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"Loss of a gret agnostic IT service provider"

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Former Employee - Architect in Adelaide
Former Employee - Architect in Adelaide
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Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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

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.

Other Employee Reviews for Electronic Data Systems

  1. "Typical big American Company in Australia"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Canberra
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Canberra
    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. "Honest feedback"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Information Associate
    Current Employee - Information Associate
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    People within the workplace, good working environment, professional and laid back atmosphere.
    Opportunities for professional growth, job variation within team.
    Training and certification are part of day to day growth.
    Flexibility of working hours and leave time.
    Team very supportive of new employees, mentoring helps with career development.
    Compensation for any shiftwork or oncall is appropriate.

    Cons

    No pathways for employees to gain salary review.
    No communication from senior management regarding company wide issues and changes.
    Enterprise Bargaining Agreement does not allow communication between staff of salary and renumeration packages.
    No communication of what pay scale is applicable to your job code.
    No real reward for overtime (extra pay, flexi time etc)

    Advice to Management

    More communcation regarding company changes
    More staff team building exercises (such as dinners, BBQs etc)
    The knowledge of your own pay scale applicable to relevant job codes.

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