It didn’t take long in conversation with Dr. John Ehrman for it to become apparent why he was considered the father of mainframe assembler. Indeed, as the following excerpt from our interview demonstrates, he had a cycle-logical mastery.
Many IT organizations see outsourcing as a viable solution to the problem of declining skills in their mainframe team. The outsourcer will take the responsibility of managing, maintaining, and upgrading the mainframe. On paper, it’s the “perfect solution!”
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Mainframes are the backbone of many systems across the globe. Nearly everyone comes into contact with the mainframe at some point, whether depositing or withdrawing money from their bank or booking an airplane ticket.
For as long as I can remember, there has been a lack of representation for women in technology, especially in mainframes.