WIT Press


System Engineering Approach For London Underground Year 2000 Compliance

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/CR980231

Volume

37

Pages

10

Published

1998

Size

866 kb

Author(s)

G. Digby & J. Koran

Abstract

London Underground Limited is undertaking a project to ensure the Year 2000 compliance of the computer systems that the Company uses. A system engineering approach is used in order to prioritise and programme the schedule for achieving compliance. This paper describes the business-driven approach taken and the benefits that this offers in compliance scheduling along with the future benefits that can be realised from using the information captured. The paper describes what information is captured about the Company and why. The methods and techniques used to expand and adapt the capabilities of the system engineering tool are also presented. 1 Introduction The problems that will possibly affect some computers and their applications as 2000 approaches are well known and documented in

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