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Daon Reviews

Updated August 7, 2014
Updated August 7, 2014
7 Reviews

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7 Reviews
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  1.  

    Good

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good People, Great Culture and strong Professionalism.

    Cons

    The Biometric Market adoption and sales cycles are long. ySales cycles requires long period of education for employees an several sessions with customers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

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    Lackluster product with bad management

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    Former Employee - Software Developer
    Former Employee - Software Developer

    Pros

    No discernable pros at this company

    Cons

    Bad management, no communication, daily requirements changes w/ daily status report requests, poor working conditions. Oh yeah, bad bad management.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop changing requirements, talk to your staff.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3. 2 people found this helpful  

    A good Irish company with a bad product.

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    Former Employee - Sales
    Former Employee - Sales

    Pros

    I was able to travel to Ireland on business several times.

    Cons

    It was not a company that valued teamwork. It was kind of Everyman for himself.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Foster teamwork and support all sales efforts.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    First few years were good, but the ship began to sink when they turned their eye towards poorly planned mobile products

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    Former Employee - Technical Consultant  in  Reston, VA
    Former Employee - Technical Consultant in Reston, VA

    Pros

    Competitive pay, annual bonus, opportunities for travel, good people for the most part

    Cons

    Severe lack of work/projects, no stability (fear of layoffs is constant), Engine product which is their bread and butter really does not bring anything to the table, poor customer satisfaction/retention, mobile related software developed by shooting at the hip, US Engineering department very poorly led and products go through almost no design or quality cycle; positive products reviews in App Stores mostly left by company employees

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Communicate better with your staff; make the good and the bad clear; stop dumping money into products that the market is not asking for

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6.  

    No internal IT infrastructure

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    Former Employee - N/A  in  Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)
    Former Employee - N/A in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)

    Pros

    Flexibility no security checks even though is a bio metric security company any one can take any thing from it no problems

    Cons

    Doesn't appreciates the hard work done for it i was layed off given no reason it was definitely discrimination and racism i know for sure. Managing Director is the most worst I am ever seen in a company. Tom Murphy

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop being Racist and stop Discrimination and make you own IT infrastructure for God Sake. Come out of the parent company IIU and become independent.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good financially, but poor for professional advancement

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    Former Employee - Software Developer
    Former Employee - Software Developer

    Pros

    Offers good salary and financial benefits (health & pension), though no bonus.

    Cons

    Minimal career advancement, lack of training or promotion prospects.
    Poor communication between management and staff.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8.  

    Pre-sales Engineer

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Challenging industry with a crowded field, but you are the company that can glue these sensors together. Great brand. Allows for individual travel requirements.

    Cons

    Unclear how to show a customer what value Daon provides, since the glory is taken by the sensor or algorithm.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Daon is a great place to be involved with sensor management and biometrics. Pre-sales is a great place for people who are dynamic and understand big picture security tasks.

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