IT assessments, data communications strategy, systems integration
Jeff Barton is an Executive Consultant in the Information Technology Practice at Global Vision Group. He has an extensive track record of successfully developing key business strategies and translating them into pragmatic implementations. Jeff’s combination of skills and expertise has ensured successful project completions in transaction and payment processing, data communications strategy, procurement management, operational reviews, process improvement, fraud management, electronic trading, systems integration, and applications development. He has managed a series of global projects focusing on Visa commercial card enhanced data strategy and the design and development of a processing platform to underpin multinational data consolidation and reporting, lodge card matching, data warehousing and reporting, and the flow of XML invoicing across the T&E sector. Jeff has worked closely with travel agencies, car rental companies, and hotels to gather and match/merge information with financial transaction details, and with banks throughout Europe and the US to aid their understanding and implementation of processing solutions. Jeff was instrumental in assisting Visa Europe ensure the retention of many client commercial card relationships by developing a reporting solution to deliver multinational consolidated data. Jeff’s experience further includes: working with a global leader in travel transaction processing and data intelligence to review operational systems and processes; defining the requirements and procurement process for telephone-switching facilities for the British Royal Household; he also developed, managed and implemented trading via EDI for the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Jeff holds a BSc with Joint Honors in Computing and Electronics from the University of Durham, England, and an MBA from the Cranfield School of Management, England.