Robert Crawford has been a systems programmer for 29 years. While specializing in CICS
technical support he has also worked with VSAM, DB2, IMS and assorted other mainframe products. He
has programmed in Assembler, Rexx, C, C++, PL/1 and COBOL. The latest phase in his career finds him
an operations architect responsible for establishing mainframe strategy and direction for a large
Insurance company. He lives and works with his family in south Texas.
Crawford is one of several regular contributors to SearchDataCenter's Advisory
Board, a collection of experts working in a variety of roles across the IT industry.