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A CIO's Guide to Using Gartner's Digital Oil Field Framework

Published: 15 October 2014

ID: G00270253

Analyst(s): Morgan Eldred, Rich McAvey


Digital oil field projects have been deployed in isolated organizational siloes that trap useful information and limit the internal transfer of best practices. Upstream CIOs should use Gartner's Digital Oil Field Framework to accelerate innovation and optimize performance.

Table Of Contents


  • DOF Adoption Is Expanding Rapidly
  • The Current Approach Stands in the Way of Progress
  • Vendors and Solution Providers Are Increasing Fragmentation
  • As DOF Adoption Expands, Better Management Is Required
  • Business Objective
  • Time Horizon
  • Type 1: Operations Analysis
  • Type 2: Functional Analysis
  • Type 3: Business Analysis
  • Type 4: Operations Performance
  • Type 5: Functional Performance
  • Using the Framework

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