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6 people found this helpful  

Sales

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at S&P Capital IQ full-time

Pros

Good work/life balance.
Pays well enough.

Cons

Lou Eccleston, CEO, and Bob Coppola, CTO, in particular, are clueless to what really is going on within the company, and proven by their actions (or lack thereof), have no idea how to run a technology company.
Resources are spread too thin and product development has essentially ceased to exist.
Political nature of a large and old company makes it extremely inefficient to do almost anything.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Stop hiring current or former Thomson employees. That company is a mess and we will just end up their same dismal position if we do not change our ways

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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  1. 8 people found this helpful  

    Product Consultant

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    Former Employee - Product Consultant  in  New York, NY
    Former Employee - Product Consultant in New York, NY

    I worked at S&P Capital IQ full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    No dress code. Not a serious job (take that as you will). Good people.

    Cons

    The company is terrible. The leadership isn't there, the site is always broken, customers are leaving. They need to get back to basics- realizing that they are a software company. Too much emphasis on sales. You can't have 40% turnover in technology in under nine months and expect to be the same company. Too many old men making decisions.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be upfront about the job people are applying for. I was an overachiever and even offered a promotion within the company which my boss blocked. It is a mess, don't work there.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Excellent work culture

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in New York, NY

    I have been working at S&P Capital IQ full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    1. Flexible working hours
    2. No bossism
    3. Balanced life and no pressure at all

    Cons

    Policies and system could be better organized.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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