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Loss of a gret agnostic IT service provider

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Architect in Adelaide
Former Employee - Architect in Adelaide

I worked at Electronic Data Systems full-time (More than 8 years)

Recommends
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Best of breed solutions, great teams, leveraged knowledge?
Opportunities to develop a career due to the diversity of clients and solutions.

Cons

Company undertook some poor contracts leading to the loss of market position and enabling takeover by HP. Resulted in a loss flyover nance and overhead position as they cut costs to make the balance shheets to look good.

Advice to Management

None, they are gone.

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  1. Typical big American Company in Australia

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    • Senior Management
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    Former Employee - Project Manager in Canberra
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Canberra

    I worked at Electronic Data Systems

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Access to a lot of information for project management.
    Opportunity to progress if you fit in.
    Discount stock purchases were available.

    Cons

    Lacked quality senior managers.
    Lack of staffing for project teams always an issue.
    Internal processes for financial approvals delayed projects.
    Pay is always an issue.
    HP acquisition expected to make matters worse.

    Advice to Management

    The acquisition by HP can make matters worse or a lot better. Find the talented experienced outsource managers and work with them to make the outsourced business services a place people want to work. If you introduce the HP way it wont work.

  2. Helpful (1)

    Your first and third job

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sydney
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sydney

    I worked at Electronic Data Systems

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Commited to training and upskilling employees.
    Opportunity for advancement if you know where to look.
    Looks good on a resume.
    Great colleagues.

    Cons

    Low pay relative to comparable positions in other companies. Pay increases designed to keep employees, not reward performance. The way to get reasonable salaries at EDS is to leave and return after 6 months to the same or better job at the current market rate. It's well known on the inside that EDS should be your first and third job... don't wait it out for the salary you deserve.

    Advice to Management

    Fix the low morale

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