Martin Richards

Martin Richards is a Senior Director for Energy Industry Solutions at OpenText. For over twenty years, he has worked with ECM technology, delivering professional services and solutions for the energy and engineering industry.
Enterprise Content Management

Strategic alliances put onus on capabilities and collaboration in oil and gas industry

In my last blog I looked at how the new reality on low oil prices has led companies to focus…

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Digital Transformation

Oil prices place the focus firmly on profitability

As the price of brent oil hovers around $50 per barrel and debate rages whether it is set to rise  or…

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Digital Transformation

A day in the Life of a Utility Company

In the last in my blog series on Operational Excellence, I’d like to introduce you to BigShock Energy. It’s a…

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Digital Transformation

Effective Change Management – Next Step to Operational Excellence for Energy Companies

In my previous blog, I looked at the need to gain control of your content when creating operational excellence. In…

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Digital Transformation

Gain Control of Your Content – First Step to Operational Excellence for Energy Companies

There are many notable anniversaries this year. It’s 50 years since the Sergeant Pepper album. JFK was born in 1917 at…

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Digital Transformation

Do Oil and Gas Companies Have Their ‘Stranded Assets’ in a Sling With Over-Production?

So the Keystone XL pipeline has got a green light. Great news for US steel workers but does the oil…

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Digital Transformation

Stuck in the “Now” can Hold Back the Future of Oil and Gas

Several Oil & Gas capital project leaders I met with in Amsterdam recently have had me thinking – are we…

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Digital Transformation

European Energy CIOs Reap Benefit of Digital Transformation – and That’s Just the Start

According to new research from IDG and OpenText, over 90% of Energy companies in the UK and Nordic region have…

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Business Process Management

2017. The Year Distributed Becomes Mainstream for Utilities?

There’s been a great deal written about the regulatory uncertainty surrounding the new President but one thing is certain: the…

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Enterprise Content Management

Oil & Gas – It’s Your Chance to Reinvent

Cost-cutting throughout the Oil & Gas sector has triggered some 350,000 US layoffs which could potentially have far-reaching implications for content…

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Enterprise Content Management

Surprise! No More Solution Customizations

Things are not always what they seem, as the earliest of Roman writers pointed out, and the same is true…

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Enterprise Content Management

Catching a Breath, and Prepping for Energy’s Future

I was driving into the office and swerving to avoid potholes and large cracks on a popular highway here in…

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