“All Change”

The impact of the Queen’s speech, the Williams Review and Brexit on the Rail sector. Despite the fact that the Williams Review is yet to be published, we were given a glimpse of what to expect in the State Opening of Parliament last month. For the...

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Digital Twins

Over this past year or so, an increasing number of conversations with Rail and Infrastructure Clients have been around Digital Engineering, and in particular, Digital Twins (a Digital Twin is a digital representation of a physical asset, process, or system, as well as the engineering...

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The Digital ‘Trainsformation’

This month, I’d like to share some thoughts on digital transformation within Rail. Clients are now more focused on the need for Tech and Operations to work closer together, enabling them to effectively and accurately manage, monitor, and maintain their assets to support real-time decision-making. For...

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INDUSTRY V 4.0

Without wanting to state the obvious, we are in the midst of a significant digital transformation. Even though some dismiss ‘Industry 4.0’ as ‘marketing noise’ or ‘vapour’, shifts are happening across a number of sectors which deserve our attention. While many organizations may still be in...

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Rail People Moves: November 2018

The following appointments have all taken place during the last few months, covering the full breadth of the wider Rail marketplace. If you would like to discuss the Rail marketplace or how Norman Broadbent can help your business, please contact Nick Behan on nick.behan@normanbroadbentinterim.com or +44 (0) 0207...

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Getting Britain Building …

With projects worth £600bn in the pipeline, the Government announces a decade of building A massive £600 billion investment for UK roads, hospitals, and schools was announced this week. The government’s National Infrastructure and Construction Pipeline Plan has revealed the vast scale of planned and current...

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