Authoria to Acquire Advanced Information Management

By Renee Boucher Ferguson  |  Posted 2004-05-07 Print this article Print

The human resources software developer is gaining a company that provides integrated performance management and compensation management software.

Authoria, a small company that develops human resources software, is beginning to expand through acquisition. Waltham, Mass.-based Authoria Inc. on Monday will announce the purchase of Advanced Information Management Inc., which provides integrated performance management and compensation management software. The addition of AIM should complement Authorias benefits, compensation and HR policy information software, company officials said.
"Between the two, we will be the market leader in pay-for-performance [software]," said Tod Loofbourrow, president and CEO of Authoria.
The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Reflectent Software recently updated its performance management tool. Click here to read more. The AIM offices in Santa Barbara, Calif., will become development offices for Authoria. Combined, the company will have 150 employees. The acquisition also will bring a healthy customer base to Authoria, including 65 companies such as Coca-Cola Co., Pfizer Inc., Exxon Mobile Corp., John Deere Capital Corp. and Bank of America. "We looked at the whole performance management and compensation markets, and AIM is the only vendor that had an integrated suite across both areas," Loofbourrow said. "We also looked at the richness of their customers." Check out eWEEK.coms Enterprise Applications Center at for the latest news, reviews, analysis and opinion about productivity and business solutions. Be sure to add our enterprise applications news feed to your RSS newsreader or My Yahoo page:  

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