Client Challenge:
Driving results and optimizing performance through business-IT partnership


Situation:

  • Lack of structure around monitoring drilling and completions
  • IT organization staffed with SMEs and a relatively new PMO methodology, but no project or program managers
  • Multiple pilots initiated without compelling business rationale or IT involvement
  • Both business and IT sought an integrated program view to understand priority and resources needed to deliver


Engagement:

  • Institute program-level governance while also managing in-progress projects
  • Consolidate and vet needs across program areas (well data, knowledge management, real-time monitoring and performance management)
  • Increase frequency, style and consistency of communication with business users
  • Sync in-progress projects with PMO methodology
  • Facilitate business decisions with structured evaluation of software, vendors, and concepts


Results:

  • Business and IT SMEs focused on delivering quality inputs on time
  • Authorization to initiate projects based on integrated program view
  • Business owners comfortable with IT PM facilitating all meetings and communication
  • Completed WellView architecture and application upgrade for 1,000 global users on time
  • Created effective strategy to set first-time global data standard