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Great products, ineffective management

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  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Senior Manager in San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Senior Manager in San Francisco, CA

I have been working at Autodesk full-time (More than 5 years)

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Great benefits, great products, friendly culture, strong market position

Cons

Lazy culture, poor operations, stale leadership, tenure is more important than merit

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  1. Ineffective Process and Management

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Principal Engineer in Boulder, CO
    Current Employee - Senior Principal Engineer in Boulder, CO

    I have been working at Autodesk full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Great compensation, benefits and incentives.

    Cons

    Terrible management, too much bureaucracy, no engineering process.

    Advice to Management

    Start listening to the employees, put some good engineering practices in place (code reviews, continuous build system, unit testing, etc.). Stop protecting bad managers.


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    Executive Playground

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Product Manager in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Autodesk full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Great products, great customers, fantastic reach into the design, engineering, and media communities.

    Cons

    Reorgs, reorgs, reorgs. Pidgeon-holed job descriptions that split authority without clearly defining authority. Lack of trust of junior and mid-level managers. Long legal processes. Lack of budget authority. Extreme matrixing.

    Advice to Management

    Stop micromanaging, provide a career path for employees, and trust your very smart people.


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