Endure, grow and thrive
in a changing world
How can you maintain profitability while lowering costs and adapting to economic and regulatory forces? With strategy, durability and a competitive edge.
In the banking sector, success hinges on the ability to remain resilient in the face of uncertainty and volatility. The global financial collapse of 2008 dealt a powerful blow to the global banking sector, and its effects have continued to reverberate worldwide. In this chapter of Australia’s banking story, the organisations that best respond and adapt to changes in the banking sector are the ones built to maintain buoyancy, even in the midst of uncertainty.
In an environment where loan markets have cooled, the cost of funding is high and the cash rate low, profit margins are squeezed. Well-capitalised banks in emerging markets are increasing competition, and therefore banks must implement innovative strategies that will enable them to succeed in a restrictive environment.
We work with clients across the retail, institutional and wealth management sectors to build the strategic competencies required to drive a competitive advantage. Our systems approach allows us to create cost-efficient, modern and dynamic banking enterprises that are built to weather drastic changes in the market—and deliver lasting improvements to the way you manage your business.
Ensemble works with clients in the banking industry to:
- Develop the rapid execution capability needed to deliver strategic technology and service innovations, helping you to outpace competitors
- Improve delivery capability of your resources to meet the costly demands of regulatory reform
- Align teams around delivery goals and ways of working together
- Create a language and culture of productivity leadership
- Maximise productivity in process management to deliver cost efficiency and achieve service excellence—which can then be reinvested into future value creation initiatives
- Leverage software and technology to support the processes that ensure maximum value delivery
- Examine resource capacity management and planning
- Provide project-planning assurance and project recovery services
Our areas of focus:
From risk assessment to client coverage to product development, expedite the chain of activity to ensure loan processing takes place reliably with ease, speed and efficiency.
Devise and institute a streamlined process to manage complexity, minimise wasted time and secure competitive advantage.
Install an intelligent and responsive system to ensure the ease of storage and retrieval of sensitive documents—with the peace of mind that your information is secure at every stage.
Sales Process Engineering
Formulate a comprehensive, end-to-end process for all points of management along the sales pipeline, from planning and prospecting through to execution.
Employ the technology and develop the processes to make best use of scarce resources, maintaining integrity of the Chinese walls.
Call Centre Optimisation
Make the most of your resource skill sets to maximise value flow and minimise cost-to-income ratio.
Simplify and standardise end-to-end methods and processes, so that you and your team develop new products in less time, on time, every time.
Deal Management Office
Reduce your turn time to negotiate, engineer and package deals.
Regulatory Compliance Processes
More easily navigate complex compliance processes with greater speed and lower cost.
IT Delivery Services
Repeatedly and reliably satisfy business partners by delivering requirements in full and on time.
Greater productivity, lasting transformation—
that’s the Ensemble Effect.
Our clients in the banking sector have enjoyed
- 100% improvements in productivity
- $5 million per month in realised cost savings
- Reduced analysis time per defect by 90%
Want to learn more? Take a look at a case study