Having attended more iterations of Enterprise World than most, I know from personal experience that every edition of our flagship annual event is a world unto itself; every one has its own unique feel and personality.
This year promises to be no different. For the first time I can recall, the OpenText community will be convening right on the heels of a major product release. Back in April, we launched Release 16, the most extensive product announcement in our history.
That makes this Enterprise World something special; the perfect forum for customers, partners, and thought leaders to come together and experience a brand new, revolutionary product suite in person. You’ll have a front-row seat to discovering what it can do, how it all fits together, and what it all means to your organization.
The focus at Enterprise World this year is squarely on learning: Learning how to maximize your existing infrastructure, learning what’s available to up your game, and learning which trends are going to impact your future. We’re turning the floor over to the product gurus, the solution experts, and the industry thought leaders to teach and educate.
If you happened to read CEO Mark Barrenechea’s recent post, you’ll see some interesting numbers; this year we’re scheduling double the number of breakouts, and almost double the number of technical training sessions.
From a Content Suite standpoint, that means:
A wide variety of technically-focused “How To” and training sessions covering everything related to Content Suite and ECM, from maintaining to optimizing to upgrading. Honestly, there are so many topics covered, if you’re a practitioner or administrator, you just have to dive in and peruse through.
What’s new? A lot. And there’s an abundance of sessions devoted to the nuts and bolts that make up the advances in our new and existing solutions. These are the overviews where you’ll get clear, tangible insight on new features and functionality, new integration capabilities, and new use cases.
Always a strong point at Enterprise World and even more so this year. Again, it’s all about learning, so look for a first-rate assortment of OpenText and industry thought leaders to help you do your job better, increase your understanding of the rapidly evolving information management landscape, and the role our new solutions can play in maximizing your digital enterprise.
My personal favorite activity at every Enterprise World! And we’re making sure there are even more settings to have the conversations that matter to you — answering your questions and expanding your horizons. From interactive customer panels featuring organizations tackling the same challenges and opportunities as you to hands-on demonstrations of Content Suite’s new features at the Content Theater, the experts are all here for you. Let’s talk.
Nashville in July…School’s in
Where will I be? Hopefully everywhere, but here’s the shortlist of ECM sessions I’m counting on to inspire both my left and right brains:
- ECM-100 ECM Strategy and Product Direction: Re-Thinking ECM for the Digital Enterprise
- ECM-201 Product Update: Smart UI – Content Suite User Interface
- ECM-301 How To: Extended ECM Platform Developer Workshop
- ECM-212 How To: Insights from the In-House Upgrade to Content Server 16 at OpenText
Enterprise World 2016 is shaping up to be an epicenter in re-thinking ECM and its role in digital transformation. The next-gen solutions, the best practices, and the thought leadership will all be there. Now all we need is you.