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Martin Richards is a Senior Director for Industry Solutions at OpenText. For over twenty years, he has worked with ECM technology, running professional services and driving solutions across multiple industries.

Supercharge manufacturing operations

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) systems hold the definitive version of the truth for released product design and development information. Manufacturing operations across high-tech, industrial and…

August 7, 2023 5 minute read
What is product information management?

What is product information management?

Product information is the backbone of the manufacturing industry. Released product data, documents and drawings are of critical importance throughout the manufacturing value chain, from…

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Why safe workplace management is the foundation for modern work

Why safe workplace management is the foundation for modern work

Rapidly changing workforce trends and behaviors are leading organizations to realize they need to re-imagine their workplaces to attract and retain essential talent. When asked,…

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One size does not fit all

One size does not fit all

The industry you work in has its own identity. While some may share characteristics with others, each vertical has a set of business challenges unique…

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Energy industry 2021 predictions

Energy industry 2021 predictions

2020 sent shock waves across oil and gas, utilities and mining organizations, creating dramatic shifts in supply and demand, revenue streams and productivity. As these companies head into 2021 they continue to face the fallout from disparate – yet equally challenging – business disruptors.   In…

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From ‘ghost chasing’ to intelligent operations for energy companies

From ‘ghost chasing’ to intelligent operations for energy companies

Like every industry, the energy sectors are undertaking digital transformation. But despite years of pursuing operational excellence, many energy companies are still struggling to create…

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Supporting the essential energy industry

Supporting the essential energy industry

It’s an understatement to say that the world is living through a time of uncertainty. COVID-19 has forced us into a new normal that feels…

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Top technology predictions for the energy industry in 2020

Top technology predictions for the energy industry in 2020

Uncertainty has become the new norm in the energy industry and 2020 promises more of the same. This is due largely to the fact that…

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The differing attitudes to digital transformation in the utility sector

The differing attitudes to digital transformation in the utility sector

There are few utility organizations today that don’t understand or appreciate the benefits of digital transformation. However, a new whitepaper published by OpenText™ reveals a…

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Aging assets stand in the way of operational excellence

Aging assets stand in the way of operational excellence

Operational excellence (OPEX) is a goal that the oil and gas sector has been striving to reach for years. A recent report from Oil & Gas…

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What does asset performance optimization mean for energy and manufacturing?

What does asset performance optimization mean for energy and manufacturing?

At both OpenText™ Enterprise World Europe and Enterprise World Asia, I spoke with a number of customers about using digital technologies, especially predictive analytics, to…

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Enterprise asset management puts focus on content for energy companies

Enterprise asset management puts focus on content for energy companies

Assets are the lifeblood of the energy industry. As new layers of change – including deregulation, new legislation, new market entrants, new consumption patterns –…

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Five technology trends driving the energy sector in 2019

Five technology trends driving the energy sector in 2019

In the energy sector, it’s not just change that organizations must prepare for – it’s the speed of change. In October last year, the price…

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