Alexandre Savard is a Senior Manager at GIRO, a leading maker of software solutions for public transport that supports more than 300 agencies in 27 countries. He is in charge of the International Business Development unit for Rail and Integrated Mobility. Mr. Savard is part of the UITP Combined Mobility Committee and the former Chair of Quebec’s Transport Association ITS Committee.
- June 11: Delivering innovative solutions for rail services and operations
Driving service quality and operational performance – it’s all in the dataThe public transport sector faces some pretty hefty challenges. Chief among them, delivering quality service with limited resources. All within a shifting mobility landscape grappling with increased urbanization, new services, economic pressures, and digitalization. Whether we like it or not, traditional operating practices are being disrupted and public transport is being redefined. How can you stay abreast of these rapid changes to effectively plan, manage, and optimize resources? Better yet, how can you make the most from the data at your disposal? One of the world’s largest rail operators recently developed an integrated resource management strategy to rethink its operational processes. It’s now using data in new ways to drive quality and operational excellence. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the technology that’s being deployed in an agile manner to achieve these ambitious goals.