Alaster LoveDirector of Energy Strategy

Alaster has two decades of experience working in the Oil & Gas industry and could be described as a “digital roughneck”. Alaster has expertise in innovation, transparency, competitive advantage, and systems transformation, and how all can be accomplished via Oracle ERP, EPM, SCM, and Analytics in the Energy industry.

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utilities industry

Supercharged Data for Utility Companies with Oracle Analytics & EPM

Utility companies have had a hard summer in 2020! Blackouts and brownouts caused by fires in the West, and Storms on the East Coast and in the Gulf have filled the news. It has been written in Utility industry publications that there is an enormous opportunity to marry Operational Technology and key Finance systems and […]

Energy Companies & Oracle : The Journey from On-Premise to the Cloud

Many Energy companies that are running Oracle ERP, SCM, and EPM solutions are working on their roadmap and deciding whether to cross the chasm and move to the Cloud or upgrade their on-premise applications. Change Management is an important part of such a decision and is a critical part of the roadmap to be considered […]

4 Boosted Business Outcomes for Utilities Fueled by Oracle Cloud

4 Boosted Outcomes Using Oracle Cloud The Utility industry is facing enormous change along with the rest of the world due to Covid-19 and its effects on commercial and residential consumption of energy. The industry has had to learn quickly to juggle demand and workforce planning. Oracle Utilities has long been a leader in industry […]

Energy Industry

SCM & EPM Planning + IoT / AI in 1 Hub = IBPX for Energy

Energy companies have never faced a greater challenge than Planning for the future the industry is facing during the Pandemic and Post Covid19. The Oil & Gas, Utilities, Mining, Chemicals, and Renewable Energy sectors are working within disruption at a rate unimaginable in years past. Turmoil and disorganization; however when coupled with an organization that […]

Oil & Gas Industry

Oil & Gas Industry: Planning, Budgeting, and Forecasting for 2020

Tumultuous times in business and personal finance require that all take a look at their budget and plan for the future. Given the wild ride that WTI and natural gas are on, it is more important than ever that the oil & gas industry avail itself of all that modern planning, budgeting, and forecasting tools […]

Can an ERP be Implemented at an Oil & Gas Company in 6 Months?

Yes, it can with Oracle ERP Cloud and Perficient! In the past, an ERP implementation was a project that made people complain, conjure images of extreme difficulty, and generally tax everyone’s stamina, patience, and faith. Furthermore, an ERP implementation at an Oil & Gas company was an experience that in some cases never had a […]