GCN Tech brief
Your favorite sales reps may be reporting to a different company in the near future. IBM Corp.
) announced that it plans to acquire logistics software provider MRO Software (www.mro.com)
. The Defense Department is a big user of MRO's products.
Feeling flush, IBM also set out to acquire enterprise content management software vendor FileNet Corp.
, a company with a large presence in many state and local municipalities. Also on the content management front, ECM pioneer Open Text Corp.
) of Waterloo, Ontario, plans to acquire Canadian cousin Hummingbird Ltd.
Joab Jackson is the senior technology editor for Government Computer News.