TITLE

Year 2000 Computing Crisis: Readiness Improving But Much Work Remains to Ensure Delivery of Critical Services: T-AIMD-99-149

AUTHOR(S)
Willemssen, Joel C.
PUB. DATE
April 1999
SOURCE
GAO Reports;4/19/1999, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Vital federal services and functions could be disrupted unless the government's computer systems are Year 2000 compliant. Consequently, GAO has included the Year 2000 problem on its list of high-risk government operations. (See GAO/HR-97-9, Feb. 1997.) This testimony (1) highlights the Year 2000 risks confronting the nation, (2) discusses the federal government's progress and remaining challenges in correcting its systems, (3) identifies state and local government Year 2000 issues, and (4) provides an overview of the available information on the readiness of key public infrastructure and economic sectors.
ACCESSION #
18227216

 

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