"The tale told here revolves around Y2K remediation efforts, but don't think about it as dated and irrelevant to you in 2019; think of it as a timeless tale of managerial perfidy.
It's early November 1999, and sysadmin pilot fish is among those pulled into a big meeting where the division chiefs want to know where the eight groups in fish's division stand regarding the looming Y2K deadline. What they hear is not encouraging. Most Windows machines have been patched and tested, but Unix machines are lagging. Patches are glitchy; testing is falling behind; developers can't get their code running..."