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Not in right Business

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Current Employee - Software Engineer  in  Burbank, CA
Current Employee - Software Engineer in Burbank, CA

I have been working at Rovi full-time for more than a year

Pros

1) Work/Life Balance
2) Benefits
3) Some smart colleagues

Cons

1) Company doesn't know how to make innovative products
2) Always relies on patents to market their products. Patents are junk and good for nothing
3) The company revamped twice in period of 2 years, no proper goal/strategy

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Management is off-shoring engineering to China/Russia. This is further gonna degrade quality of already half baked products. The whole idea of off-shoring is gonna fail. Please wake up before you realise that

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Burbank, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Burbank, CA

    I have been working at Rovi full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Core group of talented individuals.

    Cons

    A lot of changes since new CEO and none of this changes shows positive effect.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Was a good place ...DivX

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    Former Employee - Quality Assurance Engineer  in  San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Quality Assurance Engineer in San Diego, CA

    I worked at Rovi full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great Benefits, clear direction, great people to work with. Wonderful culture and great environment.

    Cons

    Profitable divisions, yet layoffs in those divisions. Too many acquisitions = poor morale. Loosing resources yet you are expected to succeed.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Product management needs help badly.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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