TIDLUND IT Consulting is here to help with your mainframe projects, questions and problems.


tidlund it consulting's mission

Solving your Mainframe computing problems is TIDLUND IT Consulting's primary mission. With over 28 years of experience in the Information Technology field, TIDLUND IT Consulting has a wide breadth of knowledge that can be used to assist with any Mainframe-related project.

AREAS of experience

TIDLUND IT Consulting has many different areas of experience:
 - OPERATING SYSTEMS - Twenty-eight years of z/OS operating system support means that TIDLUND IT Consulting has deep knowledge of this, the primary Mainframe operating system. In addition, we have over ten years of support of the z/VM and Linux on zSeries operating systems.
- HARDWARE SUPPORT - Computer hardware requires upgrades on a regular basis. TIDLUND IT Consulting can assist with configuring and installing a new System z processor.
- PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES - Over the years, many zSeries Assembler exits have been written and developed to enhance the capabilities of the z/OS and z/VM environments. In addition, other programs have been written in REXX, Linux Shell script, and SAS.
- DISASTER RECOVERY SERVICES - Disaster Recovery Services have been an integral part of any Mainframe environment for many years. As such, this is a well developed field and TIDLUND IT Consulting can assist with setting up a DRS environment and testing its completeness.
- SECURITY - The Mainframe operating systems are known for their security capabilities. TIDLUND IT Consulting has experience with the two major z/OS / z/VM Security products - IBM's Resource Access Control Facility (RACF) and Computer Associates' Top Secret (TSS) - and is able to assist with configuring the security settings to protect a customer's environment from both ethical (security audits) and unethical hackers.
- TEAM LEADERSHIP - Though not directly related to Mainframe operating systems, TIDLUND IT Consulting has over ten years of experience leading a team of technical analysts - monitoring their work schedules, task assignments, annual performance reviews and general mentoring.
- PROJECT MANAGEMENT - The ability to lead a project is important in the Mainframe environment. Twenty years of operating system and processor upgrades means there is plenty of experience in TIDLUND IT Consulting as a project team member and a project leader. The primary member of TIDLUND IT Consulting is now a Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM). See http://www.pmi.org/Certification/Certified-Associate-in-Project-Management-CAPM.aspx. "PMI’s Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® is a valuable entry-level certification for project practitioners. Designed for those with little or no project experience, the CAPM® demonstrates your understanding of the fundamental knowledge, terminology and processes of effective project management."