IBM’s having a pretty busy week, earlier they were party of a $175 million R&D investment with a number of Ontario universities.  This morning they’ve acquired Toronto-based Varicent Sofware for an undisclosed sum.  Varicent which was founded in 2003 provides software that automates and analyzes the collection and reporting of sales data across finance, sales, human resources and other departments.

IBM plans to integrate Varicent with its R&D and prior acquisitions including Algorithmics, Clarity Systems, OpenPages, Cognos and SPSS.

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Dave Forde

Dave “The Connector” Forde has been involved in the technology industry across Canada for over 10 years in sales and marketing roles, he launched PR In Canada, and on Profectio.