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Holistic consulting for Strong Rail

Article: Advancing and implementing digitalisation with DB expertise

Digital Consulting's holistic approach supports the implementation of Strong Rail, focussing on the Group's digital and technology strategy.

The Group's Strong Rail strategy calls for digital initiatives and fresh impetus. New ways of thinking, new approaches and innovative solutions. We advise at the interface between IT and business. From initial idea to implementation, we accompany you with our holistic approach. We keep our eye on the big picture in order to exploit synergies that arise from activities in other business units within the Group.

"We are passionate to make Deutsche Bahn the sustainable mobility service provider of the future. With diverse expertise and our enthusiasm, our consultants are shaping the path of digital transformation together with the Group's partners."

Jochen Becker, Product Owner Cluster Digital Consulting and Innovation, DB Systel

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Our consulting approach uses innovative methods that allow us to work together to reach our goal quickly and give you the flexibility you need in today's business. Technology-neutral consulting across numerous functional departments supports our Group partners in advancing DB's digital transformation. 

Sustainable and implementable results 

Digital innovation and business models 

Together, we leverage the potential of digital technologies for innovative business models. We provide impetus based on relevant trends, identify concrete innovation opportunities for your business unit and gradually develop your ideas into scalable products.

Digital & IT Strategy

Let us develop your IT vision and IT strategy in the context of your unit's business strategy. We will work with you to operationalise your new strategy with concrete measures for the operating model. For example, we will help you to structure your Enterprise Architecture Model (EAM) and advise you on all issues relating to IT sourcing and IT governance.

Digital experience consulting 

Aligning and developing digital products, processes and services in a sustainable and people-centred way, establishing a common understanding for users as a key factor in the project context: we develop strategies for a consistent user experience (UX) and work with you on design options to break down technical barriers and optimise digital experiences.

Business process transformation 

We identify optimisation potential in your business processes and work with you to create efficient and effective processes through digitalisation and automation. Taking this as our basis, we then support you in optimising your operational structure.

IT Programme & Project Management  

 Achieve your goals faster in strategic and complex IT projects and programmes: With our many years of project management expertise, we take on responsibility from the preliminary study through the initiation phase to implementation. In the process, we get critical projects back on track and take over the overall control and structuring of your IT project portfolio for you. 

Let's work together towards digital Strong Rail. With our sights set on innovations and our focus on strategies, we achieve sustainable and implementable solutions – collaboratively and for the benefit of the Group. If you have any questions about consulting or a specific challenge, please feel free to contact us.