D-Day for Y2k

November 1999
Financial Executive;Nov/Dec99, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p11
Academic Journal
The article reports on the impact of the year 2000 problem (Y2K) on business enterprises. James Canton, the president of the Institute for Global Futures, feels that the hardest business sectors affected will be health care, utilities, financial services, and telecom. This is because Y2K is too large a problem to be easily fixed and so chief financial officers should ready extra lines of capital that can be used for emergencies unable to be predicted. Also, Canton predicts that the negative impact of Y2K will not last long with some sectors not affected.


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