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Old 03-30-2013, 05:43 AM   #22338
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Originally Posted by Roger Parkinson View Post
Surprising how often this kind of thing happens, ie scheduling a go-live just after Easter, or some other holiday. It's not like they can't see it coming. I know Easter moves around a bit but it's still easy to find out.
The trouble is that April is the start of the new fiscal year for government here, so they don't care what else is going on. If it's the new year, then it needs to happen.

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Originally Posted by PeterT View Post
Its often done that way thought to allow a longer time period for the implementation / roll-out, and a longer time period for a backout if required.
I very much doubt that much thought or consideration was given to it in this case . Although you are right, in general you like to give yourself some leeway in major implementations.

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