The implementation of this project using "cloud technologies" and mobile applications for iOS and Android operating systems will ensure the availability of technical information for employees of the company anywhere in the world and at any time of the day.
Director of the Center for Scientific and Technical Information and Analysis of JSC "NC "KTZ" Natalia Smolyanova spoke about the functioning of the Automated System for Controlling Scientific and Technical Information providing through the corporate network access to the fund of scientific and technical information, normative and technical documentation, video products.
"The Automated System for Controlling Scientific and Technical Information allowed not only to automate virtually all processes for each of the activities of our Center (as rationalization, information, publishing, museum), but it is also a unique fount of knowledge", N. Smolyanova noted.
The automated system consists of constantly updated databases. They include electronic textbooks, books, illustrated manuals, thematic collections, analytical reviews, full-text articles on topical subjects of the railway industry from periodicals of more than 70 titles, training video films, normative and technical documentation, information sheets on the best technical and technological developments of iron roads of neighboring countries and much more.
As N. Smolyanova noted, the company became the first company to use such an information system on the space of the railways of OSJD member countries. A number of railways administrations of the Organization show interest in the exchange of experience in the field of automation of information processes. In the future, it is planned to integrate the the Automated System for Controlling Scientific and Technical Information of JSC "NC "KTZ" with a single search system of OSJD for the exchange of scientific and technical information between member states of the Organization.
We note that at present the book fund of technical libraries of the Company has about 800 thousand pieces of technical literature, more than 100 titles of periodicals. Next year, literature of priority items will be purchased, such as the SAP system, business transformation, IT-technologies, logistics, personnel management and other technological literature.
"The introduction of new information technologies contributes to the processes of improving the skills and self-improvement of company's employees, contributes to improving the efficiency of operations", the Head of the Center for Scientific and Technical Information and Analysis of Companies said.