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relaxed environment, a lot of politics

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Former Employee - Systems Software Engineer V in Nashua, NH
Former Employee - Systems Software Engineer V in Nashua, NH

I worked at Hewlett-Packard full-time (more than 8 years)

Pros

big corporate atmosphere. flexiable working schedule and hours. learning opportunities

Cons

there was a lot of politics

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
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  1. Summed up in one word: Bureaucracy

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    Former Employee - Program Manager in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Program Manager in Houston, TX

    I worked at Hewlett-Packard full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Flexibility to work at home (some groups, not all).
    SMART people.
    Many hobby/sports/outside work groups formed.
    Employee discounts.

    Cons

    Management does not empower its employees.
    Slow to get the job done; too much red tape.
    Few team players due to dog-eat-dog mentality.
    Too many meetings, with no decisions made.
    Employees are rated against each other.
    Salaries/bonuses are small or non-existent.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Empower your SMART employees and allow for humaness.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. Good company but loosing it momentum in EIS

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    Former Employee - Senior Principal in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Senior Principal in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Hewlett-Packard full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Strong people from Knighstbridge, Strong in ETL, BI, DW,
    EDS acquisition adds to more people to the group
    Expand on the Vertica
    Focus on Helathcare

    Cons

    Not able to integrated the various DW/BI and Software companies that it acquired over a period of time

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get the act togather

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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