Information Builders

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Information Builders full-time

Pros

good products
Unlimited opportunity
creative pricing

Cons

everyday is groundhogs day....living it over and over again
competitors don't view them as a competitor

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Only go if you know the people in the know.

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    Former Employee - Sales
    Former Employee - Sales

    I worked at Information Builders full-time

    Pros

    independent, privately owned - family owned company feel (not big public corporation culture) with big boy money to back it up.
    Big Data is big now, so good IT niche to be in.

    Cons

    Good old boys club. Most of the bosses/management are old school networked together people that have been there for a long time. Most came from Boeing/McDonnell Douglas as IT people and now are in sales/managment roles. Not the best training or ongoing support - mostly sink or swim and most sink.

    Small company in a niche where it has been consolidated down to the big boys mostly. They're struggling to survive and stay afloat in a sea of big sharks/competitors.

    If you're wanting to get into their outside sales role which pays six figures you'd best be a great internal politician, very good looking, a college athlete, president of sorority/fraternity when in college, and know people internally and get networked well. Most everyone in my office knew someone already there from family, high school, or college is how they got in.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Does not reach its potential

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Great technology
    Hard working teams
    Job autonomy
    Impressive projects

    Cons

    Poor US management: operational, micro managers with lack of strategic ability
    Company is devaluing as it has been run the same way for too long
    No structural salary increases in 5 years
    No good at fixing problems

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Replace yourselves

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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