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Digital Transformation Strategies for Turnarounds in Oil, Gas, and Heavy Industries


As the world continues to evolve, industries such as oil, gas, and heavy industries are not left behind. They are increasingly adopting digital transformation strategies to enhance their operations, improve efficiency, and reduce costs. One such tool that is making a significant impact in these industries is FAT FINGER.

FAT FINGER is a digital workflow procedure builder that empowers front-line teams to do their work correctly every time. It allows you to build checklists, workflows, and digital procedures that unlock operational excellence. With features such as Drag & Drop Workflow Builder, Mobile & Desktop Workflows, Dashboards, Integrations, Augmented Reality, Connect IoT Devices, and Artificial Intelligence Coaching, FAT FINGER is revolutionizing the way these industries operate.

Why Digital Transformation is Crucial in Oil, Gas, and Heavy Industries

These industries are often characterized by complex operations, high risks, and significant investments. Therefore, any strategy that can streamline operations, reduce risks, and optimize investments is a welcome development. Digital transformation offers these benefits and more.

  • Improved Efficiency: Digital tools like FAT FINGER can automate routine tasks, freeing up employees to focus on more strategic tasks.
  • Reduced Costs: By automating tasks, digital transformation can significantly reduce operational costs.
  • Enhanced Safety: Digital tools can help identify potential safety risks and implement preventive measures.
  • Increased Productivity: With digital transformation, companies can monitor and analyze their operations in real-time, leading to better decision-making and increased productivity.

How FAT FINGER is Driving Digital Transformation in These Industries

FAT FINGER is playing a crucial role in the digital transformation of oil, gas, and heavy industries. Here’s how:

  • Safety: FAT FINGER offers solutions such as Take 5 Safety, Near miss reporting, JSA / JHA, Risk Assessment, Incident reporting, and Journey report.
  • Operations: Solutions like Material Inspection, Quality Control, Shift Handover, Facility inspection / Production rounds, Line Changeover, and Field ticket are available.
  • Maintenance: FAT FINGER provides solutions like Work Order Checklist, Truck inspection checks, Mobile Asset Inspection, Shutdown / Turnaround form, Preventive maintenance inspection, and Predictive Maintenance.

Case Study: Digital Transformation in Action

A leading oil and gas company implemented FAT FINGER’s digital workflow procedure builder and saw significant improvements in their operations. The company was able to automate routine tasks, leading to a reduction in operational costs. Additionally, the company saw an increase in productivity due to better decision-making enabled by real-time monitoring and analysis of operations.


Digital transformation is no longer a luxury but a necessity for oil, gas, and heavy industries. Tools like FAT FINGER are at the forefront of this transformation, offering solutions that improve efficiency, reduce costs, enhance safety, and increase productivity. By adopting these digital strategies, companies in these industries can not only survive but thrive in the digital age.

Ready to take the first step towards digital transformation? Sign up for FAT FINGER or request a demo today and unlock operational excellence in your organization.