Enterprise World 2015 and the OpenText Cloud

Are you wondering where the cloud will be covered at Enterprise World this year? Well, the simple answer is pretty much everywhere! Whether your Enterprise is looking at solutions for Information Management, Analytics or Business Networks there are things to explore at Enterprise World.

We start the week with a variety of training sessions. In ½ day to 3 days you can become an expert in the technology aspects that are most critical to your organization. While there are many great courses and several apply to products available in the OpenText Cloud, there is a new ½ day course on Big Data Analytics now available in our cloud, which you should consider regardless of your other technology choices. U-TR-2-6150 Introduction to Big Data Analytics is available on Nov 9. Register soon as this one is bound to be quite popular.

If you are an organization that is actively looking at upgrading Content Suite and having us manage your application in the OpenText Cloud, there is a special ½ day workshop you may be able to take advantage of. It will provide background on the upgrade process to the cloud, and help you to look at your TCO business case for moving to the OpenText Cloud. Register now – space is limited.

On Partner Day we will meet with our partner community to share strategy, updates and guidance on partnering with us on cloud opportunities.

Tuesday the show Expo floor opens up and begins the opportunities to meet with our product and cloud experts in all areas, as well as with partners. Great conversations take place in the Expo and most of the pod areas will have people to address your cloud questions related to their solutions. If you are interesting in digging into Managed Cloud Services you will be able to find experts at the OpenText Cloud pod, the B2B Managed Services pod, and the Global Technical Services area. We look forward to meeting with you.

Don’t miss a single one of the keynote presentations. Our top executives will take us through inspiring and informative presentations that highlight many areas including our cloud strategy, innovations and advances. You will see the expansion of cloud in all of our portfolio areas and see some of the innovations in live demonstrations.

There are many breakout sessions that focus on cloud strategy, innovations, customer insights and more. Filter on Cloud under the Track or Product sections and see the many sessions that are devoted to cloud or hybrid cloud topics. Some cloud sessions of note include:

  • CLD-402 Building Your Cloud Strategy Featuring Forrester Research (Analyst Liz Herbert)
  • CLD-410 OpenText Cloud Strategy and Roadmap CLD –412 Our ECM Journey to the Cloud featuring the New Zealand Transport Agency
  • CLD-400 How Managed Cloud Services drives essential benefits in your Cloud Strategy

Want to get hands-on and help to shape new and emerging product offerings? Join us in the very popular Innovation Lab. Sign up early for these spots as they fill up fast!

Calling all Developers! Here is a chance to roll up your sleeves in the Developer Lab and work with AppWorks to build mobile apps. Let your creativity show and present your innovative apps for the chance at a prize on Thursday.

There will be many opportunities to meet with the OpenText teams and with other customers and more cloud learning opportunities. We look forward to seeing you at the MGM Grand for an action packed and educational week.

Lynn Elwood

Lynn is VP Cloud & Services Solutions. A Computer Scientist by training, Lynn is focused on bringing software and services together with cloud, on-premises and hybrid options to provide measurable benefits for organizations around the world.

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