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Helpful (4)

It's a fast paced, creative environment for employees to make a difference.

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Current Employee - Product Marketing Manager in Redwood City, CA
Current Employee - Product Marketing Manager in Redwood City, CA

I have been working at Good Technology

Recommends
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

The people are nice and look like they actually want to be at work. It's a fast growing company piggybacking on the explosion of the mobile device space (iPhones, iPad, Android cell phones and tablets). The culture is a collaborative environment. You will have a chance to make a difference everyday.

Cons

Since Good is a "startup" it does have some growing pains. Processes are still being set up in order to scale up appropriately. There are lots of new people being hired, so there's a lot of learning on the job. But the people hired are generally very experienced in their particular field, so they are expected to ramp up quickly. Since it is growing so fast, people wear several different hats and there often aren't others to delegate work to.

Advice to Management

King is doing a great job turning around the company and hiring capable people to carry out the mission and company goals. Keep the vision and transparency going. Watch out that there aren't too many managers compared to worker bees. Strategy still needs to be implemented, so tacticians need to be hired as well. Balance will be key in this growing and evolving market.

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  1. Helpful (6)

    Chaotic

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    Former Employee - Principal Software Engineer in Redwood City, CA
    Former Employee - Principal Software Engineer in Redwood City, CA

    I worked at Good Technology

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Free food in the kitchen
    At least three separate coffee machines
    Easy freeway access
    Large enterprise customer base
    Swanky looking office
    VPN access

    Cons

    High attrition rate
    Information hoarding
    Highly political power struggles over minor issues
    Exodus of original talent
    High reliance on outsourcing

    Advice to Management

    Do not retain the deadweight nor let them huddle together at the top any longer. Stop laying off the people that are most knowledgable in favor of politics. Good is an intellectual wasteland.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Good people, good benefits, good working environment, good, good, good

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at Good Technology

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    High energy level at all levels, and feeling that the company was doing something positive.

    Cons

    Don't know how it is now with Motorola, but prior to the sale it was fun!


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