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Major European Bank - Migration

Savantor's conversion expertise helps major bank migrate their European card portfolio to TSYS

Savantor assisted the bank's multi-national team with the migration of their European card portfolio onto the TSYS TS2 platform.

The bank selected Savantor for their knowledge and experience of similar card migrations.

Savantor undertook the following:

  • Responsible for planning and managing the delivery of the logic for the data mapping of the consumer and commercial card platforms.
  • Liaison between ATOS (old processor) and TSYS (new processor).
  • Design, build and implementation of the Data Verification activities required to check the data being converted for all rehearsals and live conversion.
  • Construction and management of the data exception process.

Geoff Durham, Executive Director at Savantor, believes that our expertise has brought significant value to numerous business critical programmes.

“Our consultants have been able to use their experience and knowledge of conversions such as this to reduce the potential risks and minimise the impacts on the business.

This experience has led to Savantor developing a track record of being involved in successful migrations across Europe.”

Features of this assignment:

  • Data conversion planning
  • Data mapping logic
  • Data verification design, build and implementation
  • Data exception planning and management
  • Project management
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"Savantor did an absolutely superb job for us on the Collections programme. The professionalism, hard work, courtesy and tenacity of their experts is a credit both to the individuals and to Savantor."

Peter O'Dea, Senior Manager - Collections Department - Permanent tsb bank - Ireland

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"This was a major business transformation that required us to build an excellent team made up of internal bank specialists, supported by external card business, technical and operations expertise. Savantor provided specialists from the local market and with international experience to fill a variety of important roles. The Savantor resourcing team are professional, reliable and good people to work with."

Ricardo Gomez, Director - Operations & Technology - WiZink Bank - Spain

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"OP-Pohjola Group has used Savantors help in numerous different specialist projects differing from risk assessment to management tool creation to transaction analysis. We have been very satisfied by the quality of the service provided by Savantor's experts."

Kai Lindstrom, Head of Acquiring - OP-Services Ltd - Finland

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"Savantor did a good job in helping us understand the dynamics of a key growth area for Trionis. Savantor's ability to listen and their degree of commitment have always impressed me. They have been of great help in providing us important market insights and I would not hesitate to work with them again in future."

Ernst Verbeek, Managing Director - Trionis - Belgium

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"Execution at its best. We're delighted that this project has been truly outstanding and received an award from 'The Banker'. Savantor provided crucial expertise that helped us keep all our promises in terms of delivery. The scheduling, planning and control regime throughout was excellent."

Chris Mason, Director - Commercial Cards EMEA - Citi - UK

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"OP-Pohjola Group has used Savantor in both acquiring and issuing for platform/service provider research, RFI/RFP processes and subsequent contract negotiations. Savantor's approach and commitment have always been very professional and transparent. They have been of great help for the company in providing us important insights and background information beyond vendors sales speeches."

Kai Lindstrom, Head of Acquiring - OP-Services Ltd - Finland

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"Savantor brought an effective blend of European acquirer market expertise and transaction processing solution design. Their experts quickly forged strong working relationships with our team. We enjoyed working with them to create our future acquirer strategy."

Mikko Hyttinen, SVP - Lending Services - OP-Pohjola Group - Finland

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