TIBCO Software Reviews

Updated 21 October, 2014
Updated 21 October, 2014
383 Reviews
3.8
383 Reviews
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TIBCO Software Chairman, President, and CEO Vivek Y. Ranadivé
Vivek Y. Ranadivé
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • good work-life balance (may be this depends on which team you work for) (in 23 reviews)

  • Awesome with respect to payments and work culture (in 24 reviews)


Cons
  • Some roles are particularly demanding, so work-life balance is not always achievable (in 13 reviews)

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

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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    Ship going nowhere

    • 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 (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good technology and smart employees. Nice HQ location, benefits.

    Cons

    Senior and middle management clueless. Many directors and VPs don't even deserve to be first-line managers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Dump unwanted products and consolidate brand identity around some products. Don't try to be a jack of all trades.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Rewarding yet frustrating

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales
    Former Employee - Sales

    I worked at TIBCO Software full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great solution set. Many smart people. Flexible work schedule. Good services people. Good opportunity to learn new technology

    Cons

    Old boy network in management. Top executives out of touch with the field. Too many products to sell and support. Overly complicated sales order process

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get in touch with the front line soldiers

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Good

    • 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 full-time

    Pros

    Nice work environment, Leadership, Perks

    Cons

    Perks are less, training, growth

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    nothing

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    worked here for more then 5 years ... great company , flexible hours

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at TIBCO Software

    Pros

    lot of freedom workwise, depending on the dept. you work in.

    Cons

    a bit stingy when it comes to salary hikes

    Approves of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    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 (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
  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 (more than an 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.  

    Best job in the world!

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

    I have been working at TIBCO Software full-time (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
  10.  

    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 (more than an 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
  11.  

    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 (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

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