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IBM Product Owner Reviews

Updated March 25, 2019
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  • "At times work life balance gets challenging" (in 1112 reviews)

  • "Low Salary growth in comparison" (in 537 reviews)

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  1. "Scrum Master"

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    Current Contractor - Product Owner, Scrum Master, PM in Lexington, KY
    Current Contractor - Product Owner, Scrum Master, PM in Lexington, KY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at IBM as a contractor (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Work from home, professional peers

    Cons

    salary and no benefits as a contractor, but otherwise it's the same as being reg IBMer

    Advice to Management

    none, they are pretty darn good


  2. "Product Owner"

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    Former Employee - Social Business, Project Manager, Product Owner in Cherry Hill, NJ
    Former Employee - Social Business, Project Manager, Product Owner in Cherry Hill, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at IBM (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Global organization. Innovative products, Watson

    Cons

    Not innovative internally. Internal mobility is tough

  3. "Awesome Company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Product Owner in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Product Owner in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    I got newest technology to work for. Flexible enough to get your ideas incorporate in projects

    Cons

    Increments are very less. Basically a managers company

    Advice to Management

    Please give decent hikes


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    "Product Owner"

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    Current Employee - Product Owner in Damastown (Ireland)
    Current Employee - Product Owner in Damastown (Ireland)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people, and management do try and make a great work place.

    Cons

    Difficult to progress. Bring your own tea to work.

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up.


  5. "Consulting Service"

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    Current Employee - Product Owner in Guadalajara, Jalisco (Mexico)
    Current Employee - Product Owner in Guadalajara, Jalisco (Mexico)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Life balances with work

    Cons

    It can take some time to grow professionally


  6. "Product Owner"

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    Current Employee - Senior Product Owner in Hortolândia (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Senior Product Owner in Hortolândia (Brazil)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Company to Work, great environment and benefits, chance to learn many new technologies

    Cons

    Since is a large company, some process are very burocratic


  7. "Good W/L balance"

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    Current Employee - Product Owner in Pune City (India)
    Current Employee - Product Owner in Pune City (India)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Lots of opportunity.
    W/L Balance is good.

    Cons

    If your manager is not good, u will be helpless. Lot of dependency on Manager.

  8. "Product Owner"

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    Current Employee - Product Owner
    Current Employee - Product Owner
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The area I work in is actually quite a good area to work in. There is a strong focus on Design Thinking, and building the right product. The culture is very much team orientated.

    Cons

    Nothing really to say here.


  9. "Working at IBM"

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    Current Employee - Product Owner in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Product Owner in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Well known company
    Job security
    flexibility in working in different roles and different business units
    flexibility in working at different locations

    Cons

    Promotion process is too slow and difficult
    Not Agile yet