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5 Steps to Pump Cost Optimization Into Enterprise Culture

Published: 12 June 2019

ID: G00378314

Analyst(s): Rich McAvey


Strong leadership, best practices and governance can establish excellent cost optimization, but cultural realities always ensure some degree of suboptimization. Oil and gas CIOs can improve results by transforming cost management from a combative process to a collaborative endeavor across silos.

Table Of Contents


  • Introduction
  • Step 1: Complete the Journey to Lean IT
  • Step 2: Make Cost Optimization an Ongoing Discipline
  • Step 3: Extend Cost Optimization Beyond IT
  • Step 4: Address the Problem of Organizational Silos
  • Step 5: Lead Enterprise Culture to Overall Cost Optimization

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