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Updated May 17, 2017
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  1. "A great company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    A great stock to own

    Cons

    Big, sometimes a number...but you must pull information, pull career development activities.

    Advice to Management

    No comment


  2. "Great company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Deployment Manager in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Deployment Manager in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Excellent benefits. Excellent management. Talented professionals.

    Cons

    Moving some IT work offshore to be competitive

    Advice to Management

    Higher level management works a lot of overtime.


  3. "This is a stable and fast-growing enviornment, great benefits, and potential transfer within the company."

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    Current Employee - Team Lead in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Team Lead in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    fast growing environment, great benefits, work/life balance

    Cons

    no salary increase, too many procedures to follow.

    Advice to Management

    promotions


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  5. "Project Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at IBM (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great folks to work with! Super Opportunities! Management cares about personal / business life balances. Very caring!

    Cons

    Long hours, but doing interesting work.

    Advice to Management

    Keep the focus on Watson! There is a lot of opportunity there! Hang in there! It will get better.


  6. "IBM- a great place to succeed."

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    Current Employee - Senior Managing Consultant in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Managing Consultant in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Reasonable pay, good progression and excellent work environment. If you are willing to travel, learn on the job and put in the extra hours then this is the place for you.

    Cons

    Ibm is a consultancy firm that will sell your skills to the highest bidder without consideration of your location and home commitments. This provides a wealth of opportunities but if you are in a family first stage of your life, then this will cause conflict.


  7. "Love it"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Manager in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at IBM full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Very happy to be here. Lots of opportunity to make an impact.

    Cons

    It can take a while to learn the career path

    Advice to Management

    Keep the focus on simplification of processes


  8. "WPF Application Developer"

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    Former Contractor - Applications Developer in Houston, TX
    Former Contractor - Applications Developer in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at IBM as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great people. They know what they are doing.

    Cons

    Nothing that I can think of now.


  9. "Great People"

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    Former Employee - Software Client Architect in Montgomery, TX
    Former Employee - Software Client Architect in Montgomery, TX

    I worked at IBM (More than a year)

    Pros

    Learned a lot from really smart people

    Cons

    Nothing bad to say about IBM


  10. "SAP"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

    I have been working at IBM full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    New Opportunities require with new learning

    Cons

    Good Learning and Goods clients to work for


  11. "Best place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marketing Communications in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Marketing Communications in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at IBM full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Career opportunities, employee benefits, flexible working

    Cons

    None come to mind .


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