Dublin, Ireland, 14th March 2011 – Bayberry Consulting, a Dublin-based business strategy and marketing consulting firm today announced the completion of its project to advise on the delivery of a Payments and Reconciliation Solution to the Department of Social Protection. The Department is the largest issuer of payments in Ireland, processing more than 84 million transactions in 2009. The new Payments and Reconciliation Platform (PARP) automates the reconciliation of the payments from the Department”s Payment Schemes and its agencies including Bank of Ireland and An Post. The project was nominated for its excellence in Ireland”s 2010 eGovernment awards.

In December 2007, Bayberry was awarded a contract to provide business advisory support for the implementation phase culminating in the completion of the project. Bayberry”s role was to identify and help to realise the business benefits of the platform. It also provided a team of experts to advise on programme management and to deliver business process re-engineering and acceptance testing. In past project phases, Bayberry has worked closely with the Department developing a business case for the project, designing the payments reconciliation solution, and providing business consultancy. The core technical solution is based on Fiserv”s (FASDAQ:FISV) Accurate NXG platform, with Fujitsu as solution providers.

Brian O”Raghallaigh, Assistant Secretary, Department of Social Protection, says “this project online casinos is a strategically important deployment of enterprise software and will be integral in providing the flexibility required for our payments strategy going forward. Bayberry has been involved with this project over a number of years and contributed significantly to its development and success.”

About Bayberry

Bayberry is a banking and business strategy consultancy. We help companies in the financial services, High-tech, and B2B sectors to succeed in their chosen markets. We are driven by a passion for applying our learning to deliver and share in client success – a hallmark that distinguishes us in all our work. We combine the best of thought leadership from the business strategy world with the world-class skills in delivery and execution. Our team has backgrounds in high-tech marketing, business strategy, program delivery, and banking technology.

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