SEPA-Implementation – IT Transformation and Integration

A leading German IT-service provider for regional and federal banks had the job to implement SEPA Credit Transfer (CT) and SEPA Direct Debit (DD).

Objectives of the project

Creation of a feasibility study for possible implementation scenarios and introduction of the SEPA Credit Transfer as well as the SEPA Direct Debit.

Measurable & concrete results

  • Definition of requirements and functional concepts for the SCT and SDD
  • Creation of DV-concepts for the implementation of partial products for the integration in the existing hostbased systems-landscape of the IT-provider
  • Quality assurance and coordination of test cases and –scenarios for the SEPA readiness of the SCTand SDD
  • Supervision and project planning of internal and external resources
  • Integration of the enhancements after the going-live
  • Feasibility study regarding the implementation possibilities
  • Functional team meetings
  • Enlargement of the existing IT-landscape
  • Creation of test cases and –scenarios
  • Testing activities for the SCT and SDD
  • Coordination and error-handling during the test-phase
  • Coordination of the acceptance testing
  • Integration of SCT and SDD enhancements

Key success factors

BearingPoint´s project experience in payments and system analysis/ IT architecture as well as the long term experience in test management (test case definition and test coordination) from various other projects based on a solid identification and documentation of the necessary requirements and given system architecture during the creation phase of several DV-concepts as basis for the following testing and final implementation.