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
>>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.
>>>actual conversion of files and programs took about 6 weeks.  The files
>>>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
>>>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
>>>>and how much effort was needed?   Has anyone else used a converter?  Any
>>>>-----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
>>>>>We tried changing the job date, but that wasn't enough.

Glenn Ericson,          Phoenix Consulting                      
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