Skill building, tracking and optimization, knowledge retention and measurement of workplace effectiveness – those are the aims of some of the software industry’s hottest companies. SuccessFactors got bought last year for $3.4 billion by SAP. Taleo got bought by Oracle for $1.9 billion last week. Salesforce bought Rypple and Workday is one of the hottest companies in the world.

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