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Pretty good place to work. A bit slow on decision making that doesn't affect bottom line.

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Former Employee - IT Manager in Englewood, CO
Former Employee - IT Manager in Englewood, CO

I worked at IHS full-time (More than 5 years)

Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Great comp and benefits. Great people to work with.

Cons

constant reorgs, no acquisition integration strategy beyond email, telecom.

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    Current Employee - Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Manager in New York, NY

    I have been working at IHS full-time (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    The work life balance is great. people are very helpful.

    Cons

    Management is not a safe place to be if you want to stay employed.


  2. Helpful (7)

    Time to review the values...

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at IHS full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    This really is a company that is unlike any other - Opportunity abounds if you're in the right areas and can "add value" to the enterprise as a whole. Work/Life balance is exemplary and the total compensation packages are good IF you were hired before the pension was cut off. Stock options are ok but not in the same league that they were a few years ago. They're nice to have but they're not life changers anymore.

    Cons

    Internal politics rule. It doesn't matter how much revenue you make for IHS, if your face doesn't fit with your current boss then you're done in the next lay off round. Unbelievably bad revenue recognition / tracking within the internal process. It's possible to absorb 100% of cost and be credited with 0% revenue when working across the business - this leads to culling people who make a difference while retaining deadwood. After recent events I personally will never attend a mission/values event - We don't live the values that we preach.

    Advice to Management

    We need more domain expertise. Are we an insight company that adds value to data or a data company that sells software to visualize it ?


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