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The remote audit and its long-term viability for business

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Business audits including, regulatory, compliance, internal, external and every other type of audit including inspection, have been thrust into becoming 'remote and virtual'.

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John Mills
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Technology is evolving with the Onboard Data Centre

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Prior to the Onboard Data Centre, traditional train technology companies such as Nomad Digital have been installing connectivity hardware onboard. The problem is every application added to the train possesses similarities, whether this is obtaining its own hardware or discrete network - increasing the quantity of connectivity hardware on-board.

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Sam Taylor
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Security-as-a-Service (SaaS) – why businesses should take it seriously

Security as a Service

In the rail industry, the majority of equipment installed tends to have a long product lifecycle. Take for example your central Communications Control Unit (CCU), they will last up to 10 years on average and are considered to be a valuable asset, handling the communication between the train and shoreside infrastructure.

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Sam Taylor
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Smart Safety

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Thermal cameras can be an effective tool used worldwide to reignite the public transport industry, whilst fighting the spread of Covid-19. Measurements happen in real-time, no physical contact is needed, and data can be obtained from behind the scenes.

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Sam Taylor
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How Remote Online Condition Monitoring (ROCM) is influencing the Railway Industry

Maintenance within railway has evolved considerably, influenced by technology, globalisation and the awareness that we have limited resources.

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Sam Taylor
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The evolution of WiFi

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WiFi has very quickly become an integral part of people’s daily lives. We’ve come to expect it at home, work and in public areas. We are used to being and staying connected and will rely on WiFi to do everyday tasks such as checking emails, finding directions and posting on social media

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Sam Taylor
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Why the high value of connectivity can’t be ignored on the trains

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Whilst temporally stopping life as we know it, causing devastation on a personal and economic level, COVID19 has exposed a positive in the high value that good digital connectivity brings to our lives.

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Jeremy Haskey
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“Let’s ditch our head office to save some cash”

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This temporary move towards home working has been accepted well but lest we forget that as humans in general, we enjoy the sociality of coming together and I don’t see this changing much going forwards and no doubt, as a workforce, I sense people will want to go from having to be apart, to wanting to be together again.

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Nick Camara
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