On Monday, IBM said it will buy Kenexa, a maker of cloud-based human resources applications for US$1.3 billion. As this story from Computerworld U.S. details, one goal is to integrate Kenexa’s suite with IBM’s enterprise social networking software.
Kinexa, which has some 8,900 customers and operates in 21 countries, including Canada where it has an office in Toront. In addition to its software, the company’s 2,100 employees include an HR consulting division.
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