DST 2007

Did you know that the definition for the Daylight Saving Time (DST), which make us “Jump forward in spring, and go backwards in the Fall” is going to change this year?

That means that the date when the clocks go forward one hour will be three weeks earlier, and the date where we turn them back one hour is one week later.

So the new definition says that the time will be shifted forward on the second sunday of March, instead of the first Sunday of April. In a similar way, the time will be shifted back on the first Sunday in November, rather than the last Sunday in October.

Apparently not many people know, not even in the IT community, and some organizations are not prepared at all for a “mini Y2K” …

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