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Envisage Information Systems Reviews

Updated January 9, 2018
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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great culture! It is like family!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Developer
    Current Employee - Software Developer
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Envisage Information Systems full-time

    Pros

    Your opinion is valued
    You are an adult in the company
    Flexible working hours
    You can work from home
    Team work
    Nice environment, great colleagues
    Your talent is valued and recognized
    Fun activities
    Management supports the teams

    Cons

    PTO policy (only 18 days including holidays and sickness days)

    Advice to Management

    Continue trying to keep the "Envisage Culture" alive

    Envisage Information Systems Response

    May 23, 2014 – Talent Acquisition Lead

    Thank you for the wonderful review. Our Leadership Team is dedicated and committed to keep the Envisage Culture alive as we continue to grow!


  2. "friendly people to work with"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Ithaca, NY
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Ithaca, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Envisage Information Systems full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Friendly and talented people to work with, good place to learn new technology nad lots of business logic in retirement world.

    Cons

    unstable structure, kept changing the people and management

  3. "Used to be a good place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Java Developer in Ithaca, NY
    Current Employee - Java Developer in Ithaca, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Envisage Information Systems full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Options to work remotely, there are a couple great people there still. Hours are somewhat flexible, sometimes this is detrimental though.

    Cons

    Deterioration of general leadership due to most of the senior leadership team having left the company. Generally immature place to work at.

    Advice to Management

    Maturity is hard to acquire, I'm not sure there is anything that can be done. Most people are in positions they are not ready for, due to general personnel loss.


  4. "Great place to work. Teaches a lot."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Ithaca, NY
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Ithaca, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Envisage Information Systems full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    flexibility and amazing work culture

    Cons

    Location - There is flexibility to work remote.


  5. "Don't care about employees"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer
    Former Employee - Software Engineer
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Envisage Information Systems full-time

    Pros

    Coworkers are friendly and great to work with

    Cons

    Senior leadership has terrible communication. Told us that everything was going well until all of a sudden large groups of employees are being laid off without warning.

    Advice to Management

    Don't lie about the status of the company.


  6. "Working through a difficult transition, but definitely working."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Ithaca, NY
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Ithaca, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Envisage Information Systems full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Laid-back culture, genuine sense of camaraderie between team members

    Cons

    Less-than-transparent working relationship with parent company, lots of bureaucracy to wade through

    Advice to Management

    Make the Care & Feeding process more involved for employees who don't feel like they're gaining proficiency fast enough.


  7. "Love the people"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Envisage Information Systems full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Best People In the Business

    Cons

    Team sometimes takes what they have for granted

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Once A Great Place To Work"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Developer
    Former Employee - Software Developer
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Envisage Information Systems full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Ability to work from home.
    Flex hours.
    Satisfactory pay and benefits.
    Some really great people. A lot of knowledge from which to learn.
    Interesting projects. Interesting software design and architecture.
    Several offices in the region from which to work.

    Cons

    No opportunity for advancement.
    No benefit to working hard and long hours vs those who did not.
    Was once a great place to work. The company was bought out by a former client and things went downhill for employees. Poor business decisions led to loss of sales which led to several rounds of layoffs. It's not a safe place to work right now.

    Advice to Management

    Diversify product offerings within your area of specialty (too many eggs in too few baskets).
    Get rid of the flat organizational structure. You need to have people in positions of accountability and employees need to have a source of guidance, someone leading the way for them. Reward those employees who give extra time and effort.


  9. Helpful (3)

    "Lead Developer"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Ithaca, NY
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Ithaca, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Envisage Information Systems full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Culture is very nice. People are very open and honest. No hierarchy to worry about. Ideas are heard and valued.

    Cons

    Driven by one major client whose values do not align with the companies. Communication from management is not clear even though they try to share it seems like they don't listen to the questions. Compensation is not aligned with the type of work or positions.

    Advice to Management

    Need to be better listeners. Don't commit to something that seems difficult to achieve.


  10. Helpful (5)

    "Used to be a great place to work"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Comp & Benefits
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The people are genuinely interested in helping each other. No one is going to step on you to get ahead. I absolutely loved my job there prior to mid-2016.

    Cons

    The autonomy that made Envisage so unique is being taken away. They let go of people with good hearts and good work ethic and retained some who are nothing but selfish and manipulative. This is causing the culture to deteriorate.


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