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Mark J. Barrenechea joined OpenText as President and Chief Executive Officer in January 2012, and also serves as a member of the Board of Directors. In January 2016, Mark took on the role of Chief Technology Officer and was appointed Vice Chair in September 2017.

The Future Needs You Today: A Conversation on AI & Decolonization with Karen Palmer

AI is bringing us into a new epoch of human society—it is a force multiplier for human potential. OpenText is about Information Management + Data…

February 29, 2024 8 minutes read
Ten things impacting the world: automation

Ten things impacting the world: automation

According to Moore’s law, based on increased affordability and greater access, computing power will increase exponentially. When we examine the evolution of computing technology on…

October 25, 2017 3 minutes read
Ten things impacting the world: connectivity

Ten things impacting the world: connectivity

Humankind’s quest for better and faster connectivity can be traced from early smoke signals to the invention of the smartphone. Around 900 B.C., soldiers guarding…

October 17, 2017 3 minutes read
Ten things impacting the world

Ten things impacting the world

All knowledge is cumulative. Consider that every thought, novel, painting, poem, symphony, and software code has been created using the world’s most powerful computing system:…

October 10, 2017 1 minute read
OpenText acquires Guidance Software

OpenText acquires Guidance Software

I am pleased to announce that today, Guidance Software, the makers of EnCase, the gold standard in forensic security, joins the OpenText family. The acquisition…

September 14, 2017 2 minutes read
OpenText Acquires Covisint

OpenText Acquires Covisint

Today is a very exciting day for OpenText customers as we announce the acquisition of Covisint, the leading Cloud platform for building digital identity management,…

July 26, 2017 3 minutes read
How Will We Measure the Golden Age?

How Will We Measure the Golden Age?

[box type=”shadow” align=”” class=”” width=””] “Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to…

June 14, 2017 5 minutes read
The Impact on Government

The Impact on Government

“Good enough” as a measure for government work is no longer good enough. The changing nature of the citizenry (Millennials and subsequent generations) will massively…

May 31, 2017 3 minutes read
The Digital Self

The Digital Self

Just as our analog notion of self (flesh and blood) consists of RNA and DNA, our digital sequence—let us call it the “Digital Self”—consists of…

May 24, 2017 4 minutes read
The Impact on the Person

The Impact on the Person

The “Physical” Self The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) is expected to accelerate knowledge like never before. As I mentioned previously, technology will advance with artificial…

May 17, 2017 5 minutes read
The Rise of the Machine

The Rise of the Machine

It is happening so fast it cannot be stopped. From Oxford to MIT to Harvard to the World Economic Forum, they all say the same…

May 10, 2017 4 minutes read
New Skills are Required

New Skills are Required

Over the last decade much attention has been applied to a handful of skills for the professional worker. This is about the future of jobs,…

May 3, 2017 3 minutes read
Industries are Transformed

Industries are Transformed

Every industry will be transformed by new technologies, a new workforce, new business models, and new buyer expectations. All businesses will become software and analytics…

April 26, 2017 6 minutes read

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