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Enhancing Operational Excellence in Oil and Gas Through Digital Technology Primer for 2018

Published: 18 January 2018

ID: G00344111

Analyst(s): Rich McAvey , Simon Cushing


Oil and gas CIOs are pivoting from cost optimization to digital transformation. Digital business is accelerating innovation, amplifying company performance and enabling industry disruption. CIOs can use our 2018 research to find use cases, avoid pitfalls and increase their strategic relevance.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • How can CIOs provide more active and effective leadership for their company's digital journey?
    • How can digital technologies increase agility, intelligence, efficiency, margins and safety in oil and gas companies?
    • How can executives anticipate and prepare for digital disruption that will transform the oil and gas industry?
    • How should CIOs transform the role and operating model of IT to improve business performance?

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