Autonomy

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Autonomy should be called Ambiguity, an HP Company

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Former Employee - Sales Executive in San Jose, CA (US)
Former Employee - Sales Executive in San Jose, CA (US)

I worked at Autonomy full-time (more than an year)

Pros

Salary was decent ....but only because I came from one of many acquisitions.

Cons

NO direction
OVERBEARING micro management.
Weekly ridiculous SMS calls that are a waste of sales time.
Integration with HP....what integration?
Actual process to get a sales order booked is a complete disaster. I could run cross country faster.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Get over yourselves!! Start reading these reviews....do you see the stream of people leaving? Should tell you something....

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Excellent people, Awful company

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    Former Employee - Technical Consultant in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Technical Consultant in London, England (UK)

    I worked at Autonomy full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    It has a good bonus scheme, and the people there were some of the nicest I've worked with.

    Cons

    Awful base salary. I've heard of people not getting raises there, but I managed to get one. That said, it wasn't a very good raise, and it took for me to leave the company to get it.
    Awful management
    Awful software development practice
    No clear career routes
    Sales driven, no care or pride taken in products created

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take some pride in the work you produce, and considering your a multi billion software company, get some proper software development practices hammered in to your employees!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    I will stay away if there is a choice.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Autonomy

    Pros

    Plenty of things for you to work on.
    Decent free foods - 1-2 times per week.

    Cons

    HP maybe taking over, but given HP executives did not run HP well, I doubt if they will run Autonomy any better.
    No pay raise.
    Very little benefits.
    HP see Autonomy as the goose that laid the golden eggs, but this goose has cancer. I cannot list them all.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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