CEO Blog

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

New Cloud Offerings at Enterprise World

Enterprise World 2014 is now officially closed and was one for the history books. We had 1, 950 attendees, 464…

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Digital: Disrupt or Die

I’m pleased to announce the release of my latest book Digital: Disrupt or Die. It’s an exciting discourse about the…

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Building Smarter Cities with EIM

History is written by the winners. In a Digital-First world, there’s a whole slew of them: Google, Amazon, Apple, Netflix,…

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Interview with “The Street”

As a follow-on to our year-end earnings call in the summer, I stopped by “The Street”, a U.S. financial news…

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OpenText and SAP—Structuring the Unstructured for Competitive Advantage

Last week I had the privilege of delivering a keynote at SAP’s annual Sapphire Now conference. For more than two…

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Discovery Suite Release—Unlocking Value in Unstructured Information

Unstructured information is the most valuable untapped resource in the enterprise today based on its potential to reveal hidden insights,…

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Investing Today for Tomorrow’s Growth

As the CEO of OpenText, I am often asked the secret of our success. How did a small spin-off company…

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Experience Suite Release—Adaptive, Omni-Channel Experiences

Digital technologies have ushered in the “age of the customer.” With increasing access to information about products and services, today’s…

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2020 Agenda: Are You Ready?™

The pace of business has accelerated. We’ve seen more change in the last 20 years than in the previous 100.…

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2020 Agenda: Are You Ready?™

By the year 2020, technologies like the cloud, mobile devices, big data, and the Internet of Things will have digitized…

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OpenText Acquires GXS

On November 5, 2013 we announced our intention to acquire GXS Group, Inc (GXS). Today, I am pleased to report…

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Driving Innovation & Growth

The growth of unstructured information inside the enterprise is staggering. In fact, experts estimate that over 80 percent of data…

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OpenText in the Spotlight: TSX and Innovation

On Thursday, October 31, I joined Ungad Chadda, Senior Vice President of the Toronto Stock Exchange, in the heart of…

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EIM Success Stories: Turning Information into Innovation

A major natural gas company is experiencing a higher level of internal control over its procure-to-pay process and an 85…

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OpenText Honored as One of Canada’s Top 100 Employers

What makes great software companies great? Great software. And who makes great software? Great people. At OpenText, our employees are…

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Momentum Building for Canada’s Open Data Initiative

The momentum behind Open Data is growing and going national! President of the Treasury Board of Canada, Tony Clement, whom…

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