Gartner Research

2019 CIO Agenda: Oil and Gas Industry Insights

Published: 15 October 2018

ID: G00367960

Analyst(s): Rich McAvey , Simon Cushing


Digitalization in oil and gas has crossed a tipping point. The 2019 Gartner CIO Survey reveals that the capacity of digital innovation to enable business outcomes is now widely recognized, elevating it as a strategic priority. The CIO role must encompass leadership of innovation and change.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • Digital Maturity: Sustained Momentum, but the Gap to Other Industries Remains
  • Most Oil and Gas Companies Want Business Growth or Operational Excellence
  • Analytics and Growing Asset Connectedness Seen to Drive Transformation
  • Investment in Analytics Reaches New Heights
  • IT Resources Under Pressure as Digitalization Accelerates
  • Methodology
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