>>Subject: Re: Y2K testing >>> >>> >>>>Which third part converter did you use? How successful was the >conversion >>>>and how much effort was needed? Has anyone else used a converter? Any >>>>recommendations? >>>> >>>>-----Original Message----- >>>>From: CompTech Solutions, Inc. >>>>To: BPCS-L@midrange.com <BPCS-L@midrange.com> >>>>Date: Tuesday, July 14, 1998 8:32 AM >>>>Subject: Re: Y2K testing >>>> >>>> >>>>>I have converted BPCS 4.0.2 using a thrid party converter and a test >box. >>>>>We tried changing the job date, but that wasn't enough. >>>>> Glenn ___________________________________________________ Glenn Ericson, Phoenix Consulting P O Box 701164 East Elmhurst NY 11370-3164 USA Phone 718 898 9805 Fax 718 446 1150 AS/400 & Year 2000- - Solutions Specialists © 1998 copyright, all rights reserved ____________________________________________________ +--- | This is the BPCS Users Mailing List! | To submit a new message, send your mail to BPCS-L@midrange.com. | To subscribe to this list send email to BPCS-L-SUB@midrange.com. | To unsubscribe from this list send email to BPCS-L-UNSUB@midrange.com. | Questions should be directed to the list owner: email@example.com +---
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