L.B. Foster Netpractise

L.B. Foster Netpractise is a specialist software developer for rail, banking, public sector and transit applications.

We are experts in inspirational technology innovations that enhance operational performance and deliver peace of mind.

Our performance critical software solutions fulfil an essential role in keeping your world moving.

L.B. Foster Netpractise operates from its dedicated design and development centre in Lincoln.

L.B. Foster Netpractise

We are a specialist technology developer providing asset management and asset maintenance solutions, customer flow, wayfinding, operational and customer information system solutions. Our solutions are used in hospitals, by local authorities and in banks, as well as by major logistics, rail and bus operators.

Our expert development team anticipates the future of technology, designing for tomorrow. We create solutions that help smooth people’s journeys, borne of our extensive experience in the science of wayfinding. And we partner with customers to develop bespoke, collaborative solutions that are fit for purpose.

Business history

Software development - Netpractise

In 2013, Netpractise, a digital signage provider became part of the TEW Engineering Group who were their partner delivering Operational Information Systems to over 400No screens in Train Stations for Network Rail. The resulting acquisition enabled the business to deliver hardware and software sections into a variety of markets previously been managed by Netpractise from their office in Lincoln.

A few years on, L.B Foster Netpractise is a larger business, staffed by skilled developers and project managers from new offices in Lincoln, and are also enabled with its development arm in India. L.B. Foster Netpractise’s portfolio now include more than Digital Media solutions and have a supporting asset management & maintenance solution called the “Anatomy Suite”. Its solutions now look after assets in over 200,000 community association houses in UK; deliver media to screen in Bank of China branches, manage queues in Virgin ticket offices and much more.