Dryburgh: So that’s what set’s the management style, the culture. Other people issues? Gallivan: Then the last piece around this transformation we had to deal with was go to market. Our original distribution model for mid-market BI Open Source was selling over the phone. http://newsavannahbrown.azcra.org/2016/12/30/the-latest-guidance-on-prudent-job-negotiation-systems/We started to transform that and then created a global enterprise sales and support and consulting organization and we were making great progress but because of the competitive nature of the big data industry, it’s hard to find great people. Dryburgh: I can imagine, yes. Gallivan: It’s very, very difficult, everyone wants the good enterprise software people. Dryburgh: Yes, because if you’re going to sell that kind of stuff you’ve got to understand it, haven’t you? That’s not something you find in every salesperson.
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