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  • Spire Raises $8M In Series A To Help Customers Manage Talent, Prevent Employee Fraud

    Spire Raises $8M In Series A To Help Customers Manage Talent, Prevent Employee Fraud

    Spire Technologies, a big data startup based in Bangalore that helps customers manage current and future talent requirements using a contextual search engine, has raised $8 million in Series A funding from an unnamed institutional investor. Saurabh Jain, the founder of Spire, said that this investor has requested two-months embargo before his name can be made public. The financing will be used… Read More

  • After Closing $3.4B Acquisition Of SuccessFactors, SAP Pushes Human Capital Management In The Cloud

    After Closing $3.4B Acquisition Of SuccessFactors, SAP Pushes Human Capital Management In The Cloud

    SAP dropped a whopping $3.4 billion on human capital management software company SuccessFactors back in December. Two months later, the deal has finally closed and SAP isn’t wasting any time in releasing a product roadmap for SuccessFactors now that the company is part of the SAP family. As the New York Times reported back in December, SAP saw SuccessFactors as one entry point into… Read More

  • SAP Will Buy SuccessFactors For $3.4 Billion

    SAP Will Buy SuccessFactors For $3.4 Billion

    In what is perhaps the most boring piece of tech news to come out of this week, German software giant SAP has today announced that it will buy the US-based SuccessFactors, a company that “helps organizations align strategy with objectives and manage people performance to ensure execution & results,” IN THE CLOUD, OF COURSE. I think this means that it provides enterprise… Read More

  • SuccessFactors Buys Enterprise Learning Management Software Plateau For $290M

    SuccessFactors Buys Enterprise Learning Management Software Plateau For $290M

    On the heels of buying enterprise learning startup Jambok, the company has acquired another learning management software developer-Plateau Systems. SuccessFactors will pay $145 million in cash plus $145 million in stock for Plateau, for a total of $290 million. Plateau Systems’ Learning Management Systems is generally usually used by Human Resources departments for the management… Read More

  • SuccessFactors Acquires Enterprise Social Learning Startup Jambok

    SuccessFactors Acquires Enterprise Social Learning Startup Jambok

    SuccessFactors has acquired Jambok, a SaaS social learning company founded by former Sun Chief Learning Officer Karie Willyerd and former Sun Chief Technology officer Charles Beckham. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Jambok’s SaaS enables companies and communities to share knowledge in the the cloud. Ideal for the “informal learning” (everything that’s not… Read More

  • SuccessFactors Acquires YouCalc To Offer Cloud-Based Realtime Analytics Platform

    SuccessFactors Acquires YouCalc To Offer Cloud-Based Realtime Analytics Platform

    Cloud-based software company SuccessFactors has just announced a recent acquisition—Danish company YouCalc, which lets business create and share custom reports and analytics on data from the cloud. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Along with the acquisition, SuccessFactors is also debuting its Calculator In The Cloud platform, which leverages YouCalc’s technology. Now the… Read More

  • SuccessFactors Releases 71st Version of Its Employee Management Software

    SuccessFactors Releases 71st Version of Its Employee Management Software

    You know a company’s trying hard to promote a new version of its software when it puts together an acronym to describe it. SuccessFactors, provider of hosted enterprise software for “performance and talent management”, has opted for ULTRA: User Delight, Leading-Edge Innovation, Technology Agnostic, Results-Focused Capabilities, and Advanced Integration. I’m not… Read More