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What does KPO stand for?

KPO stands for Keypunch Operator

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She worked for Timex as a keypunch operator in Waterbury for many years.
She started as a keypunch operator at Union Oil, then moved to PG&E and was promoted to a supervisory position.
However, no attempt was made to write standards and guidelines for us poor old assembly programmers, so we continued to name fields in the shortest way possible to ease the chore of desk-checking code when it came back from the keypunch operator.
Any number of errors can be introduced at any stage of the process: A sheet might get lost between counting and data entry, the counter might write the count next to the wrong item number, the counter might write the wrong item number or the keypunch operator might mistype the item number or count or not be able to read the counter's writing.