Back in the day of Peoplesoft, they called it HR software. Now it’s “talent management,” and it helps if there is a social enterprise – and Big Data – theme to the story. IBM’s making a billion-dollar acquisition on the heels of moves by SAP and Oracle. Still, Kanexa feels more like a services company rather than a cloud software platform. Salesforce.com will talk about Work.com – Rypple plus a partnership with Workday – at DreamForce. We’ve written about the impact of social media on the recruiting part of talent management.