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Former Taleo Head Mike Gregoire Named CEO of CA Technologies

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CA Technologies just named Mike Gregoire as its new CEO. Gregoire is the former CEO of Taleo, a cloud-based human resources software company. Gregoire will take over for William E. McCracken, the 70-year old executive who’s been CEO since early 2010. McCracken will retire at the end of next March...
Former Taleo Head Mike Gregoire Named CEO of CA Technologies

One year later, SAP hasn't blown it with SuccessFactors

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But the software giant has set ambitious goals. Can it reach them? FORTUNE -- It's been over a year since German enterprise software giant SAP shelled out $3.4 billion for SuccessFactors, a Silicon Valley-based maker of human resources software. Since then, engineers on both sides of the Atlantic have been...
One year later, SAP hasn't blown it with SuccessFactors

Workday's First Earnings Report Beats the Street

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Workday, the cloud-based human resources software company, just reported its quarterly earnings for the first time since its Oct. 12 IPO and the results are pretty good. Sales at $72.6 million grew 99 percent year-on-year and while the net loss grew to $41.3 million versus $19.7 million a year ago,...
Workday's First Earnings Report Beats the Street

Seven Questions for Workday CEO and Greylock Partner Aneel Bhusri

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Aneel BhusriFew people where as many hats in Silicon Valley as Aneel Bhusri. Currently known primarily for his role as co-CEO of Workday, the cloud-based human resources software company that floated in an IPO last year, he also maintains an active role as a partner at venture capital firm Greylock...
Seven Questions for Workday CEO and Greylock Partner Aneel Bhusri

Performance reviews remade

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There's no shortage of HR software to track employee goals. The next step is to get workers to actually follow them. FORTUNE -- Stodgy human resources software is getting a reboot. Over the past year enterprise giants IBM (IBM), Oracle (ORCL), and SAP (SAP) have collectively shelled out some $6...
Performance reviews remade

Salesforce.com to debut 'Work.com' at Dreamforce

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Salesforce.com is planning to up its stake in human resources software with the unveiling of a new service called Work.com next month during the Dreamforce event in San Francisco....
Salesforce.com to debut 'Work.com' at Dreamforce

Workday embraces the big trends: Windows 8, 'Big Data' and analytics

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Workday, the human resources software maker that defied expectations with its initial public offering, unveiled its strategy today at its annual user conference, Workday Rising. In short, the Pleasanton, Calif.-based company is committed to building a recruiting mobile app for hiring teams, as well as a big data analytics...
Workday embraces the big trends: Windows 8, 'Big Data' and analytics

Oracle Extends Cloud Reach

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Oracle agreed to acquire human resources software company Taleo for $1.9 billion, in a bid to extend its reach into cloud-based products....
Oracle Extends Cloud Reach

The Enterprise Is Cool Again, and Box CEO Aaron Levie Is Loving It

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There's a lot of talk in Silicon Valley about the decline of consumer Internet companies and the rising interest in companies that sell software to enterprises. After all, Zynga and Groupon, the darlings of the consumer wave, have tanked. Facebook's stock collapse robbed the company of some of its sparkle....
The Enterprise Is Cool Again, and Box CEO Aaron Levie Is Loving It

To Understand Just How Much The Cloud Will Change The World, Look At Toyota (MSFT, TM, WDAY, ORCL, CRM)

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Spend a few minutes talking to Zack Hicks, Toyota's top technology executive in North America, and you'll walk away with a startling revelation: Cloud computing is changing everything about our world from how we work to how we manage our health. Hicks, the chief information officer for Toyota's U.S. arm,...
To Understand Just How Much The Cloud Will Change The World, Look At Toyota (MSFT, TM, WDAY, ORCL, CRM)

Embarrassed Ex-Oracle Exec Plots His Revenge (ORCL)

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Former high-profile Oracle exec Charles Phillips is quietly running one of the biggest enterprise software companies you've never heard of: Infor. And he plans to use Infor to cut down his old employer. Or so he hopes, reports the New York Times. "Oracle is big, but it's focused on trying...
Embarrassed Ex-Oracle Exec Plots His Revenge (ORCL)

Flash memory provider Violin Memory said to file for a sky-high IPO

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Violin Memory, the Silicon Valley-based company with a super-fast flash memory service, is hurtling toward a highly successful IPO. Bloomberg Businessweek reported today that the company filed to go public under the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) act. This allows Violin Memory to keep its public offering under the radar...
Flash memory provider Violin Memory said to file for a sky-high IPO

Like We Said: Workday Will File for Its IPO This Summer

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Aneel BhusriWorkday, the cloud-based purveyor of human resources software, continues to rev up its engine for an initial public offering that will take place in the fall. The latest hints on timing come in the form of an extensive interview in Bloomberg Businessweek (the magazine I used to work for)...
Like We Said: Workday Will File for Its IPO This Summer
Workday kicks IPO ass with 72% pop in first-day trading

Workday breaks the cycle of disappointing IPOs, boosts its price range

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Workday, maker of human resources software, is proof that enterprise companies are immune to the recent strain of disappointing IPO’s. The Pleasanton, Calif.-based cloud computing company was founded seven years ago by PeopleSoft veterans Dave Duffield and Aneel Bhusri. The company’s revenues have steadily increased in the past four years to $134.4 million, despite...
Workday breaks the cycle of disappointing IPOs, boosts its price range

