"Y2K Embedded Systems"
Author: Spoonemore, L. Joe
Published In: Facilities Manager
Date: January/February 1999
Discusses necessity of dealing with potential Y2K problems on campus; identifying and testing the embedded chips whether they are in PCs or PLCs or whether the associated software cannot cope with the double-zero issue; and developing a compliance strategy for mission critical services. Describes the approach taken at Washington State University, which concentrated on critical systems and extended beyond the normal physical plant purview. Makes recommendations and provides Y2K Embedded System Checklist and Embedded Chip Risk Assessment Matrix.
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