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Convoluted mess and over-promise under-deliver.

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Ediscovery  in  Boston, MA
Current Employee - Ediscovery in Boston, MA

I have been working at Autonomy

Pros

1. You can say "Look, I work over there!" while pointing at the tallest building in Boston.
2. Free lunch Friday.

Cons

1. No career growth, unless somebody quits.
2. Bonus system is good only in theory.
3. If an employee does get a bonus, it is a retainer.
4. No performance review/feedback.
5. eDiscovery capabilities are mostly over-promise under deliver
6. Integration of acquired companies is non-existent. No cross training and knowledge sharing between team.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Dear HP,
Please look closely and audit all operational aspect of Autonomy. Please talk and listen to employees and come up with a good and tangible plan to address many of their concerns. Please assess the corporate culture, analyze the low employee retention rate and act to address them.

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

Other Reviews for Autonomy

  1.  

    OK company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at Autonomy

    Pros

    It has some good technologies and smart peoples. It also pays good after merger with other small companies.

    Cons

    benefits are not good. the company is pretty stringent on everything, from pc, laptop and other stuff. Low benefit matches.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    please offer good benefit packages, good 401k matches. Put more energy on research and development, not only on sales.

    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great technology, way too much micro-management

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales  in  Oakbrook Terrace, IL
    Former Employee - Sales in Oakbrook Terrace, IL

    I worked at Autonomy

    Pros

    Great products and technology
    Strong financials
    Market leader
    Opportunity to make a lot of money

    Cons

    Brutal culture - either fit or you're gone
    Micro management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire professionals and provide latitude to do things their own way

    No opinion of CEO
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