Oracle is Merging Two Clouds

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Oracle Corp. cleared up some of its cloud ambitions Friday, announcing that it would merge its human resources offerings with services offered by Taleo Corp. when it closes its acquisition of the recruitment software specialist this spring. Oracle’s Fusion Human Capital Management software has been in the market for years,...
Oracle is Merging Two Clouds

Mark Zuckerberg Partners Up With Marc Benioff To Sell Facebook Ads

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Facebook and Salesforce have come up with a new way to help businesses target just the right ads to just the right people on Facebook. One of the new things Salesforce announced this week at its annual Dreamforce conference in San Francisco is something called the "Salesforce Marketing Cloud."  This...
Mark Zuckerberg Partners Up With Marc Benioff To Sell Facebook Ads

Workday Prices Public Offering at $28 A Share

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Workday, the cloud-based human resources software concern just announced that it has priced the offering of its shares at $28, slightly higher than the $24-$26 range it announced on Oct. 9. At that price, Workday has raised $637 million, or $125 million more than it was seeking when it announced...
Workday Prices Public Offering at $28 A Share

Workday Valued at $3.6 Billion In Latest IPO Filing

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Workday, the fast-growing cloud-based human resources software outfit updated its paperwork with the US Securities and Exchange Commission day, and filing an updated S1 that gives more details into the initial public offering it has been working on all year. The company now says it will offer 22,750,000 Class A...
Workday Valued at $3.6 Billion In Latest IPO Filing

Workday shares soar on day 1

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The highly anticipated debut of Workday did not disappoint. Shares of the enterprise software provider opened at $48.05 Friday — well above the $28 per share opening price set earlier in the week. At the time of this post, the company, had sold 22.75 million shares raising $637 million. Workday provides...
Workday shares soar on day 1

Salesforce.com to Debut 'Work.com' at Dreamforce

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Salesforce.com is planning to up its stake in human resources software with the unveiling of a new service called Work.com next month during the Dreamforce event......
Salesforce.com to Debut 'Work.com' at Dreamforce
Workday launches mobile HTML5 apps to help HR pros on the go

Workday Expected to Price IPO Today, Start Trading Tomorrow

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It’s looking like Friday will be the long-awaited day in the sun for the Workday, as the cloud software company is expected to price today and see its shares begin trading sometime tomorrow. The offering is expected to raise upward of $591 million, and it should command a market capitalization...
Workday Expected to Price IPO Today, Start Trading Tomorrow

Former SuccessFactors CEO Lars Dalgaard Joins Andreessen Horowitz

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Lars Dalgaard, the founding CEO of SuccessFactors who over the course of a decade led that company from a startup to its $3.5 billion acquisition by the software giant SAP, has joined venture capital Andreessen Horowitz as a general partner. The firm announced the move in a blog post by...
Former SuccessFactors CEO Lars Dalgaard Joins Andreessen Horowitz

Auditor: State's HR Software System Has Series of 'material Weaknesses'

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An SAP-based human resources software system implemented last year by Kentucky's government suffered from a series of "material weaknesses" that could result in......
Auditor: State's HR Software System Has Series of 'material Weaknesses'

Forget Facebook! Meet 12 investors on the hunt for the next Microsoft

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Smart investors are betting big on business technology. Sure, all the buzz goes to consumer-focused companies like Facebook and Zynga. But while those companies’ post-IPO performance has been tepid at best, enterprise startups have been quietly kicking ass. In 2012 alone, acquisitions in the billion-dollar range include Meraki (acquired by...
Forget Facebook! Meet 12 investors on the hunt for the next Microsoft

Oracle Acquires Taleo for $1.9 Billion

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Another day, another deal in the cloud software space. Today software giant Oracle stepped up to acquire Taleo, the cloud-based human resources software concern for $46 a share or $1.9 billion. The price works out to an 18 percent premium on Taleo based on its closing price on Wednesday. The...
Oracle Acquires Taleo for $1.9 Billion

A Venture Capitalist Made $40 Million On Workday After His Firm Turned It Down (WORKP)

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Workday, the enterprise software maker, has wowed investors with an IPO on Friday that really popped. For one savvy venture capitalist, it was a particularly nice payday. Norwest Venture Partners investor George Still tried to get his firm to back Workday. When it turned the company down, Still invested his...
A Venture Capitalist Made $40 Million On Workday After His Firm Turned It Down (WORKP)

How Workday won the IPO

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In many ways, the maker of human resources software managed the exact opposite of Facebook's offering. FORTUNE -- Going public may have proved a difficult but necessary ordeal for Facebook. For human resources software maker Workday, it has been anything but. The Pleasanton, Calif.-based company was one the most anticipated...
How Workday won the IPO

IBM buys Kenexa for $1.3 billion

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IBM announced today that it was purchasing human resources software company Kenexa. The computing and enterprise services will pay $1.3 billion in cash to acquire Kenexa, which supplies an array of services aimed at aiding in employee recruitment, retention, and development. As The Wall Street Journal reports, the deal is...
IBM buys Kenexa for $1.3 billion
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