Gartner Research

What Oil and Gas CIOs Should Do Now to Prepare for a Volatile Future

Published: 11 July 2016

ID: G00303714

Analyst(s): Rich McAvey


Two years of budget cuts have left IT in oil and gas companies in a weakened position. This research enables CIOs to address the coming industry volatility from a position of strength.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Establish IT Resilience by Focusing on the Three Digital Objectives That Persist Across All Potential Future Scenarios
  • As Industry Conditions Change, Maintain Business Relevance by Rebalancing Your Digital Objectives and Adapting Your Role
  • Add Business Value by Developing IT Talent and Capabilities That Are Required to Drive the Company to Higher Levels of Digital Maturity
  • Create Dynamic IT-Business Alignment by Communicating the Content of This Research and Updating IT Governance and Strategy to Address Volatility

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