Nuance

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Outstanding market opportunities; we struggle with execution.

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA

I have been working at Nuance

Pros

- Great technology
- Dedicated people
- Growth market/sectors

Cons

- Poor execution for customers
- Products and Services not well aligned
- Lacking culture of innovation
- Cost-cutting focus year-in, year-out

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Align products and services; hire word-class COO

No opinion of CEO

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  1. 5 people found this helpful  

    Not so bad in a satellite office, but rotten at the top

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA

    I have been working at Nuance

    Pros

    Some of the projects are interesting.
    Great coworkers and corporate atmosphere, in our location at least.
    4 weeks of PTO per year (combined sick leave/vacation)

    Cons

    I'm embarrassed by the lousy customer support we give.
    Employees are treated badly so all the qualified ones leave for better places (our competitors).
    With refusal to hire or invest, it's only a matter of time before competition will leave us behind.
    We pay our new hires the same salary Google interns get. How could we possibly compete with them for talented engineers?
    Absurdly short-sighted focus on tomorrow's stock price drives bone-headed business decisions.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest in your products enough to stay competitive. Stop acquiring lousy companies. Stop cheaping away the good employees. Hire new employees.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 4 people found this helpful  

    Awful

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Burlington, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Burlington, MA

    I have been working at Nuance

    Pros

    Great products and market niche
    Wonderfully talented people
    Brand recognition getting better

    Cons

    Complete micro-management by incompetent senior management
    Nuance Board of Directors - they haven't intervened
    Recognition is based on who you know not what you know
    A lot of resources given to lavish parties but not for training, careers and business growth

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Advice to Board of Directors is to wake up and do something - you owe it to the shareholders of this company

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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