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DB Systel GmbH


The question is not what IT is but what IT does

Christa Koenen
CEO DB Systel GmbH


Successful development from project to product

Click&Ride can be used to automatically update the timetable for the German railway network. The continued development and operation of this innovative app using the DevOps approach is a glance at IT production of the future.

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Find out in our current issue, how the technology improves employee training, supports maintenance and repair, and enables more efficient planning of construction projects.

In the fast lane with DB Enterprise Cloud

The transfer of the existing landscape at DB Vertrieb into the cloud has largely been completed. This also includes Deutsche Bahn travel information and the booking application of bahn.de, which are the largest processes of DB Vertrieb, one of the largest travel platforms in Europe. Thanks to its relocation to the cloud, the system is now fit for the future. The way there was not altogether easy.

Driving safely with humans and AI

An excellent idea: The DB Reisebuddy, a mixture of artificial intelligence and human monitoring, helps in all matters relating to a booked trip by means of text messages. How nice to take a trip with a friend!

The chain of trust

A trip will frequently involve many transport providers. With blockchain technology, revenue allocation becomes transparent for all contracting parties. This can also be advantageous for customers.

Rapid cloud migration – a preliminary assessment

For more than two years, the ShapeIT program has been ensuring implementation of the Deutsche Bahn cloud strategy, the central pillar for digitalization in the DB Group. In part, progress has been even faster than originally planned. It is time for a preliminary assessment.

The new heart of long-distance traffic

06/2019 – All work processes at DB Fernverkehr AG will have a new digital basis by 2022. Implementation of the IVU.Rail software suite as a new production platform will take place with major involvement from DB Systel – and provide huge opportunities for employees and passengers alike.

Say goodbye to print catalogues and hello to a brand new eService!

06/2019 – From a print catalogue to a new eService in just ten months: In future, DB Fahrzeuginstandhaltung will use digital customer dialogue for maintenance and repairs.

App development platform for the DB Group

06/2019 – At Deutsche Bahn, the Group programme “Apps für Alle” (EN: “Apps for All”) provides app developers and business units with a platform that facilitates a fast and secure time-to-market for DB-compliant apps for all DB business units.

Behind the scenes of the BahnBonus app

04/2019 – Participants in the BahnBonus programme can now manage their loyalty points conveniently via smart phone. A consumer app implemented with the Business Hub, it highlights both the benefits and the new possibilities offered by service-based development.

Computer shunts freight cars to the right track

04/2019 – From in-house test to a successful external business model and from manual processes to automation, the joint AuRa project brings new momentum to shunting.