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IBM STG is good for computer engineers, hardware engineers and physicists but not good for computer science engineers.

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hopewell Junction, NY
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hopewell Junction, NY

I have been working at IBM

Pros

Place for discovering innovation. Plenty of opportunities to move within STG for good-fit. Many opportunities to learn new technologies and contribute to the same.

Cons

STG's primary business model is to make and sell hardware products - high end servers/data storage/mid range server/storage. This makes it hard to change course midway.
STG is not a good fit for computer science professionals (e.g. BS or MS in CS).

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Should either create opportunities and/or openings for those who are already in STG to (by finding a niche and supporting software based solutions) and are software professionals, OR, identify a pipeline to transition such people into Software Group. Because, STG as it is employs such professionals but does not offer appropriate career growth opportunities for them (long term).

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    Current Employee - Marketing Manager
    Current Employee - Marketing Manager

    I have been working at IBM

    Pros

    Good compensation and access to global resources and expertise

    Cons

    You are faceless, a number, a cog in the machine. Your opinion does not matter. IBM = I'm By Myself.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don''t just SAY you value employees--demonstrate it. "Do unto others..." etc.

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    Not bad

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at IBM

    Pros

    they have their challenges but are looking for ways to improve and they have something good with the cloud initiatives

    Cons

    a lot of people jockeying for just a few jobs and it's easy to get complacent. a complete matrix organization

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    earnings are now the most important thing, so please just say that instead of creating new values for the company.

    No opinion of CEO
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