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Run a mile

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Former Employee - Sales Director
Former Employee - Sales Director

I worked at Autonomy full-time (less than a year)

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

HP were able to break-up the kangaroo court that ran the company

Cons

Products only ever worked with considerable pro services.
Management tried to rule through intimidation.
Questionable ethics on contract negotiations.
Lots of forgotten promises.
Very few pre and post sales engineers.
A cut and run mentality on closing deals.

Advice to Management

My advice to HP is to remove any senior sales management who have been in their roles for more than 3 years.
Get a decent CRM tool.
Get a price list that reps can quote from.
Get a proper pro services organization.
Question why you paid $10bn+ for such a sham of a company

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  1. Bill Hewlett is probably spinning in his grave.

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    Former Employee - Technical Specialist in Emea (Indonesia)
    Former Employee - Technical Specialist in Emea (Indonesia)

    I worked at Autonomy full-time (more than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good salary
    Some very nice people
    Good Christmas parties

    Cons

    Old school aggressive sales flogging tired tech that gets buggier and less stable with every release. There's no righting this ship Mr Youngjohns, give it up.

    Advice to Management

    Hold your hands up and admit you're out your depth managing technical projects.

  2. Making the future out of data

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    Current Employee - Technical Consultant in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Technical Consultant in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at Autonomy full-time (less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Very young and dynamic team.

    Cons

    The management could be improve.

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