Holistic IT consulting for the long-term success of Deutsche Bahn


Digital IT Consulting

Connecting systems and processes efficiently and securely

Article: Holistic IT consulting for the long-term success of Deutsche Bahn

Digitalisation, cost optimisation, time-to-market and new business models are some of the major issues companies are facing today so they can remain competitive in the marketplace going forward.

We accompany our customers on this journey with an end-to-end consulting approach. From initial idea and development of strategic concepts, through functional consulting to technical implementation concepts.

A mix of rail-specific technical know-how, understanding of innovative trends, and knowledge of the existing application landscape and Group specifications allows us to provide sound consulting.

Confidential and collegial – this self-image allows us to interact with our customers on an equal footing so that together with them we can get the DB Group in shape for the future.

Our consultants provide experience from a wide variety of segments. Whether management and strategy consulting, IT consulting, start-up experience and knowledge of disparate DB business units, we have the right mix of consulting expertise for every project.

Our service portfolio in Detail

Strategy IT Consulting

The digitalisation of Deutsche Bahn not only entails replacing pen and paper and giving employees smartphones. It is much more about fundamentally changing the way the Group works. It also means predicting trends in the market and setting new standards with creativity and innovativeness. 

This digital transformation calls for a sustainable strategy as well as experts that develop this strategy. It is precisely here that we can help with our consulting Portfolio.

  • IT strategy Consulting
  • Development of digitalisation strategies
  • Support for digital Transformation
  • Consulting on digital business models
  • Development of technology strategies

Find out how we can support you with the digital transformation.

Business IT Consulting

In the today's tough economy, IT constitutes the basis for successful business models, competitiveness and efficient business processes. Our business consultants support you with the analysis of your functional requirements, translate complex business requirements into IT requirements, thus bridging the gap between IT and business. With a broad portfolio of services we support you on the way to digitalisation.

  • Consulting on the operationalisation of functional and strategic concepts
  • Innovation Consulting
  • Digitalisation of business processes (along process consulting also cross-organisational, e.g. with maintenance)
  • Analysis and modelling of business and IT processes in the actual and target state
  • Support with creating preliminary studies for new IT Systems
  • Functional consulting
  • Profitability calculations
  • End-to-end solution development
  • Standardisation of processes and adaption to standard Solutions
  • Method consulting (UX, design thinking,…)
  • Orchestration of services and Solutions
  • Consulting regarding the implementation of DB Governance (rather process-related, e.g. ITRM + GDPR)
IT Technology consulting

As part of digitalisation, the intermeshing of companies, customers and suppliers is increasingly becoming a critical success factor in business. Speed, efficiency, data-driven decision-making basis and new business models are required to this end. Our technology consulting helps you with the following services.

  • Platform replacement (legacy consulting) and migration Consulting
  • Expert consulting on the use of technologies and IT products
  • Architecture consulting
  • Technology risk Analysis
  • Technical consulting on the implementation of DB Governance
  • IT security Consulting