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CPSR Y2K Working Group
companies, local governments and individuals may be the
innocent victims of the year 2000 problems. You
certaintly did not cause the problem. You might not
even have any computers at your business. Nevertheless,
you could be harmed. Our society is interconnected
and interdependent on computers. So whether you have a
personal PC or not, there is the possibility that other
companies' computer failures could have an affect on you.
Big corporations and big govermnent can hire programmers,
consultants or contractors to help them deal with year
2000. You may have to make do on your own.
Y2K is just one of many adversities that might assault your business. They key to survival is disaster recovery planning. If it is not clear to you what what means, please read The CPSR Introduction To Disaster Recovery Planning
What are the specific areas in your business that you should plan for? See the The CPSR Year 2000 Action Plan.
We have an ambitious checklist in progress. See the first draft.
You may need to hire a consultant to help you. The CPSR Guide To Picking A Consultant offers some helpful assistance.
Finally, if you are
looking for information in how to deal with Y2K or to
find professional assistance check our Further Reading page.
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