The Information Technology Association of America (ITAA) announced Friday Liberty Check Printers of Roseville, Minnesota has received ITAA 2000 certification. ITAA 2000 is the industry’s century date change certification program. The program examines processes and methods used by companies to perform their Year 2000 software conversions.
Liberty, one of the nation’s leading providers of checks for credit unions, participated in a rigorous evaluation of its approach to date conversion, with extensive analysis in eleven discrete process areas deemed necessary to a successful Year 2000 conversion. Liberty Check Printers developed Liberty Direct, Dos, all versions; MICR Quick, Windows 3.1, version 2.63; and Member Focus, Windows 95, version 1.x using certified methods. Certification indicates Liberty has the core capabilities needed to successfully address the Year 2000 challenge.
ITAA is the IT industry’s leading trade group on the Year 2000 software conversion issue. The ITAA Year 2000 Task Force conducts a full program of Year 2000-related activities, all aimed at helping customers in government and the private sector respond quickly and effectively to the software conversion challenge. A separate white paper, vendor directory, buyer’s guide and other materials on the Year 2000 issue are available on the ITAA home page. ITAA also publishes Year 2000 Outlook, a weekly Internet-based newsletter dedicated to coverage of this issue.
The Software Productivity Consortium, Herndon, Va., performs the technical evaluation of program applicants.
ITAA consists of 11,000 direct and affiliate members throughout the U.S. which produce products and services in the IT industry. The Association plays a leading role in public policy issues of concern to the IT industry, including taxes, intellectual property, telecommunications law, encryption, securities litigation reform, and human resources policy. ITAA members range from the smallest IT start ups to industry leaders in the software, services, systems integration, telecommunications, Internet, and computer consulting fields. Learn more about ITAA and its positions on the issues by connecting to its home page at
Liberty provides personal checks, card services, business products and marketing support to 4,000 credit unions in all 50 states, Guam and Puerto Rico. Liberty, an employee-owned company, is headquartered in Mounds View, Minnesota, and serves the credit union movement from production plants throughout the country.
For more Liberty information, contact Rick Foy, Public Relations Manager at 1-800-607-2435, ext. 2436 or Wendy Morgenweck, Liberty Year 2000 Coordinator, ext. 2787, or visit Liberty’s Web site atDetails