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Every year more and more passengers are making a choice in favor of using trains and rail services because it is fast, affordable and safe! This is why the rail industry is facing big challenges in keeping up with growing demand and also making all processes safe and secure.
Railroads use both industry-adopted and railroad-specific operating procedures to enhance railroad safety and security.
These procedures cover areas such as employee responsibilities and training, train speeds, inspections, rail yard practices, locomotive operation, signaling equipment installation and other topics that directly and indirectly affect safety.
The term “Big Data” refers to the massive amounts of digital information that companies collect. Industry estimates the growth rate of data roughly doubles itself every two years, from 2500 Exabytes in 2012 to an expected 40,000 Exabytes in 2020. 
Most companies work hard to obtain valuable business information, which will then be used by different internal groups. However, once the data is received, the protection of this information becomes a priority and your business needs to ensure that there is no data lost or other system weaknesses.
Since PSA started 23 years ago in 1993, our knowledge and expertise in rail systems has grown tremendously through successful project completion time and time again. PSA has delivered over 144 projects during the last five years in four major areas of the rail industry: Platform, In-Cab Systems, Wayside and Back Office. To accomplish this feat, PSA engineers spent more than 141,000 hours in development and had over 1,500 hours of training. Continue Reading
You did it! You’ve imagined an amazing idea for a software product that is going to set the world on fire…and you cannot wait to see it being used. You are not alone, over 2,371 mobile apps are published each and every day.  That number does not include all the other embedded software and desktop applications. Where do you start if you are not a developer and have little experience at managing the development of a software program? How do you bring your vision to life, in a very competitive, ever changing market place?
As with any new inspiration, having a solid plan in place is crucial to developing a successful software product, the more work done up front will save time and money in the long run.