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
292 Ratings

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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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    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
  2.  

    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 (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
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    nightmare for sales (culture) and new business

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Sales in Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
    Current Employee - Senior Sales in Frankfurt am Main (Germany)

    I have been working at TIBCO Software full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Offering high base salary to get people in

    Cons

    high fluctuation, people leave after 12months on average, hire and fire;
    no marketing and sales support; GTM concept from 1990s.
    Sales is fighting against channel; no new business

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    invest in marketing and GTM startegy !
    create value and trust for sales team
    hire only people you need to grow

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Tibco needs a cleanup

    • 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

    Tibco has some good folks left

    Cons

    Too much politics and does not get work done due to internal politics between departments

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Too much politics and does not get work done due to internal politics between departments. Before you fight externally fight the internal politics and treat as one company. Management is clueless on execution.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6.  

    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 (more than an 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
  7.  

    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 (more than an 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
  8.  

    Great first job

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

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

    Pros

    Cutting edge technology and some of the biggest clients in the world. Able to work in every kind of corporate environment imaginable.

    Cons

    85% Travel means little time for family

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great company to work for, but not fast enough to adapt to new industry culture

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

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

    Pros

    Big clients including many fortune 500 corporations, and great in-depth set of products. The job location is great, awful on-site cafe, flexibility to work from home, against traffic on my commute.

    Cons

    Not fast enough to change the culture from enterprise sales based model, to cloud self-service based model that is required in today's date and time. Salary levels have dropped in comparison to industry, minimal bonus and pay raise.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Adopt cloud based culture fast enough. Review salary levels specially at below executive level jobs.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Solution architech

    • 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

    stable good company. Good location.

    Cons

    No raise. little bonus. More workload

  11.  

    Good company

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

    I have been working at TIBCO Software full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Autonomy, smart people, work-life balance.

    Cons

    In team selling opportunities, they leave it to the reps to determine the comp split. Double comp would encourage for team selling and higher ACV and TCVs

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't be afraid of associates and managers that are not "yes' people. Listen and consider those that challenge the status quo.

    Double compensate on deals where multiple reps are team selling. Many opportunities are lost because this provision is not in place.

    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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