CEO Blog

The CEO of OpenText, Mark Barrenechea, shares his insights and observations on enterprise information management and the latest technologies.

OpenText Enfuse® 2018

Information rules the world, and technology like EIM, AI, Robots, and IoT are transforming business on a planetary scale. At…

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Data is for the Good

Data is to a business or to an individual, as blood is to the body. Its foundation: Trust. Banish data,…

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Press for Progress

Today, as the world celebrates and reflects on the achievements of women, OpenText continues the important conversation to promote and…

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2018 top tech predictions

It is an amazing time for technology and to be a citizen of the world. Every company is transforming into…

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Ten things impacting the world: impact on society

In January of 2017, the sales of George Orwell’s novel 1984 spiked, climbing to the top of Amazon’s bestseller list…

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Ten things impacting the world: the nature of conflict

In 2010, a malicious virus known as Stuxnet destroyed nearly 1,000 centrifuges in an Iranian uranium enrichment facility. The cyberattack…

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Ten things impacting the world: the nature of commerce

Innovations in digital payments are expanding the economy. As consumers (most notably Millennials) opt for new ways to pay for…

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Ten things impacting the world: climate change

The burning of fossil fuels and other activities have released enormous amounts of gases into the atmosphere. These emissions have…

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Ten things impacting the world: IQ of 1,000

The notion of a super-intelligent being has been the source of both speculation and entertainment for many years. We have…

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Ten things impacting the world: living to 150

Over the course of human history, our life expectancy has been on an upward trend: increasing from 30 years (during…

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Ten things impacting the world: the Internet of Things

Few things have the power to transform our world as rapidly and radically as digital.  At the hub of this…

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Ten things impacting the world: artificial intelligence

Autonomy is the mother of artificial intelligence (AI). AI will impact every industry as the autonomy of decision making—from self-driving…

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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OpenText acquires Guidance Software

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

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OpenText Acquires Covisint

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

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How Will We Measure the Golden Age?

Industrial revolutions tend to benefit the rich more than the poor, initially. They all begin with great inequality. In unequal…

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The Impact on Government

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

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The Digital Self

Just as our analog notion of self (flesh and blood) consists of RNA and DNA, our digital sequence—let us call…

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