Do we make it into 2020?
Topics regarding layoffs at Synamedia
Office talking about layoffs. Are we next?
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
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
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
is this indicative of company activity?
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
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
I wonder how long it will be until the reality of the Cisco separation becomes public knowledge? At the outside, I’ll give it until September by hoping June will be a wake up call. They’re in danger of losing some of their best people. There’s a... — read more
is all we need to know.
So far, the people let go seemed well targeted. The people i knew who were let go were people who had retired on the job about a decade ago. Still a lot of dead wood in this company, but if management continues to make smart cuts like this then I... — read more
Synamedia headcount will be 20% of what it is today, business will be sold to a service house to maintain legacy products
Rumors swirling about site strategy meeting in US locations on 2-26-19. Other rumors and news regarding their futures?
Appart from sounding defeated, do you guys propose anything ? I mean, what would you do if this was your business ? Analyse the problem from this angle and it will always serve you well. That being said, I think the company is delivery what the... — read more
My view is that Synamedia is supporting the status quo of the TV industry (and hoping it will stay that way) betting on smart cards and old technology. (why still depending on HW while careless CA offers all the benefits). We are on the eve of... — read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
---->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
Latest info - some in certain locations are now required to be in the office whereas under Cisco they were remote workers. If not in the office, requirement is take day as PTO, not work from home. Result - formerly remote workers who needed to tend... — read more
Does anyone know what's the latest layoff headcounts at various sites.
Has anyone heard any details of wether Synamedia intends to bring back inhouse all the EVO support teams based in UK and North America?
Well, you know, that Brexit stuff...
any interesting news?
what about the new compensation model? when we will there be salary raises? will there be a replacement for RSUs, ESPP? what about the bonus process? — read more
I don't believe it's 1B.
Who from YK's old guard made it to Synamedia and how do we influence them to be ousted?
Video Software Solutions (SPVSS) group has been rebranded Synamedia following the completion of its acquisition by equity investment group Permira. The company boasts a workforce of thousands located primarily in the US, UK, Israel, India, Belgium... — read more