Global Computer Failures in 2000

Subcommittee members heard testimony from several cabinet department officials on the costs and process of ensuring their computer systems… read more

Subcommittee members heard testimony from several cabinet department officials on the costs and process of ensuring their computer systems do not fail when the year 2000 arrives. Witnesses testified about which systems and programs need to be modified, estimated costs, and whether their agencies have developed prioritized plans to deal with the problem. Most computer systems only use two digits to indicate the year, which will cause a problem when the century changes. close

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  • John Callahan Assistant Secretary Department of Health and Human Services->Management and Budget
  • Mark Catlett Assistant Secretary Department of Veterans Affairs->Management
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Global Computer Failures in 2000

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Program ID:
79108-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 24, 1997
Last Aired:
Jul 6, 1997

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  • Feb 24, 1997 | 10:01am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 24, 1997 | 8:02pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 25, 1997 | 2:03am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 25, 1997 | 5:28am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 01, 1997 | 12:05pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 06, 1997 | 11:54am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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