Gartner Information Technology Research

Top 10 Trends That Affect Oil and Gas CIOs in 2020

Published: 25 February 2020

ID: G00466034

Analyst(s): Simon Cushing , Rich McAvey


Exploiting digital innovation increasingly means different things to different companies as leaders move further ahead and laggards make little progress. CIOs must adapt as technology sophistication supports raised operational efficiency and opens the possibility of more disruptive transformation.

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Top Trends

  • New Forms of Uncertainty Will Maintain Industry Volatility
  • Appetite Grows for Disruptive Business Strategies
  • Business Footprints Expand Beyond Oil and Gas
  • Digital Platforms Enable Operational Excellence and Innovation
  • Transparency and Automation Drive Business Optimization
  • Asset Optimization Progress Will Be Driven by Advancing Digital Twins
  • Embedded AI Becomes Pervasive
  • Next-Generation Work Drives Efficiency and Reliability
  • Digital Ambitions Demand Acceleration of IT Operating Model Modernization
  • Leading Innovative Change Becomes Routine for CIOs

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