Industry Snapshot - Brandsmart
There are lots of reasons for people to spend more money. But today there has to be some justification. We need to get away from the older-style training. We need new methods to train the sales forces. Since [product distribution] is becoming a speed-to-market type of function, we need to speed to market on the training issue.
6) What specific measures have you undertaken to protect your business against any potential Year 2000 computer problems?
We re-routed all internal software. That took eight months. Four people worked on it. Two of them worked full time for the first six months. It was our mandate for 1998. We should be finished up in four or five months.