Infor acquires cloud-based CRM Saleslogix

Scottsdale, Ariz.-based cloud CRM Saleslogix has a new owner after New York-based Infor acquired the business unit from Denvor, Col.-based Swiftpage, the firms announced Thursday. The CRM software that was created in 1998

Published on: August 14th, 2014 Brian Jackson

TribeHR demos integration with NetSuite six months after acquisition

It has been approximately six months since NetSuite acquired Waterloo based TribeHR. Joseph Fung, TribeHR founder and CEO, held a media scrum at SuiteWorld 2014 to update on TribeHR’s integration progress into the

Published on: May 22nd, 2014 Marylka Empey

BizON brings e-commerce convenience to buying or selling a business

Growing up, Nunzio Presta was always interested in being an entrepreneur and aspired to create a business that would truly help people. While still younger than 30, the recent Ryerson University B.Com grad was a sales

Published on: May 20th, 2014 Jonathon Shore

Salesforce.com launches ‘Social Studio’ melding Radian6 with Buddy Media

Salesforce.com announced today that it is combining acquisitions Radian6 and Buddy Media into one Social Studio product that combines both analytics and listening with engagement and publishing. The new product takes the listening

Published on: May 6th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Marketing point solutions yielding to platforms : Constellation

It's no longer early days for social media marketing solutions as the market is beginning to trend towards platforms offered by large vendors that can aggregate many of the features seen offered by

Published on: March 18th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Microsoft woos marketers with Dynamics Marketing, Social Listening

ATLANTA - Not only is Microsoft Corp. getting ready to launch its newly branded marketing and social listening software offerings this spring, it's reworking its own marketing strategy to recognize the rising technology

Published on: March 5th, 2014 Brian Jackson

BlackBerry surprise beneficiary of Facebook’s $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp

Yesterday social media giant Facebook Inc. announced it is acquiring instant messaging app WhatsApp Inc. in a deal totalling US$19 billion - the sum of $12 billion in stock, $4 billion in cash,

Published on: February 20th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Klout acquired by customer service firm: Recode

Klout, the social media scoring service that rates how influential individuals and businesses are based on their social networking engagement, has been acquired by San Francisco customer service firm Lithium Technologies, according to

Published on: February 11th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Predictive analytics: Where is the beef?

The last post I wrote defined three market segments: business intelligence, and big data to help frame a baseline of understanding. This blog post I wanted to continue our conversation and focus on

Published on: February 7th, 2014 Cindy Gordon

HootSuite acquires social analytics firm uberVU

Vancouver-based social media dashboard firm HootSuite Media Inc. has acquired Cambridge, Mass.-based social analytics firm uberVU, the firm announced this morning. HootSuite's dashboard offers digital marketing managers easy access to various social media

Published on: January 22nd, 2014 Brian Jackson

TribeHR staying in Waterloo after NetSuite acquisition

San Mateo, Calif.-based NetSuite Inc. has acquired Waterloo, Ont.-based human capital management (HCM) software firm TribeHR, the firms announced today. The merger will create the first complete cloud-based solution to include both an

Published on: October 22nd, 2013 Brian Jackson