View all blog posts

RTL Z Cybersessies AI: AI helps NS 'solve the big puzzle'

To better understand what AI is and the positive impact it can have within a company, reporter Suzanne Blok visited NS. How do they use AI?
October 20, 2023

We often encounter artificial intelligence in our daily lives without being aware of it. A six-part series of mini-documentaries from the new RTL Z program Cybersessies AI takes a look at Dutch companies successfully implementing AI. This week's focus: the NS (Dutch Railways).

Steven Woudenberg, NS Data Lead, explains why AI is important for NS. "Our goal is to make the Netherlands sustainably accessible for everyone. This is quite a complex puzzle where AI is a significant help to us."

Watch the full report below to get a good understanding of how the NS utilises AI, from predicting train occupancy to the availability of public transport bicycles and optimising the timetable.

Cybersessies AI, a collaboration between Kickstart AI and RTL Z, is a weekly talk show hosted by Remy Gieling, founder of The series features various experts engaging in discussions about important topics within the world of AI. Tune in every Friday at 11:10 AM on RTL Z or check out the full Cybersessies AI Dossier online.

Check out the other minidocs in the series:

Receive Our Newsletter
Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form. Please try again.