Electronic Data Systems

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Electronic Data Systems Reviews in Plano, TX

Updated August 18, 2014
Updated August 18, 2014
650 Reviews
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650 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Flexibility and Dependability and work from home option (in 18 reviews)

  • Good company and work/life balance (in 16 reviews)


Cons
  • Poor senior management & executive leadership during my time at EDS (in 36 reviews)

  • Upper management and lack of strong sales (in 24 reviews)

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    left after 20 years

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Plano, TX
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Plano, TX

    I worked at Electronic Data Systems full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    training program
    outstanding employees
    worked on customer based IT solutions
    pay and benefits

    Cons

    project deadlines (long hours)
    bad corp decisions in later years
    EDS was a very good company to work for in the 80s and 90s. Not as much in the 00s. Therefore, I left to pursue a better opportunity.

  2.  

    Network Admin

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Network Administrative in Plano, TX
    Former Employee - Network Administrative in Plano, TX

    I worked at Electronic Data Systems full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, personal growth, good towards charities ....

    Cons

    If one uses the open door - retribution is choice - open door depending on personnel / management can back fire on the employee .... Training is lacking ....

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to employees - There are always two sides of the story -

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Basically OK, but has major room for improvement.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Plano, TX
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Plano, TX

    I worked at Electronic Data Systems full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Company Training, Employee benefits, Corporate Infrastructure.

    Cons

    Departmental political tensions, unreasonable overtime and lack of respect for personal boundaries.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    It's not worth discussing.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    EDS

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Business Development Director in Plano, TX
    Former Employee - Business Development Director in Plano, TX

    I worked at Electronic Data Systems full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    travel and variety of experience

    Cons

    big behemoth, slow moving, except for projects with larger companies where decisions are made fast.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    listen to your employees

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6. 2 people found this helpful  

    OK first job out of college

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Plano, TX

    I have been working at Electronic Data Systems full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good place to learn the ropes

    Cons

    HR driven management, too many CIOs -- they are like BANK VPs

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More focus on quality driven projects

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Working at EDS

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Plano, TX

    I have been working at Electronic Data Systems full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Employee oriented in the early days of strong CEO's. Opportunities to grow were boundless.

    Cons

    Company CEO's changed and profit pressure increased.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  8. 2 people found this helpful  

    Managing Consultant

    Former Employee - Managing Consultant in Plano, TX
    Former Employee - Managing Consultant in Plano, TX

    I worked at Electronic Data Systems full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    People, Plenty of work opportunities,

    Cons

    Company's Management team is too far removed

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Know who your contributors are

  9.  

    Great Supervisors, Flexible Schedules

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Marketing Communications Specialist in Plano, TX
    Former Employee - Marketing Communications Specialist in Plano, TX

    I worked at Electronic Data Systems full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Having full time work with good pay

    Cons

    Not having any reason to move within the company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please think about upgrading technology in the office

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 2 people found this helpful  

    Company wide training

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Plano, TX

    I have been working at Electronic Data Systems full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    No problem with training needed to technical exposure

    Cons

    Salary not up to par with market

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Change salery structure

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11. 2 people found this helpful  

    eventful, enlightning and varied but challenging

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Managing Consultant in Plano, TX
    Former Employee - Managing Consultant in Plano, TX

    I worked at Electronic Data Systems full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great Culture built by Ross

    Cons

    No longer an independent company, a shame

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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