Electronic Data Systems Reviews

Updated March 19, 2015
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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. Helpful (2)

    left after 20 years

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    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. This was a great company to work for, enjoy the many years their.

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    Former Employee - Team Leader in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Team Leader in Houston, TX

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great management and people to work with.

    Cons

    We needed more quality time or more team building.

    Advice to Management

    My advice to management miss you guys, you are the best.

  3. Best experience ever

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Electronic Data Systems

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    company full of activity you learn more day after day you always keep tracking of what's new in the developing world so happy to have this experience

    Cons

    can't find any I really enjoyed working there colleges and supervisors even the management was fair enough for me

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  5. Helpful (1)

    Excellent experience at EDS

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    Former Employee - Program Manager in Detroit, MI
    Former Employee - Program Manager in Detroit, MI

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great company culture that emphasized employee development and opportunities. Excellent opportunities to work at various large companies and gain a lot of experience quickly.

    Cons

    Some of company culture that made it a great place to work was lost with the acquisition by HP.

  6. Wonderful

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    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Chennai (India)
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Chennai (India)

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Company with the best people-care policies.

    Cons

    Decision to merge with Mphasis.

    Advice to Management

    No more EDS.

  7. Working at EDS

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    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)

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    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.

  8. Great Supervisors, Flexible Schedules

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    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)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Having full time work with good pay

    Cons

    Not having any reason to move within the company

    Advice to Management

    Please think about upgrading technology in the office

  9. Dream JOB & Organization

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    Former Employee - Infrastructure Technical Consultant in Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Infrastructure Technical Consultant in Bangalore (India)

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

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    You know what if you have dreamed to work in Great culture (after Google/Amazon which I heared) this is the place you would have worked.

    Cons

    EDS is no more present

  10. i am freasher but i have knowledge of computer annd want to do work from home

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    Former Employee - Data Entry in Thāne (India)
    Former Employee - Data Entry in Thāne (India)

    I worked at Electronic Data Systems part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    i want to earn some income without distriubing my study

    Cons

    in electronic from of working we can do changes but not in paper from

    Advice to Management

    there should be a respect and decipline of management

  11. EDS

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Electronic Data Systems full-time (more than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Culture, People, Clients, Prospects, Work life Balance

    Cons

    Things turned during the merger with HP

    Advice to Management

    relight the EDS spirit

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