A Hospital Catches the “Millennium Bug” By Janis Gogan
Answer the following questions, post your analysis to Canvas:
- Based on the facts presented in the case, how far had Fetcher-Allen progressed in identifying and mitigating their Y2K bug risks by June, 1998? (Explain your reasoning supported by specific evidence from the case study.)
- How likely is it that Fletcher-Allen would have achieved full-year 2000 compliance by December 31, 1999? (Explain your reasoning.)
- At the end of the case, Sadlemire observes, “This project sometimes plays second fiddle to other projects that I believe are less critical.” What “other projects” do you think he is referring to here? What advice would you give Sadlemire to help him address this issue of conflicting priorities?
Post your answers to the questions as a PDF document to Canvas on the schedule identified in the syllabus. Your analysis should be single-spaced pages using 11 point Times New Roman font with one-inch margins, and the entire document should be limited to 3 pages (including the diagram for your answer to question Do not prepare a separate cover page, instead put your name, the class section number (e.g. MIS5206.001 or MIS5206.701), and the case name in the top-left corner of the header. Add page numbers in the footer of the document. Your assignment should be saved as a PDF formatted file to Canvas, your PDF file should be named Case3-YourName.pdf