TIBCO Software Reviews

Updated 29 August 2014
Updated 29 August 2014
362 Reviews

3.9
362 Reviews
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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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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Best job in the world!

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

    I have been working at TIBCO Software full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Excellent access to information
    Excellent peers to work with
    Intellectually stimulating
    No micro management
    Flat reporting structure
    Interesting work
    Very flexible work timings
    Excellent bonus structure/payout

    Cons

    Number of internal information repositories, though this is now getting better and more streamlined.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Ever changing landscape

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

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

    Pros

    Good Technology stack
    Good co-workers
    Flexibilty in terms of working hours
    Career path options
    No micro management(at least in some BU's)

    Cons

    NO office culture
    Severe politics - All about knowing the right people
    Product offering is becoming pre-historic - alot of unwillingness to try something new(although certain pockets are trying to change this)
    TERRIBLE Management - across all BU's.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Have HR willing to work for Employees, not the Company
    Train management team to know how to both people manage and manage themselves.
    Listen to your bright Employee's.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Great company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Customer Support Manager  in  Sydney
    Current Employee - Customer Support Manager in Sydney

    I have been working at TIBCO Software full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great culture , and always working on cutting edge technology

    Cons

    Not using enough own technology on internal systems

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please let TIBCO stay as an independant company and grow. :)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Great technology, Great people, Crap leadership

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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
  6.  

    Interesting

    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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
  7.  

    Nice Culture and Salary ;)

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • 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
  8.  

    Sr. Network Engineer

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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
  9.  

    Has the potential but limited by poor leadership decisions

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • 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
  10.  

    One of the better technical companies to work !!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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
  11.  

    Good company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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

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