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Episode 16

Digital Transformation: Leadership and Tools

The ERP Organizational Change Journal - Podcast By Nestell & Associates

by | Mar 19, 2021

In this episode, “Digital Transformation: Leadership and Tools”, we will discuss the benefits and challenges of digital transformation With Geoffrey Cann. Geoffrey is a premier thought leader in oil and gas digital transformation and is also passionate about ensuring that technology works for businesses.

by Dr. Jack G. Nestell | The ERP Organizational Change Journal Podcast

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This Episodes’ Guest

Geoffrey Cann

Mr. Geoffrey Cann

Mr. Cann is a speaker, trainer, best-selling author and expert in digital transition.

Mr. Cann has a well-respected podcast “Digital Oil and Gas”.  He is also the author of “Bits, Bytes and Barrels: The Digital Transformation of Oil and Gas”.

Through hundreds of projects over a career spanning 36 years, he has worked with some of the biggest names in oil and gas to create lasting value. From very large integrated oil companies to downstream petroleum refiners and marketers, to field services. From drilling and completions services to pipelines, to LNG projects, and many more.

From artificial intelligence to blockchain, Geoffrey has firsthand in-depth experience helping oil and gas companies build roadmaps for digital transformation. His work has included virtually all segments of the oil and gas value chain, including exploration, production, refining, wholesaling, retailing, services, finance and IT. 

Geoffrey’s mission is to accelerate digital energy. He helps solve the demand-supply imbalance for digital innovation in oil and gas where there is a shortage of demand for innovation but ample available supply. He helps create demand for digital innovation teaching digital awareness to oil and gas companies. And, he reveals the way to be more capable at adopting digital innovations. Geoffrey enhances the supply of innovation by helping digital innovations better fit the needs of the industry.” 

Episode Resources & Links

Geoffrey’s Book: Bits, Bytes, and Barrels: The Digital Transformation of Oil and Gas 


Digital Oil and Gas Podcast: Available on iTunes, Google, Amazon, Spotify, Stitcher, YouTube

More About This Episide

In this episode, we will explore further digital transformation technologies, leadership, and challenges. While our guest While Mr. Cann focuses on the oil and gas industry, his insight and experience apply across all industries.

Mr. Cann notes that “Technologies like the internet of things, machine learning, artificial intelligence, robots, cloud computing, and gamification are becoming mainstream in oil and gas, and in many other industries. 

These digital technologies are driving a profound wave of change and transformation across the industry, from upstream to downstream, finance to operations. Digital is one of the few tools that allows whole industries to address cost, productivity, and sustainability challenges simultaneously.” 

This statement applies equally as well to many other industries, Let’s learn more…..

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About Nestell & Associates

Nestell & Associates is a strategy and management firm. We can help you take your portfolio companies to the next level by demonstrating how to execute a scalable, methodical, and disciplined approach to digital transformation success.

Merger and acquisition ERP digital transformations can be a significant challenge. But a solid framework is built on good practices with proven success. We have a successful track record with integrations, upgrades, mergers, and acquisitions, and we want to share our methods with you.

Our leadership experience in organizational change, information technology, ERP, and digital transformation crosses multiple industries.

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