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Enhancing Operational Excellence in Oil and Gas Through Digital Technology Primer for 2017

Published: 19 January 2017

ID: G00318159

Analyst(s): Rich McAvey


Oil and gas CIOs who understand how digital technologies can revolutionize business capabilities, accelerate innovation and promote industry transformation can use our 2017 research to find the best opportunities, avoid pitfalls and increase the strategic relevance of IT.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • How can oil and gas companies generate significant business impact by increasing hydrocarbon recovery, improving operating reliability and ensuring safety across the entire business landscape?
    • How can oil and gas companies amplify business optimization by creating seamless integration across organizational silos and enabling planning agility at high levels?
    • How can oil and gas companies drive substantial enhancements to worker productivity, fact-based decision making and cost reduction by accelerating creative digital innovation?

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