Consulting like it’s 1999

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Computerworld - https://www.computerworld.com/article/3262786/it-industry/consulting-like-its-1999.html#tk.rss_all

It’s a year before Y2K, and this company is getting desperate to make sure all its workstations and its aging mainframe will make it to the year 2000, reports a pilot fish there.

“My department was charged to spend 1999 checking every machine in the building for Y2K compliance, and the programmers were charged with insuring all code was Y2K compliant,” fish says.

“My manager was in full panic mode due to all the Y2K infomercials she had seen, and in April she hired a consultant to come in and give a speech to our department. The consultant gave the usual gloom-and-doom

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