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Great experience in Software Group as tech lead and manager

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Senior Software Development Manager in Durham, NC
Current Employee - Senior Software Development Manager in Durham, NC

I have been working at IBM full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Great place to work if you are interested in technology and prefer to work on products/projects that have a big impact on the world. Smart people. Good leadership development programs for recognized talent.

Cons

Permission based, needs multiple layers of approvals for decisions. Large, so you could get lost if you don't have the right mentors, managers and colleagues. Less perks.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Reduce process overhead

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Working for a big company

    Former Employee - Client Technical Professional in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Client Technical Professional in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at IBM full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    - Has many IT solutions under one roof. It's cool to be part of the company that made Watson and that helps cities in the world operate more efficiently (think Smarter Cities).
    - Different opportunities available in the company.
    - Good opportunities to network.
    - Great benefits offered.

    Cons

    - One has to learn to navigate the matrix organization.
    - At times, one may feel a little lost in such a large organization.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

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    Great people, Great opportunity, Stuck in a low cost, offshore, alternative office.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Applications Developer in East Lansing, MI
    Current Employee - Applications Developer in East Lansing, MI

    I have been working at IBM full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    I have enjoyed my time here and have met some of the most amazing, intelligent people I will ever meet. I was exposed to industry leading technology and have traveled and experienced different cities and clients corporate culture.

    Cons

    -Pay (Below industry standard with no offer of raise)
    -Opportunity for advancement in the MDC (Michigan Delivery Center)
    -Wishy washy policies that don't adhere to the companies standard policies
    -No concern for retention

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Reward the top performers, offer incentive to keep those who are getting positive feedback and remaining billable.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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