Launches Two Y2K E-Newsletters

Posted on January 29, 1999 announced today that it is launching two electronic newsletters that will feature focused news and analysis about critical Y2K and e-commerce issues facing business professionals worldwide.'s Y2K Countdown and's I-Business Executive Summary draw upon the editorial content from 240 IDG websites worldwide. The e-newsletters will contain practical information for addressing day-to-day business challenges and opportunities and will cover issues, such as US and international government policies on IT topics of large-scale importance.

"IDG is in a unique position to provide highly customized and topical content to readers with specific interests across the globe," said Laurie Morgan, president of "'s e-newsletters leverage the global resources of IDG to provide in-depth information and analysis, with a variety of viewpoints, about key issues facing business managers and decision-makers. We will continue adding to our portfolio of customized electronic IT information services to address the current and emerging needs and interests of our global audiences."'s Y2K Countdown is targeted specifically to IT managers and desktop users who want to stay current on Y2K issues, receive tips on how to address the challenge and gain insight into various solutions for specific business scenarios. The e-newsletter will be distributed daily and will draw upon information from IDG editors at PC World, InfoWorld, Computerworld and Federal Computer Week.'s Y2K Countdown will cull together specific information from each site with viewpoints and analysis from subject experts.'s I-Business Executive Summary will draw upon content from IDG's Industry Standard, InfoWorld, and Computerworld. It is targeted to IT executives, Internet architects and other senior managers with a need for articles on electronic business.