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TIBCO Software Reviews

Updated June 21, 2018
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TIBCO Software CEO Murray Rode
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  • "Work-life-balance is preached, but rarely practiced" (in 24 reviews)

  • "senior management not cooperative" (in 18 reviews)

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  1. "Emotional IQ High, Work-Life Balanced"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at TIBCO Software (More than a year)

    Pros

    Management and coworkers are friendly and focused on solving problems.

    When you schedule vacation, it is respected. Prior company, I was told to delay my planned vacation to deal with an urgent issue. I have never experienced this at TIBCO. I am encouraged to take time for myself.

    Cons

    Sometimes complicated projects will have events happen out of sequence. This is because of different silos.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing. TIBCO is a relaxing company to work for and there is challenging work.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Good Company to work with"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at TIBCO Software full-time

    Pros

    Excellent work life balance with flexible timings

    Cons

    Not too much growth technically

  3. Helpful (2)

    "sales rep"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at TIBCO Software full-time

    Pros

    Was a great company not any more

    Cons

    Lousy management that doesn't care


  4. "Recently joined and I can see myself staying here for a while."

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    Current Employee - Partner Operations Analyst in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Partner Operations Analyst in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at TIBCO Software full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly colleagues and people are helpful.

    Cons

    No relocation support provided but they have been flexible in terms of timelines to make up for that.


  5. Helpful (2)

    "Great place to work if you're in the right department"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at TIBCO Software full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    TIBCO has been a wonderful place to work for me, although the department you are in really seems to make a big difference on whether you enjoy your time at TIBCO or not. Work/Life balance is really good, and I enjoy the work I'm involved in.

    Cons

    The Denver location is mostly driven and headed by the finance department, and in the past if you were not in the finance department you were an afterthought in the office. There is still some of that but the presence of other departments is growing in the Denver area.


  6. "Politics, Politics, Politics"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at TIBCO Software full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The Greenwood Village office is a nice environment with some great people working there. The company provides snacks and drinks, and has a good work area.

    Cons

    Most of management is in the Bay Area, and are not effective at managing remote people. This company is 20 years old, and in some ways is still stuck in the 90s. Lack of change, an old boys network, and managers who are examples of the Peter Principle are major drawbacks.

    Advice to Management

    Don't just promote people to manage others because they've been around a long time. managers should treat employees like the assets they are, not nuisances to be stomped on.


  7. "The Best company I have worked for"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at TIBCO Software full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    - get to learn lot of new technologies
    - family environment
    -On-site Cafe

    Cons

    - Commute
    - Now private firm owned by equity partners

  8. Helpful (6)

    "Sad"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at TIBCO Software full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Was a very friendly, flexible, innovative culture

    Cons

    New management destroyed most departments. Most of the A players left early.

    Advice to Management

    Not sure what to say...seems the ship has sailed.


  9. "Senior Consultnat"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at TIBCO Software full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great company to work with decent benefits
    The products are amazing and mature with good compatability with cloud and digit transformation.

    Cons

    struggling to add more logos.

    Advice to Management

    Sales team to be more agile to add new logos.


  10. Helpful (2)

    "Sometimes ok; often frustrating"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at TIBCO Software (More than a year)

    Pros

    -Most people are easy to get along with.
    -You are given a good amount of freedom to explore solutions.
    -Some very smart and talented people.
    -Good work/life balance

    Cons

    -Low pay
    -Cost cutting and outsourcing makes one feel not very secure, like your position could be next
    -Chaotic, undisciplined environment that always seems to be in catch-up and react mode
    -End product is often times sloppy
    -High level of apathy, especially among middle management
    -Boys club in some teams. Other reviews are right in calling out a double standard in how men and women are treated.

    Advice to Management

    Be innovative not just in technology, but in internal processes and leadership; some managers are living in the past. Focus on what you do best, trim down the product portfolio, and move those resources to make the good products even better.


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