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Bechtel Recognized for Innovative Use of Information Technology

  • 16 August 2017
    RESTON, Virginia
  • Awards, Corporate, Industry Leadership , Innovation, Press Release, Region, Technology, Technology Licensing and Consulting Services, Women

The company honored for its application of big data and analytics to improve productivity in the EPC industry

Bechtel, a global engineering, procurement, and construction leader, has been recognized by CIO, an executive-level tech media brand, as a 2017 CIO100 Honoree for its innovative use of big data and advanced analytics to transform the way engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) industry addresses efficiency and productivity challenges. CIO100 is an annual awards program that recognizes organizations around the world for their innovative and strategic use of information technologies to drive business value. 

“The CIO100 award recognizes the extraordinary achievements of our people who build on Bechtel’s history of innovation as we continue to transform the industry,” said Carol Zierhoffer, Bechtel’s senior vice president and chief information officer. “At Bechtel, we are leveraging big data platforms and data science techniques to address some of the most pressing industry challenges, like productivity and efficiency, as well as fundamentally transform the way we deliver complex projects to our customers and communities around the world.”

Bechtel is the industry frontrunner in using big data and advanced analytics to access and harness vast volumes of EPC data gathered across company’s global operations to transform delivery of complex projects to customers. Bechtel’s robust technology infrastructure and the dedicated team of data scientists, business analysts, and engineers, provide the resources needed to process and analyze that data, gain valuable insights into the drivers of safe, high-quality, efficient projects, and apply the learnings to enable faster, better, and smarter decision-making on Bechtel projects around the globe.

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Bechtel is a trusted engineering, construction and project management partner to industry and government. Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact. Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.  

Bechtel serves the Energy; Infrastructure; Manufacturing & Technology; Mining & Metals; and Nuclear, Security & Environmental markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations.

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