Live Recording: The Connected Worker: Lessons From the Field - and COVID-19 - About Digitally Enabled Workers

Panel discussion with Dow Inc, ConocoPhillips, BP, Elite Energy Consultants and Zaptic

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Empowering frontline workers has been a challenge for many industries for a long time. Increasing customer expectations, more challenging cost structures, safety and reliability targets are pushing us to transform the traditional frontline worker into a digital one. The session will discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the digitization of the frontline activities and the impact on productivity, safety and continuous improvement.

Recorded LIVE at Intelligent Automation in Oil & Gas Online 2020, the panel discussed:

  • Creating a safer work environment, boost compliance and improve efficiencies through automation
  • Automating manual processes: Moving from concept to implementation
  • Creating a fully connected worksite: knowing where your people and equipment is in real time
  • Making your data mobile and reduce rework, non productive time and time to decision
  • Providing a consolidated view to link your front-line workers to the information they need – when they need it most
  • Calculating metrics and value capture for the newly created digital experience and the translation of time savings into real value creation
  • Enabling your connected workers to efficiently carry out routine processes, improve operator productivity and reduce costs


Julie Thyne, Global Continuous Improvement Lead, Dow Inc.

Mark Hutcherson, Director, Operations Excellence, ConocoPhillips

Walter Pesenti, Global Petrochemical Operational Excellence Manager, BP

Stephen Miller, EMEA Director, Elite Energy Consultants 

Panel Moderator: Sandy Reid, Chief Customer Officer, Zaptic