Many digital companies seem trapped in a never-ending cycle of pilot projects and trials with oil and gas companies that never progress beyond the pilot stage to full deployment. And that’s a shame for both.
During the recent Alberta provincial election campaign, I heard this rallying cry to “shut off the taps” — to cut the flow of oil through the pipeline that supplies British Columbia with its petroleum.
With all the buzz about digital’s impact on the oil and gas industry, the demand for digital leadership should be strong. But in what shape is the talent pipeline for leaders in the world of digital oil and gas?