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Deep engineering oriented culture that values and encouraged innovation

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Former Employee - Senior Staff Engineer  in  Santa Clara, CA
Former Employee - Senior Staff Engineer in Santa Clara, CA

Pros

. Deeply intellectual and very engineering-oriented culture
. Valued innovation
. Challenging technical problems to work on
. Respect for the individual

Cons

. Loose management
. Some lack of strategic and marketing clarity
. Occasional policy of "drift"

Advice to ManagementAdvice

. Tighten management, while not losing the benefits of engineering satisfaction
. Clarify strategic focus and long-term vision
. Don't drift
. Continue to respect the individual contributor and continue to encourage innovation

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    Best experience ever

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Menlo Park, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Menlo Park, CA

    Pros

    Nice working enviroment. Lot of activities to enjoy!

    Cons

    Since Oracle bought this company, many people were fired.

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    Overall a great place to work

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    Former Employee - Account Executive  in  San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Account Executive in San Francisco, CA

    Pros

    Freedom to over achieve and manage your business

    Cons

    Very matrixed and at times not Partner focused

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Diversify products and services

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    Approves of CEO
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