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DB Systel GmbH


The question is not what IT is but what IT does

Christa Koenen
CEO DB Systel GmbH


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.

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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.

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.

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.

Treasure troves of high-quality data

04/2019 – DB Systel's Christian Kolarsch and Dr. Markus Albrecht from CIO DB Group present the trend surveys entitled "Data-driven business models“ and "Information Veracity". In the following interview they explain why data is important for Deutsche Bahn's future success – and how we can tell it's reliable.

En route to transparent tracks

02/2019 – The digital recording of the track condition is taking significant strides forward: the new database technology, SAP Business Warehouse on HANA, makes possible the paperless inspection of track magnets. And it does not stop there.

How “FINANCE 4 DB” is rethinking the financial function digitally

02/2019 – The group programme "FINANCE 4 DB" is reconstructing the financial department of Deutsche Bahn into a key factor of success. In shaping the transformation process, the programme is also relying on the digital competence of DB Systel.

Hunting down graffiti with artificial intelligence

02/2019 – Damage caused by graffiti is a nuisance, but also costs millions to repair. In order to discover it more quickly, Deutsche Bahn is now resorting to intelligent means: in future, a combination of cameras and artificial intelligence should detect graffiti automatically.

Limitless networking with digital images

02/2019 – The digital images of trains, stations and other corporate assets are part of the Internet of Things – and an essential building block for the smart digitalisation of Deutsche Bahn.