IBM's purchase of Kenexa (KNXA) has an analytics component to it, observes Mary Jander: the...

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IBM's purchase of Kenexa (KNXA) has an analytics component to it, observes Mary Jander: the social networking features built into Kenexa's cloud HR software produce a reservoir of data that can be mined with the company's analytics solutions. Meanwhile, IBM exec Allistair Rennie has talked up the potential of Kenexa's offerings to complement IBM's enterprise social networking software, which competes with Jive Software (JIVE) and Microsoft's Yammer. (also)