have an offer for professional services org that is a decent pay bump but from reviews around this and other parts of the web, it seems current state of WR leaves something to be desired. is it true that TPG is cutting costs at WR? is there... — read more
I’m waiting for severance because I still don't have any other option. Do you think the severance here is fair enough? I was surprised when colleagues from other companies told me that the severance pay was much better there, although I could never... — read more
I've been here almost 15 years and have seen so many changes in leadership that it is hard to remember what each one was trying to do. The current leadership doesn't seem to be about being a RTOS company or even a technology leading company. Not... — read more
After a little over five years at wind river, I was unfortunately let go today. I was kind of expecting it as sales had been stagnant over the last year and with COVID-19 things got a little worse. I appreciate my time, but was a little disappointed... — read more
Is MK still enjoying the finer things in Japan on TPG’s dime? I heard he was having a blast with the family. Oh yeah and on the side he was “helping” transition the new sales leader to become president.
1st KK, pro’s sold the company to Intel at a good valuation. Con’s after the acquisition he checked out and the company floundered and never really recovered. 2nd BM, pro’s good intentions and hard working, con’s difficult circumstances under Intel... — read more
Despite having a tough year, we closed the year with a great Q4 and I believe profitable for the year. All the cost saving initiatives implemented by TPG appear to be paying off and the business has turned the corner. Looking for a great 2020 with... — read more
Nice way to work your butts off.
TPG is in the business of cutting costs on stable businesses, not figuring out how to revamp and revitalize. TPG has no expertise in IoT/embedded, they have expertise in finance, management, and accounting. So they'll keep the old WR management, keep... — read more
https://www.pehub.com/buyouts/tpg-receives-bids-for-wind-river/ TPG has received bids for Wind River Systems, an internet-of-things software provider, people familiar with the process told Buyouts.
This one surprised me a bit. “k--l your career/fight tooth&nail to be promoted unless you’re an id--t, then you can become a manager" Former Employee - Anonymous Employee Doesn't Recommend Negative Outlook Disapproves of CEO I worked at Wind River... — read more
Hearing from many sources that TPG is working hard on finding a buyer for Wind. The Green Hills and Cadence alliance puts a total value of $937M on Green Hills. TPG is looking at that and figuring Wind must be worth at least twice what Green Hills is... — read more
I left Wind River years ago and I recently ran into a former co-worker who told me the company is experiencing a mass exodus of its seasoned, most experienced employees while leadership is doing absolutely nothing to stop it (which makes no sense.)... — read more
Hearing rumors of more layoffs coming soon. Any truth here?
Time for the higher-ups to go.....
"Winning at Work Life Balance; Losing at Job Growth" Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Alameda, CA Doesn't Recommend Negative Outlook I worked at Wind River full-time (More than 3 years) Pros Work / Life Balance - the dog-friendly campus is... — read more
Things are not over. So hold on.
Here you go! A compelling article about the new Edge-to-Cloud Solution for for industrial users that will be running on Telit’s IoT platform. IoT is an interesting segment that has tremendous growth capabilities and opportunities. It is right-minded... — read more
Anyone knows the exact day Hudson is closing?
Article from crn.com on recent layoffs...only 64?
125+ Are going to be let go. Way to make us use our vacation time so you wouldn't have to pay us for it. This and several other posts are talking about layoffs that are supposed to take place sometime this week. Anybody has any more info on it? What... — read more
He didn't have a clue what to do with WR and lots of people got laid off because of it. https://seekingalpha.com/article/4183500-intel-3-failures-brian-krzanich-part-1
Looks like everyone should start updating their resumes. It's a commin..It has been a run though.
Let's see what this year holds!
Oct 23, 2017 "OK Company" Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Alameda, CA Doesn't Recommend Negative Outlook No opinion of CEO I worked at Wind River full-time (More than a year) Pros Everyone has a very flexible schedule you can pretty much do... — read more
Will anything ever change in all workplaces? In our workplace? http://money.cnn.com/2017/11/29/media/matt-lauer/index.html
Just overheard two senior managers discuss a Dec RIF. Has anybody else heard anything?
well building C is under demo building D is next sad days are coming.
Mar 29, 2017 Former Employee - Anonymous Employee Doesn't Recommend Negative Outlook No opinion of CEO I worked at Wind River full-time Pros Global workplacee Everyone has an office door at least in alameda Great atmosphere when it was truly "wholly... — read more
You be the judge...
This should be fun.
Anybody here? Eerily quiet in Alameda
First Review "Necessary technology; great customers; faltering direction" Former Employee - Product Management Doesn't Recommend Negative Outlook No opinion of CEO I worked at Wind River full-time Pros Great technology that will always be needed... — read more
"Necessary technology; great customers; faltering direction" Former Employee - Product Management Doesn't Recommend Negative Outlook I worked at Wind River full-time Pros Great technology that will always be needed. Customers build amazing products... — read more
Has anybody here at HQ made use of the EAP? Not feeling comfortable with my workplace environment and starting to have some physical effects from the stress here in Alameda. Would you recommend it?