% of Companies, by country, to have mission-critical failuresgreenspun.com : LUSENET : TimeBomb 2000 (Y2000) : One Thread
I just saw an article a few minutes ago that has *specific* info on Y2K failure rates country by country. It's from a recent GartnerGroup report.
Here's a quick summary. This is the percentage of companies by nation that will experience a mission-critical IT failure.
Level 1 (15%): Australia, Belgium, Bermuda, Canada, Denmark, Holland, Ireland, Israel, Switzerland, Sweden, U.K., U.S.
Level 2 (33%): Brazil, France, Mexico, South Korea
Level 3 (50%): Germany, Japan, Kuwait, North Korea, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates
Level 4 (66%): China, Russia
-- Kevin (firstname.lastname@example.org), November 13, 1998
Forgot to include the link. You can see the complete list of countries at:
-- Kevin (email@example.com), November 13, 1998.
Thanks for the link, Kevin!
If there are any out there who still don't think this will be a global crisis, this might be the tidbit that opens their eyes.
-- Arewyn (firstname.lastname@example.org), November 15, 1998.
How can this kind of business failure not lead to HUGE problems? I heard today on the news that many Asian countries already have 50% business failures. These populations have been promised that their turn is coming to have wealth like ours, but it's drying up before their eyes. I wouldn't want to be overseas when TSHTF 8-(
-- Tricia the Canuck (email@example.com), November 16, 1998.