2018 reinventor finalist: Goldcorp

Our innovation is: 

“exponential, disruptive, audacious”

Todd White, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President, Goldcorp
 

 

Organization:
Goldcorp

Finalist category:
The reinventor

Industry:
Mining and utilities

Region:
British Columbia

Twitter:
@Goldcorp_Inc

What problem is the innovation trying to solve?

“Mining is a traditional industry seen as slow to adapt to new technologies, and it will have to get more efficient. We have mountains of information and data, and we want to see an improved hit rate regarding where and why we drill and to perpetuate a culture of innovation.”

— Todd White, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President, Goldcorp

The innovation:

“Our geologists do a fair amount of work utilizing the tremendous amount of data that we compile, and when we augment that capacity with technology like IBM Watson, it speeds up their ability to analyze information and test hypotheses.”

— Todd White, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President, Goldcorp
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