Open Source Software is present in many sectors since the last decades. But is now, when open systems are heralding a revolution in today's rail IT systems. Our paper Open For Business explores what this transition means for you and your end customers.
When thinking about rail open source technology, do you think is necessary to embrace this trend or can you rely on your own IT systems? The travel sector is one of the fastest moving and dynamic sectors and to quickly adapt, not only to the market but to your customer's changing needs, open source software plays a key role.
Shifting to open systems: the benefits
There are significant advantages from shifting to open systems in terms of greater agility and cost reduction. The benefits you can experiment include
- Greater innovation in rail
- Speed of response
- Enhanced systems accessibility and support
These benefits are key competitive weapons, and open systems together with the right rail software will be crucial in defining your commercial strategy, getting ready for tomorrow's travel.