November 2018


Automation Strategies: Effective change leadership critical for successful digital transformation

Effective change leadership critical for successful digital transformation

Reynolds, P., ARC Advisory Group

Once again, the hydrocarbon processing industry is at an inflection point. Companies are starting to exploit artificial intelligence (AI) and other advanced technologies opportunistically to transform a variety of processes. Engineering, operations, maintenance and reliability, and supply chain departments are changing the way they utilize and share data and information. Here, the ability of modern AI tools to look ahead and predict outcomes differs radically from previous dashboard-type information systems based on historical data, which is often akin to driving a car down the highway by looking in the rearview mirror. This fascination with AI is not entirely different than for any emergin

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