Network Rail – Making the best use of your data

WISE Ten Steps: Understanding the starting point

Network Rail is a public-sector organisation responsible for managing the UK’s railway infrastructure. With over 43,000 staff it is one of the biggest employers in the country. The company has been closely monitoring data around gender balance since 2014 and recognises that this is crucial for tracking progress. In its bid to understand its starting point Network Rail has collected data across a wide range of metrics. This has helped it to identify hurdles, create solutions, and measure progress.

This case study looks at the organisation’s D&I work to date; the types of data collected; how often this is done; and how the numbers have informed the company’s targets.

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