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October PDM – A day in the life of an IBM Z Systems Programmer (with focus on data quality)
October 14, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EDTFree
Chris Van Wagner, IBM Z Systems Programmer
A day in the life of an IBM Z Systems Programmer (with focus on data quality)
This presentation will share how data quality aspects are incorporated into the IBM Z System Programming job role. The main topics will include:
- What is a zSysProg?
- Challenges to the zSysProg
- How Data Quality plays a role in the zSysProg’s life
- Improving your zSysProg life with Data Quality practices
Chris Van Wagner is a Z Systems Programmer at the IBM Garage for Systems. The team builds custom environments on IBM Z mainframes for various customer proof-of-concept and benchmark missions. Chris has been a zSysProg for five years and with IBM for 19 years. He has extensive knowledge with the z/OS platform. Chris is a Z advocate, has a teacher’s spirit, and hopes to enable others to use the platform in simple, easy, and meaningful ways. Chris enjoys documenting complicated tasks into easy-to-follow guides for others to follow.