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9 people found this helpful  

The most thankless workplace imaginable

Account Executive (Former Employee) San Francisco, CA (US)

ProsThe view from the San Francisco office. Free lunch on Fridays is also ok.

ConsAll strategic decisions are made by a small group of people in th UK and never shared with the rest of the company. There is no such thing as a pay raise, with employees promised "discretionary" bonuses that are only delivered after threats to quit. Sales people have to adhere to stringent help generating new leads. Existing customers are generally very unhappy and instead of fixing the technology, the strategy seems to be to put a band-aid on at each customer issue with promises of longer-term fixes that never seem to materialize.

Advice to Senior ManagementEmpower people outside the inner circle to make decisions. Stop using fear to motivate employees. Focus on creating a consistent installation process to increase the customer satisfaction.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    9 people found this helpful  

    Autonomy has let go or lost too many talented people to count.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Autonomy

    Pros: Excellent /promising technology, free breakfast & lunch (alternating Fridays); pretty good benefit packages, fish… Cons: Pretty much what everyone has already said - lack of respect toward customers/employees; no project planning, everything… Advice to Senior Management: Please respect & trust your employees; allow the middle management to do their jobs & stop micro-managing every little thing. Mid-management & the employees do… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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    11 people found this helpful  

    Do not work here if you have any shred of self respect as a software developer.

    Software Engineer (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Autonomy

    Pros: Profitable company Decent salaries if you are a recent CS graduate from a Top 50 school and have GPA over 3.5 (not kidding, that's a mandatory… Cons: Profitable company that benefits upper management and barely impacts anyone under middle management There are no raises, no performance review, no feedback, no career plan and… Advice to Senior Management: Have respect for people and domain expertise. Just because you have a PhD doesn't mean you can write code. Regular performance reviews and salary adjustments (at least… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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