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Big Fish, Little Fish, Cardboard Box: A Tale of Acquisition, Adjustment and Acceptance



Paula Kennedy talks about the initial fears of acquisition and cultural change made in a company when it is acquired by a bigger-fish company and how hard it is to bring the two company cultures together and ensure that the newcomers feel welcomed and accepted.


Paula Kennedy joined Pivotal in 2015 as Director of Business Operations, EMEA and is focused on working together with clients to drive innovation, disruption and transformation. Paula has a range of speaking experience, including Cloud Foundry Summits in Santa Clara and Berlin, QCon in London and several meetups. She also organises the London PaaS User Group.

About the conference

SpringOne Platform brings together the people, process and tools for delivering and operating software services. Learn and share with the startups and enterprises leveraging modern Java with Spring connecting all the pieces of the modern software puzzle from developer, operator, architect, data scientist to executive.

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Jan 29, 2017

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