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: The Digital Mindset

Today’s startups are tomorrow’s Wall Street winners. These are the businesses who are not afraid to risk it all. They…

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International Women’s Day – Accelerating the Agenda

Each year in March, we take a day to celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women around…

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ON DIGITAL-First Fridays: New Digital Foundation

Digital is impacting every aspect of enterprise IT infrastructure. Achieving balance between supporting new business models (the business) and delivering…

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ON DIGITAL-First Fridays: Experimentation at Scale

The Web is the greatest and most accessible research lab that ever existed. The ability to rapidly deploy and iterate…

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ON DIGITAL-First Fridays: Trust and Security

The Internet is the Autobahn for Digital. And if you’ve ever driven on the Autobahn, you know that it can…

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ON DIGITAL-First Fridays: The Experience of Community

#thisbrandsucks All it takes is a single tweet or post and a groundswell of followers—or detractors. The Experience of Community…

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ON DIGITAL-First Fridays: A New Asset Class Emerges. Data

We live in a digital world. A testament to this new reality is the growing value of digital content: we…

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OpenText Releases U.S. Presidential Election Application, Powered by OpenText Release 16

As the highly contested 2016 U.S. Presidential election and the Iowa caucus approach, I’m pleased to announce the release of…

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ON DIGITAL-First Fridays: The Internet of Things

The convergence of technology and the Internet has created a perfect storm for innovation. Self-driving cars, refrigerators that suggest recipes…

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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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