Avoiding the Cascading Technology Trap

As the railroad industry is going through its digital transformation—such as implementing broadband communications and applications that leverage Cloud technologies, including Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) for operational and commercial purposes—we are finding there is a clear lag in the deployment of technologies vs. what technologies enable. We call this the cascading technology trap or “The Trap”: Technologies are evolving at a significantly faster pace than the ability of organizations to adapt.

Now On Line: Railway Age’s February Digital Edition

The February 2021 issue of Railway Age is now available digitally, covering topics from hydrogen fuel cell locomotives to Big Data and showcasing the Honorees of our 20 Under 40 program.