TIBCO Software Reviews

Updated 26 August 2014
Updated 26 August 2014
361 Reviews

3.9
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TIBCO Software Chairman, President, and CEO Vivek Y. Ranadivé
Vivek Y. Ranadivé
278 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • good work-life balance (may be this depends on which team you work for) (in 19 reviews)

  • Even though TIBCO is such a large company, the work environment is a lot like a start-up (in 23 reviews)


Cons
  • Some roles are particularly demanding, so work-life balance is not always achievable (in 14 reviews)

  • Senior Management is "taken care of" which is clear from company reports and company "filings" (in 14 reviews)

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great technology, Great people, Crap leadership

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Solutions Consultant
    Former Employee - Senior Solutions Consultant

    I worked at TIBCO Software

    Pros

    Mostly cool technology and colleagues who are intelligent and willing to go the extra mile. Camaraderie and social side is good. Sales conferences were good.

    Cons

    Crap knowledge management, crap leadership, probably wil get acquired this year. Frustration with company direction. Once you get to a certain level, it's hard to get further.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take a realistic look at the market and see where the opportunities are. You were on a nice track to the business with BPM, but now you've gone all techy again with Matrix. Ditch the crap software which you can't compete with (at least BAM, Portal).

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Sr. Network Engineer

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

    I worked at TIBCO Software full-time

    Pros

    Good work culture, Good benefits, Awesome Cafe, comparable Salary, brown bag events.

    Cons

    IT network Team does not communicate among the team, Less RSUs compared to industry. I am not recommending only for this group, all other groups are very good from what I heard and interacted.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Leadership should have more skip level meetings, have open discussions.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Interesting

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager  in  Palo Alto, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Palo Alto, CA (US)

    I have been working at TIBCO Software full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good Package, Opportunities, Work culture

    Cons

    Nothing that i can point out

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    N/A

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Nice Culture and Salary ;)

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate Consultant  in  Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Associate Consultant in Pune (India)

    I have been working at TIBCO Software full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Awesome with respect to payments and work culture

    Cons

    Not at all proper knowledge management. Also, not so good to start as fresher.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get a little more focus on managing the resources and talent.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    One of the better technical companies to work !!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Architect  in  Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Architect in Pune (India)

    I have been working at TIBCO Software full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    1. One of the best products you can get to work on (esp if working in Engineering).
    2. Pretty good technical/smart bunch to interact with day in and day out.
    2. Very open culture.
    3. Fairly good work/life balance.

    Cons

    1. Annul raises can surely be much better.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to find some way to get our stock up again. Its been lying low for a while now.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Has the potential but limited by poor leadership decisions

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Executive  in  Maidenhead, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Sales Executive in Maidenhead, England (UK)

    I worked at TIBCO Software full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great sales people come and go, great atmosphere at conferences and most of the time in the office. Good technology and some very smart technologists. I really liked the CEO Vivek, super smart guy.

    Cons

    Quarterly targets a constant challenge, often senior sales VP's would pull rank and call the client directly, and under sell the value on a deal that may have taken months to set up. Usual challenge with revenue's across borders, with team work ending in different countries as soon as they thought they might lose revenue to you.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try not to change strategies so often, don't panic with bad figures, understand the problem and put in place a strategy to overcome the problem. The sales cycle is 12-24 months, stick by your good sales people and managers it takes a long time to bring in and bring up to speed replacements. It will require a period of sustained stability to bring the numbers back in my humble opinion, buy your team and stick by them, don't just sack them if you don't get the desired result in a few quarters.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Great

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at TIBCO Software

    Pros

    Lots of learning opportunities.
    Many products covering many technologies. Take your pick.

    Cons

    Company needs to have a better performance review methodology.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Good company to work for

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - PSG Project Manager  in  San Francisco, CA (US)
    Former Employee - PSG Project Manager in San Francisco, CA (US)

    I worked at TIBCO Software full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    - Very competitive wages
    - Very family friendly
    - Great benefits
    - Exciting technology, Fast paced,

    Cons

    - The process guidelines ar high level only only.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Great place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Consultant  in  Hyderābād (India)
    Current Employee - Consultant in Hyderābād (India)

    I have been working at TIBCO Software full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good Culture, Work-Life Balance, Autonomy, Cutting Edge technologies and Products, Opportunity to learn and excel.

    Cons

    Variable Pay (especially if you work for services group), Change in Culture, Bad people management, you tend to get stuck if you are at the wrong project, Less motivation and empowerment.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Culture has been the important trademark for TIBCO, don't induce policies affecting our Core Culture and Values.

    Continue to do what we have doing all these years.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Good place to work at

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate Consultant  in  Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Associate Consultant in Mumbai (India)

    I have been working at TIBCO Software full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Perhaps one of the most employee friendly companies in India. There are very less bureaucracy and micromanagement isn't really a part of their culture.

    Cons

    Lousy annual salary hikes unless there is a promotion. Even the best performers end up not getting more than 7%.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't change the culture in the name of cost cutting or growing strength. Your culture is your biggest strength and you should keep holding on it.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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