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Year 2000: The Seventh Wave?

Written by  John Newton, Ph.D., P.Eng. and Rex Pattison, FBCI

As this article goes to press it is unlikely that anyone in the civilized world is unaware that there are potential computer problems that may manifest themselves on Jan. 1, 2000. Opinions vary dramatically as to exactly what the threat is and how widespread it will be. Many are putting their faith in the years of work major companies are putting into making sure their own computer systems do not fail; but there is a growing concern that not all organizations started early enough, have put sufficient resources to do the job, or can guarantee perfect results.