IBMers - I’ve noticed that a lot of people have been leaving lately, and it’s got me thinking about my future here. How do you feel about firm right now?

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External maybe controversial view - IBM still have some of the best talent in the SI market, but the obsession with selling dated IBM/proprietary products and unwillingness to budge on exceptionally high rates is going to let the likes of Accenture + Cognizant wipe them out eventually.


It’s going to continue over the year while Kyndryl split happens. Also IBM need to step up comp game in the UK. Just saw a thread on here around how long it took for people to get to £100k…that was wild!


Aren’t they making people redundant though?

They were, but a lot of people are leaving for new opportunities

Got an interview with IBM coming up for the big data and analytics practise. So you think avoid IBM?

IBM1 yeah the practise seems good looking at what kind of work they’re doing did not want to just be implementing data platforms but seems there’s some good strategy work involved also really interested in IBMiX also was just reading they’ve been doing massive layoffs which wasn’t great to hear

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