Bechtel Recognized for Innovative Use of Information Technology

16 August 2017 RESTON, Virginia

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.