OPTIMISATION | 21-03-2023
Profit-Based Optimisation of Rolling Stock RotationsRailway operators want to use their resources in the most efficient way. So they look for tools that are capable of producing operational plans, such as rolling stock rotations, automatically and in an optimised way. SISCOG's algorithmics team was challenged to provide VIA Rail Canada algorithmic su…
SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT | 19-05-2022
"What is the Matrix?" - The Client is in the TeamA demanding client, a fixed budget and a tight deadline, a staff planning and optimisation solution that needed to be amazing, and common points with the movie The Matrix… Discover this and more in the latest SISCOG Blog by André Morais and Bruno Grilo.
SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY | 29-03-2022
Skills-based volunteering at a rehab centreVolunteering work is always needed and very much appreciated. And basically anyone can do it, no matter what limitations, possibilities or knowledge they possess. And it is exactly the latter, namely a somewhat differentiated knowledge, that Ricardo Saldanha put to use in helping a drug and alcohol…
SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT | 31-01-2022
The Challenges of LanguageAs a software developer aimed at the global market, we have to overcome different challenges to effectively communicate with users. This article unfolds the intricate ecosystem of different languages in software development due to different backgrounds, countries, and companies.
LIFE @SISCOG | 17-11-2021
The next great experiment: blended workHighly disruptive events like a pandemic happen once in a generation, if so. And with them, new demands and expectations emerge and push us to new dimensions and experiences. This is about how bold we were.
SUSTAINABILITY | 31-08-2021
European Green Deal and the future of EU railway2021 is the European Year of Rail, a European Commission initiative part of the European Green Deal that highlights the benefits of rail as a sustainable, smart and safe transport. The EU is committed to becoming the first climate neutral continent by 2050. Digitalization plays a fundamental role.
Life @SISCOG | 24-06-2021
An out of the office internshipJoão Teixeira, intern at SISCOG, shares his view about his first professional experience away from the traditional workplace and the impacts on his professional and personal growth path. Find out what were the positive takeouts of such an unusual situation.
Development | 23-06-2020
Le Grand JetéAlthough not immediately obvious, an Agile practitioner is basically a ballet dancer. Both require adopting a philosophy based on rehearsal, consistency, and focus not on the process but rather on the value that can be built for the audience or, in our case, the client.