Topics regarding layoffs at IBM

Topics regarding layoffs at IBM

Is there a point in even trying?

For those of us who are in the age bracket that we all know is always the target of layoffs, is there even a point in going the extra mile in an attempt to make ourselves indispensable? Should I even bother? I saw people who I thought were essential... —  read more 

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Salaries in 1990s

Currently, most of the tech companies are paying 120000$ a year on avg to early developers. I would appreciate if anyone still around from late 80s or early 90s comment on what where there joining salaries at IBM at that time when IBM was behemoth... —  read more 

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Kyndryl announced CFO

Kyndryl announces their new CFO He is very experienced with spinoff’s and efficiency https://finance.yahoo.com/news/kyndryl-names-david-wyshner-chief-210000797.html

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Microsoft announced the results for the Q ended June 30, 2021, as compared to the corresponding period of last fiscal year:

Just announced - Microsoft FY21 Q4 Earnings: Revenue: $46.2 billion ⬆️ 21% Operating income: $19.1 billion ⬆️ 42% Net Income: $16.5 billion ⬆️ 47% EPS: $2.17 ⬆ 49% Strong finish to fiscal 2021: ✅ $168.1 billion in annual revenue ✅ $69.9... —  read more 

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IBM’s long slog

This article compares new IBM to the legacy portions of IBM, and concludes IBM is not generating enough business opportunities out of old IBM. He zero’s in on IBM’s problem children (Systems, TPP, and legacy GTS growth) It sure looks like IBM... —  read more 

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Whitehurst

I like Whitehurst and have had the chance to meet him a few times. If you want to understand his ethos check out "The Open Organization". It details his transition from Delta to Red Hat and the transformation of his leadership style being around a... —  read more 

Hypothetically speaking

What are the chances of fulfilling the requirements of a PiP? Did anyone actually take the initiative and leave? Are the expectations unattainable? Is the duration of a PiP standard or dependent on the individual?

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IBM Campuses, Revived

A Renewal for IBM Campuses Once Home to Punch Cards and Circuit Boards When Big Blue left upstate New York, economic pain ensued. But the large complexes left behind are ideally suited for large-scale production and shipping, local officials... —  read more 

Sell ESPP stock or not?

Reading this blog has me seriously considering selling my IBM stock. So much employee contempt. 15 year IBM veteran with a few thousand ESPP shares. With the earnings pop today is this the time to sell? The only reason I havn't sold them is that... —  read more 

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