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- IDC study: Not all execs find Y2K a top priority. // PC Week;04/21/97, Vol. 14 Issue 16, p115
Informs that International Data Corp.'s 1996 Y2K Survey of Executives found that only 33 percent of 100 chief executive officers (CEO) view the year 2000 issue seriously. Other results of the survey.
- Y2K preparedness: It's not too late. // Corporate University Review;Sep/Oct2000, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p18
Asserts the need for chief executive officers to prepare for the year 2000 date conversion problem (Y2K). Where to find information on Y2K.
- Fourth-quarter stock buys a go for millennium bulls. // Indianapolis Business Journal;09/27/99, Vol. 20 Issue 28, p55
Focuses on United States-based investors' concerns about the year 2000 computing crisis. Percentage of mutual fund investors planning to withdraw money; Possible revival of the phenomenon called `January effect.'
- Y2K anxieties are 'much ado about nothing'. Richards, Archie M. // Business Journal (Central New York);12/03/99, Vol. 13 Issue 48, p10
Discusses the preparations taken by governments and companies on the Year 2000 date conversion problem. Anxiety over Y2K; Investors' reaction to such anxieties.
- Borrowing trouble. Penttila, Chris // Oregon Business Magazine;Mar99, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p62
Presents tips to Oregon loan borrowers on what tell about their year-2000 (Y2K) readiness to bankers who are particularly reluctant to lend to computer-dependent businesses. Includes need to discuss Y2K problems and their implications with one's attorney; Development of a back-up plan in case...
- R.Ph.s not losing any sleep over possible Y2K woes. Conlan, Michael F. // Drug Topics;12/7/98, Vol. 142 Issue 23, p75
Discusses the attitudes of pharmacists towards the year 2000 date conversion problems. Confidence expressed by chain store executives on their systems; Efforts to prepare for the year 2000 problem; Plan of hospitals to make additional changes in their computer systems.
- Psyched about the Year 2000 problem? What about the Year... Benner, Dennis // NACD Directorship;Jan1998, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p12
States that directors of companies that are challenged with solving the Year 2000 problem should look beyond the millennium transition to the long-term impacts on information technology departments and corporate performance. Effects of year 2000 problem; Critical questions in addressing the...
- Listen to that sound: It's the world being run by kindergarten geeks. Cringely, Robert X. // InfoWorld;01/12/98, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p107
Observes what several heads of major computer firms are doing to improve their companies' performance. Rumors about the plan of Cisco's John Chambers to acquire at least two more Gigabit Ethernet companies; Steve Ballmer's press conference; Netscape's losses; Microsoft's PalmPC; British firm's...
- Infoline. // NACD Directorship;Nov99, Vol. 25 Issue 10, p18
Presents information on several topics. Details on a survey on all public company chief executives; Reasons for the reluctance of some companies to make public their year 2000 date conversion expense budgets; Creation of the Mutual Fund Directors Education Council; Survey of the growth of...