SAP SE announced that it had signed a definitive agreement to acquire Qualtrics, a research and experience management software provider, in an $8 billion cash transaction. The acquisition positions SAP to combine Qualtrics’ experience data with its operational data to help customers better manage supply chains, networks, employees and processes.
Liferay, a digital experience platform provider, recently acquired a controlling interest in Triblio, an ABM company. Liferay also committed to an ongoing investment in Triblio’s ABM programs, although the companies will continue to operate independently. In an exclusive interview with Demand Gen Report, Triblio CEO Andre Yee shared details about how the acquisition came about and what it means for the company and its customers. He also weighed in on whether more mergers and acquisitions among ABM solution providers may be on the horizon in 2019.