Data Analytics is about collecting, structuring and analysing data in order to gain insights and inform decision-making. It covers tools and techniques across disciplines such as statistics, computer science and machine learning to extract knowledge and insights from data.
When looking specifically at the rail and wider public transportation network, data analytics has significant potential to optimise a wide range of processes and improve decision-making to ultimately improve efficiency, safety and the overall customer experience.
These data sources may originate from a wide variety of devices, services and systems. In fact, many organisations don’t fully understand how many data sources they have in total, their level of complexity, the data sets within them or how to make use of them as part of a data or business intelligence project. When delivering such projects, it is common to start with quite simple and limited proof of concepts. IJYI and ITAL have worked together and delivered several engagements across rail and tram operators.
Some of the top uses for Data Analytics in this sector include:
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