Gerald Schinagl | Digital Innovation Manager
ÖBB Austrian Federal Railways

Gerald Schinagl, Digital Innovation Manager, ÖBB Austrian Federal Railways

Gerald started his career in the media-field, programming software to deal with the archiving of multimedia data and advanced to the role of an enterprise architect in the aviation industry. A main project was the introduction of the collaborative decision making process and connecting IT-Tools & Analytics for Vienna International Airport. At the Austrian Federal Railway (ÖBB) Gerald works in the field of innovation and prototyping, specialising in data in its various aspects. This includes Classic Data, Big Data, Data Science, Predictive Analytics and Cognitive Analysis for various business segments in the ÖBB – Group as well as Blockchain and Distributed Ledgers. The new established department of Digital Innovations (branded DIGI@ttack) was planned and designed by him and his team and he now is co-heading this autonomous and evolutionary Organisation that is responsible for operational digitalization across the group, to drive the company towards the goal of a digital railway.


Rail Live 2020 - 1st April @ 13:00

PANEL: Making rail the competitive choice with digital transformation

  • What is the goal of a digital transformation in rail – and is automation the holy grail?
  • Which technologies can unlock opportunities for true digital transformation? Discussing everything from blockchain, IOT, augmented reality and RFID
  • How can operators, infrastructure networks and industry partners enable international collaboration, standardisation and coordinated innovation?

Rail Live 2020 - 1st April @ 15:30

Developing innovative training programs with Virtual and Augmented Reality

  • Implementing VR and AR as corner stones of our training process: sharing our new training processes
  • Understanding the impact on the success of training with different parts of the business
  • Changing minds: getting buy in to develop a new training methodology
last published: 02/Mar/20 09:25 GMT

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