Chief Digital Officer | episode 520

AltaGas SVP & CDO Paul Selway

Paul Selway is the senior vice president and chief digital officer of AltaGas, a $4 billion Calgary-based energy business primarily focused on utilities. Paul joined AltaGas in 2017 as Chief Information Officer, and he assumed the CDO title 2019 as his focus expanded beyond traditional information and technology to how AltaGas uses digital to transform the wider business. Prior to joining AltaGas, Paul was an IT advisory practice leader in the energy market sector at EY in Canada. January 11, 2021

520: AltaGas SVP & CDO Paul Selway discusses 

  • The opportunity Paul sees for the oil and gas industry to adopt new technologies
  • The significance of Paul’s title change from chief information officer to chief digital officer
  • Some of the strategic priorities for Paul’s team as he has taken the CDO role
  • Some of the external partnerships the company has formed as it has looked to embrace analytics
  • Why Calgary is one of the world’s best kept secrets in the technology landscape
  • How the company’s future of work program allowed it to have a more seamless transition to work from home once the pandemic struck
  • Paul’s view on the future of the mobile workforce
  • Some of the emerging technologies on Paul’s mind, including 5G, AR, VR, drones, and blockchain

Among a variety of other topics. 

The World Class IT principles in yellow were the focus of this interview

  • 01 1- People
  • 02 2- Infrastructure
  • 03 3- Project and Portfolio Management
  • 04 4- IT & Business Partnership
  • 05 5- External Partnerships

From strategy to implementation

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