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Improve Business by Employing the ESSA Approach

MCi senior director Jackie Andre, in her article for OILWOMAN Magazine, introduces the ESSA approach as a transformative methodology for businesses in the oil and gas industry. ESSA, which stands for Eliminate, Simplify, Standardize, and Automate, is a process optimization strategy that aims to enhance business outcomes by reducing unnecessary steps, errors, and lead times. 

Drawing from her extensive experience at Shell and Management Controls, Inc., Jackie explains how ESSA can lead to greater business impact and more informed decisions at lower costs. The approach focuses on eliminating waste, streamlining tasks, standardizing processes across departments and locations, and employing automation tools to optimize workflows.  

This methodology not only improves safety, productivity, and costs but also empowers employees and increases efficiency by reallocating their time for value-added work. The article emphasizes the importance of adopting ESSA in the oil and gas sector, especially in the context of digital transformation and the challenges of the modern business environment. 

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