CEO Blog

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

ON DIGITAL-First Fridays: It is a Network, Not a Chain

In the digital world the supply chain is not a chain, it’s a network. The network is made up of…

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ON DIGITAL-First Fridays: Innovation Redefined

It used to be that a startup would raise capital, hire employees, and purchase physical equipment all to produce version…

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ON DIGITAL-First Fridays: Sold? But I Never Started the Sales Cycle!

Consumers expect highly personalized products and services, delivered in real time. Instant gratification means no more waiting in long lines,…

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Top Tech Trends for 2016

“If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old.” – Peter Drucker In the Internet era, we…

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ON DIGITAL-First Fridays: The Customer Journey

Peter Drucker was right when he said, “The purpose of a business is to create and keep a customer”. This…

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ON DIGITAL-First Fridays: It Only Takes a Finger

My niece recently went up to my TV and said the “swipe” wasn’t working. When I read her a children’s…

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ON DIGITAL-First Fridays: The New Barbarians

Digital is second nature to Millennials and plays a significant part in their lives. They believe new technology makes life…

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ON DIGITAL-First Fridays: The Subscription Economy

Pre-digital, subscription was for periodicals, newspapers, cars, and book-of-the-month clubs. Today, it is a required part of businesses. If you…

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Investing in Information Governance: OpenText Acquires Daegis Inc.

Back in October we announced our intention to acquire Daegis Inc. I’m pleased to announce that as of today the…

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ON DIGITAL-First Fridays: Disruption

Today’s digital disruptors are using technology to disintermediate entire industries and unseat corporate giants. New nomenclature has emerged to describe…

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ON DIGITAL-First Fridays: Hyperscale

Do a search on “hyperscale”. You will get a definition along these lines: “Hyperscale is the ability of an architecture…

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Introducing a Better Way to Work: The Next Generation of EIM

New digital competitors in every industry are taking advantage of emerging platforms, tools, and integrations to challenge incumbents. History has…

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ON DIGITAL-First Fridays: It is Disrupt or Die

It was true for Cortés, and it is true for Business Leaders today. There is only one path forward. Today’s…

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Experience Innovation at Enterprise World 2015

Innovation is critical to success, and every 3 to 4 years, you need to completely reinvent your products and services.…

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Introducing ON DIGITAL-First Fridays

I’m pleased to kick off a new blog series, ON DIGITAL-First Fridays, to complement my latest book, ON DIGITAL. In…

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Enterprise World 2015: It’s All About the People

We believe that our people—our customer, partners, and employees—are core to our value system and our culture. People inspire every…

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OpenText Celebrates Women in Computing

Last March, in support of International Women’s Day, we stated our commitment to becoming the employer of choice for women…

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Digital-First Fridays: The Digital Supply Network

Digital makes it possible for the smallest company to participate in the global economy. Disruption is lowering barriers to entry,…

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Enterprise World 2015: Your Best Bet for Enabling the Digital World

Both business models and entire markets are being disrupted by digital technologies, a changing workforce, a global marketplace, and digital…

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OpenText Featured in the Financial Post

Early in September, I wrote about how companies can remain true to their culture in the fast-paced digital age. The…

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