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Associated Brand or category: IBM Collaboration Solutions

Kenexa, a leading provider of recruiting and talent management solutions, brings a unique combination of Cloud-based technology and consulting services that integrates both people and processes, providing solutions to engage a smarter, more effective workforce across their most critical business functions.

Kenexa complements IBM's strategy of bringing relevant data and expertise into the hands of business leaders within every functional department, from sales and marketing to product development and human resources. As a result of this synergy, clients will be able to attract and develop the right skills to build the right teams, for the right projects, the first time.

"By creating a smarter workforce, employees can drive innovation to bring products and services to market faster, resolve problems before they arise to improve customer service, and increase sales by building new skills -- linking the right experts to the right clients," said Alistair Rennie, general manager, social business, IBM. "The combination of Kenexa's world-class human capital management solutions and IBM's social business and analytics leadership uniquely positions IBM to help clients generate real returns from their social business investments, while helping them to be more competitive in their markets."

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Authorized product group: Talent and Workforce Management

Announced on 27 Aug 2012

Closed on 4 Dec 2012

Transfer of business on 1 Jan 2014

Planned availability on 2H2014*



*Dates are subject to change based on needs of the business

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Sandy Campbell

IBM Software Group Marketing Manager

Sandy Campbell

Sandy is a marketing manager for the worldwide Software Group Channel Marketing team, with over 20 years of experience across IBM software marketing. Her expertise is in Ready to Execute (RTE) marketing campaigns for Business Partners. If you are a partner or agency looking to leverage our RTE campaigns, or would like some education on how to access and use our RTE campaigns, please contact Sandy. She is always willing to take you on a tour of our Ready to Execute marketing program.

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