Dmytro Osyka: DTEK Saves UAH 150 Million Through Digital Transformation
The economic benefit from the introduction of digital technologies into DTEK’s production and administrative processes amounted to almost UAH 150 million in 2019–2020. This achievement has been reported by Dmytro Osyka, Head of DTEK’s MODUS digital transformation program, when presenting the results of the program.
‘Our investments in the digital transformation program that we made last year have already started to pay off. Since we launched our program last spring, the economic benefit of the digital transformation has already reached about UAH 150 million: 100 million in 2019, and another 50 million in 2020. These programs are how we contribute and invest in the energy independence of the national energy sector, that has to undergo digital transformation to become competitive and capable of facing modern challenges,’ commented D. Osyka.
To give one example, digital logistics has demonstrated its efficiency almost instantly, and the company was able to recoup the costs five-fold by the end of 2019, he added. ‘This is not one-time economy, for the processes have been optimised and they will always operate like this from now on,’ said D. Osyka.
He reminded that DTEK launched a digital transformation process with projects in the first five areas: digital mines, TPP, logistics, grids, and HR. In 2020, four new digital projects — field, analytics, office, and procurement — were added to them.
‘The savings we made through digitalisation have not reached their limit yet, as we can see an economic potential for our projects. This is why we are keen to continue the digital transformation. We expect to extend our projects to two new areas — the digitalisation of customer services and renewable energy sources — in 2021,’ noted D. Osyka.
He emphasised that DTEK’s global objective is to become a digital enterprise where people and technologies work together efficiently, all processes are well-structured and optimised, and a so-called digital culture and a digital way of thinking have been embraced by 2025 and continue in the future.