Synamedia Layoffs

Topics regarding layoffs at Synamedia

1 Year Old

Did you read the email yet? Could not help myself. 1 year of lies. “Earned the trust of customers”!!! What trust? Customers are leaving. Is that what you call trust. Maybe you earned customers trust but lost employees trust. Hooray for... —  read more 

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Astro

Astro is my favourite customer. Who is yours?

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Post ID: @11K7mzqG

I like it, so I am staying.

I was spit out to L&T and brought back in. The pay is great, we are getting a new office in Costa Mesa, and the work is pretty interesting. I have been sitting on the sidelines for a while now, watching all of you whine and moan, but enough is... —  read more 

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Post ID: @11yJ6JBU

LWR is dead, long live LWR

All hands today...blase blase Couldn't really hear most of what the the suits were saying after DG. They didn't really have much to say other than I hope something happens. Target for next year 312 million split about 50/50 between video... —  read more 

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Post ID: @11rEoPSU

Sur-prise. Sur-prise! SUR-PRISE!

Go-o-o-o-llee, Goober, it's been a whole year, to the day, since Mr. Moody told you what was coming: "Triton's B3 Corporate Family Rating reflects the expectation of continuing revenue declines, challenges of setting the company up as a... —  read more 

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Post ID: @11llcWKe

I think that we are doomed...

As far as I'm concern, I have reached a decision that there is no future for us. We are at least 2 years back in terms of our offering in the new market, our supposed revenue makers are nothing but petty cash, our delivery track and quality is a... —  read more 

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Post ID: @11lc755X

The future of Linear TV

I arrived to the Lawrenceville a bit earlier than usual on Friday, 11:15 AM. I was the first one in the building so I turned on all the lights, immediately noticed a document on the ground which outlined a divestiture plan. According to the document... —  read more 

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Post ID: @11h99Fvi

Who else remembers the good old days?

I must say, I joined Scientific-Atlanta in 1997, and relocated to the Lawrenceville campus with my group in 2000 when it opened. For 10 years or so, it was a vibrant, happening place. Interesting technology, interesting people, it felt like the world... —  read more 

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Post ID: @11doSwZw

UK layoffs next

Chandlers Ford to close. Move to Staines or take redundancy. A lucky few got a token bonus - was it you? if not then you're probably on the list. LWR have had their LR, so it's the UK next. Wonder if it's going to be soon enough for the Cisco... —  read more 

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Post ID: @118ts15T

Early retirement offers

Several Sr. folks in LWR Infinite/cDVR engineering from the old SA crew were offered "Early Retirement" packages. Although it was "optional", my understanding is that all of them accepted. What does that tell you about their faith in the product and... —  read more 

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Post ID: @111QzgKk

Bunch of liars

When Cisco sold us, they committed to pay us bonus for one year at least. In May, they sent an email about bonus being paid in September and not August. Now, there is no bonus!!! Where the “People First” did go? I am afraid we are dealing... —  read more 

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Post ID: @10ZD7HHx

More Layoffs Synamedia Lawenceville

Synamedia LR 12 second level manager in Lawrenceville last week and the VP is also retiring (so in his words). All 12 manager reports direct to him. I wish them the best but it was hard to see what some of them were doing except keeping a paycheck... —  read more 

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Post ID: @10RwROpl

Tumbleweed...

is this indicative of company activity?

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Post ID: @ZHj4x4g

Grandpa Doesnt Love You

So Permira has finally realized that they bought a crock and the "management" team are a bunch of id--ts Huge layoffs coming and Grandpa will NOT be protecting the tribe. I hope he'll be OK though —  read more 

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Post ID: @YFFZzbR

Deadwood

Synamedia has more than twice as many employees as Mediakind, why? Too many directors, no clue what they are doing. Engineering has so many subdomains guess to give all those directors a job. There are even directors for CPE, I really try to figure... —  read more 

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Post ID: @YDcGKLj

2021 prediction

Synamedia headcount will be 20% of what it is today, business will be sold to a service house to maintain legacy products

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Post ID: @XQhFYh5

Site closure news?

Rumors swirling about site strategy meeting in US locations on 2-26-19. Other rumors and news regarding their futures?

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Post ID: @XNGzGv5

We need to pick up some pace

Many good people at the company that has a lot to offer, but I feel a lot of their skills are staying unused due to a system that’s turned thing at the company to a stet where it’s pretty chaotic. No use having all those resources when they are not... —  read more 

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Post ID: @XiYc97x

There is no certainty anywhere

For people who are worried about Synamedia’s future, chances are you will not find any place where layoffs are not going to be a possibility at some point. Even Apple and Amazon have layoffs, it’s just the reality of today’s business. This is still... —  read more 

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Post ID: @Xi4MF5O

When will we start seriously innovating?

For a company that has so much smart and capable people, I feel that we are not innovating nearly enough. We seem to be stuck in some kind of routine in which the workers are more focused on day-to-day operations than they are bringing new solutions... —  read more 

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Post ID: @XhCtNZ5

More info on closings?

The company is bleeding capital, and efforts are underway to start consolidating product teams and closing U.S. sites. Layoffs have already occurred and will continue for some time. What site closings are you talking about? Has there been an... —  read more 

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Post ID: @XhNpuG6

Anybody else worried?

Let me start by saying that I love working at Synamedia. I like the people I work with, we are up to date on our technology, the pay and benefits are competitive... Yet it seems lately like we are stuck in place, and that's causing us to lose market... —  read more 

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Post ID: @XgtRmgD

WFH should be allowed and encouraged

I'm not referring to sick kids related WFH, as this should be treated as an exception. But overall, WFH should be allowed and encouraged. Trust employees to know themselves enough whether or not they can manage the self-imposed routine of working... —  read more 

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Post ID: @X3i4qCz

Sky Invests in Synamedia

---->Anyone knows how much they invested ? LONDON – Synamedia, the largest independent video software provider, today announced that Sky, Europe’s leading media and entertainment company, has taken a stake in the business, joining majority... —  read more 

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