Oil and gas companies face ongoing challenges to improve exploration, capital project execution, business performance, and supply chain optimization and integration. Partnerships of all kinds are crucial to strong performance. In the oil and gas industry, these partnerships regularly involve business processes and capabilities stretching across company boundaries. Increasingly, strong decision-making capabilities are a prerequisite for increased profitability.
IT strategy is becoming a core component of organizations as technology is asked—and expected—to drive innovation, enable growth, and reduce costs. The IT strategy not only addresses the differing requirements and realities of business and technology trends, it also integrates IT capabilities (including IT organization, strategic partners, and architectures) with business needs to enable business success. More than ever, executing a successful business strategy requires a successful IT strategy.
Among the first management consulting firms with a strategic IT practice, A.T. Kearney’s brand of IT consulting creates immediate impact and growing advantage through the strategic and innovative use of IT. In real terms, our clients can expect a significant reduction in overall IT costs, as well as increased growth, improved return on investment, and higher scores in performance and productivity metrics.