The TWACS technology of ESCO technologies (Aclara PLS) is both interesting and challenging to work on. The people are also hard-working and generally easy to work with.
The forward vision of the technology, software and integration of the various businesses (Aclara PLS, Aclara Software, Aclara RF) seems disjoint. The marketing / sales communication with the technical teams also leaves something to be desired.
Advice to Management
The company has a tendancy to get lost in the distractions of the moment and the next quarters' earning rather than putting together a solid long-term vision and sticking to it. Also, communicate much sooner about things like changes in reviews, benefits, contract renewals of temporary staff, etc. It all seems to come last minute