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
Topics regarding layoffs at Wind River Systems Inc.
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
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
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
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
Big topics of discussion were severance packages to WRS staff not offered jobs with Intel, sale of Alameda campus, integration status and timeline, and discontinuing product lines. It sounded ugly and I think those of us still left here are going to... — 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.
Anyone knows the exact day Hudson is closing?
Article from crn.com on recent layoffs...only 64?
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.
Will anything ever change in all workplaces? In our workplace? http://money.cnn.com/2017/11/29/media/matt-lauer/index.html
Let's see what this year holds!
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.
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
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?
Enjoying dinner on an old aircraft carrier tonight.
Anybody have any idea what this is about? http://semiaccurate.com/2017/01/19/intel-exits-multi-billion-dollar-market-silently/
Dec 23, 2016 "People are great, but...." Former Employee - Member of IT Staff in Alameda, CA Doesn't Recommend Negative Outlook Approves of CEO I worked at Wind River full-time (More than a year) Pros There are a lot of awesome people that works on... — read more
Jan 2, 2017 "smts" Current Employee - SMTS Design Engineer in Beijing, Beijing (China) Doesn't Recommend Pros good embedded software company, acquired by intel Cons an old and passion missing company Nov 7, 2016 "Well ..." Current Employee -... — read more