Where do you think IBM consulting is heading? Will it’s maturity with cloud, AI, blockchain, etc. bring it a bright future?

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My honest opinion is that IBM has areas of excellence that are weighed down by the overall sinking ship. If you're in one of those areas of excellence that is doing well and not affected by the RAs, then that's great - stick around. But keep a good eye out for other opportunites as well, the uncertainty around the broader organization may one day creep into your specific area


😆 is this a joke? Feels like a joke

If that happens it certainly won’t be under the IBM name. Our executive leadership banks on past image rather than present initiatives

FWIW, I interned with IBM GBS 5 or so years ago. Their trajectory now is the same as it was then - downward, only now the downward curve is steeper

No, it’s not

I am wondering this myself, because on the one hand I have worked on the most amazing projects delivering custom-made applications that are cutting edge; on the other, all these RAs and stories about terrible experiences make me feel pessimistic about the future

What's an RA in IBM-speak?

...but, but, blockchain!!

....Cognitive, cloud, Blockchain!!! IOT!!!!! WE'RE INVINCIBLE!!!!

Just like the Titanic! 😂

Too many of their apples are in the Watson basket. It’s overhyped.

IBM is still in the market?

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