Affiliated Computer Services - ACS has a really good thing going, if they don't squeeze it so hard into the shape of everybody else. | Glassdoor
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"ACS has a really good thing going, if they don't squeeze it so hard into the shape of everybody else."

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  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Vice President in Washington, DC
Current Employee - Vice President in Washington, DC
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Talented people can advance. Not pushing a product, but really trying to help customer solve a problem. Senior execs take you under their wing and show you how to succeed. They're honest with you about what matters.

Cons

Short-term thinking, little investment in things that won't pay off for a year or two. Not too much recognition of life/work balance issues.

Advice to Management

Take a longer view of people - don't judge them quicky by this single great deal or this single lousy quarter. Customer really trust us because of genuine expertise in their world -- don't mess with that by making us look just like the competition with generic products and people.

Other Employee Reviews for Affiliated Computer Services

  1. "ACS Continues Strong Growth in New Year"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Communications Director in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Communications Director in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The company is a well-respected leader in its field; confidence in leadership; the company's business model does well in challenging economic environments. I feel good about coming to work everyday.

    Cons

    There are none; if anything, the downsides might be the current economic environment we're operating in.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to place emphasis on communicating with employees (they do this well and I'd like it to continue).


  2. "Not a viable software company"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Development Specialist in Lexington, KY
    Current Employee - Systems Development Specialist in Lexington, KY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible work schedule and good project management.

    Cons

    This company does not know how to develop software. Senior/Corporate Management is clueless in regards to enterprise software.

    Advice to Management

    Sell the product before you totally destroy it.

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