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Travel and Transportation: Rail

Embedded intelligence, analytics and optimization are reshaping the railroad industry and providing new opportunities. Smarter railroads can be created when relevant information is sensed, analyzed and acted upon to allow for better planning, decision making, and proactive execution.

This white paper describes how an enterprise asset management system can help transit organizations efficiently address the challenges of infrastructure development, inner-city congestion, carbon emissions and regulatory compliance - while supporting more...

March 2014 | PDF | 854 KB
Travel and transportation providers need to develop new methods and business models to compete as the industry changes. With Smarter Computing, CIOs can better design and implement business infrastructures to deliver new growth and operational efficiency.

August 2012 | PDF | 8 MB
Smarter transportation can improve customer service, operate more efficiently, and assure safety. IBM is helping clients in all modes of travel and transportation harness their data using the power of analytics to address these challenges.

January 2012 | PDF | 948 KB
The goal of having one enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution for all business processes is still popular, yet the idea is no longer practical, particularly in asset-intensive industries. A flexible asset management solution such as Maximo Asset ...

December 2011 | PDF | 702 KB
IBM z/TPF continues to be the only high-performance, purpose-built system designed from the ground up to support the unique transaction-workload characteristics found in large-scale reservation systems, and is a prudent investment from both a business and...

November 2011 | PDF | 503 KB
This white paper reviews the trends and issues facing the many segments of the transportation industry from an enterprise asset management perspective. These include the rolling stock and vehicles managed by freight and logistic companies, private fleets,...

March 2010 | PDF | 357 KB
This white paper outlines solution requirements and technology best practices for the automation of complex asset life-cycle management for organizations that maintain complex assets. Examples include aircraft, aero-engines, locomotives and other complex,...

March 2010 | PDF | 453 KB

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