Business Transformation in a fast-changing world means outpacing the competition and striving continuously for excellence in all things.
It is the result of serious and sustained effort. It is what drives successful organizations to achieve new heights, it is the declared goal of all economic activity. To understand what differentiates the truly successful from the rest, we have looked at what high-performing banks, credit unions have in common: without exception they have strong operational foundations: effective and agile processes, fit-for-purpose systems, talented and committed employees. Increasingly, digitalization is playing a key role in delivering value to customers with greater agility, efficiency and cost-effectiveness. And, of course, high-performing organizations rely on innovative and adaptive strategies that they can quickly operationalize and secure a commanding lead.
The foundations of a strong operational foundation are embodied in an organization’s Business Plan. It describes the elements that, collectively and coherently, deliver value to customers, internally and externally. It is strategy brought to life, the roots of your competitive advantage and your profitability and your success. The Operating Model is not a static construct it needs to be adapted constantly in line with emerging opportunities and changes taking place in your market. Change means developing and aligning your strengths to fully exploit a changing landscape. Stepping back, identifying trends and looking into the future reveals opportunities and risks. The goal of our Business Transformation mission is to support your bank or credit union on a journey that assures your success, now and in the future.
Strategy – Validation
To achieve your desired outcomes, your strategy needs to be understood at all levels of the organization, by every employee. Strategy needs to be brought to life it needs to be implemented so that it touches every process and every system. Together, we explore current and emerging market- challenges as well as the opportunities that are developing daily as the industry finds new ways of exploiting the value that digitalization has to offer. We identify strategic gaps and build a bridge between strategy and operations, step by step. We develop detailed projects and implementation plans. Progress is reviewed regularly in strategy review meetings. In this way we develop the most appropriate strategy working alongside you and accompany you through the transformation phase.
- Board & Executive Facilitation
- Tactical Planning
- New Market Planning
The goal is to ensure that all admin processes are as streamlined, lean and efficient as they can be, and this is particularly true of secondary processes that do not add value to customers directly. We analyze processes carefully to understand how they contribute to your strategic goals and how they can be improved to ensure your business remains competitive.
To optimize your value proposition, we first need to understand the details. It’s important to understand how your business is set up to deliver on its promise, which means we need to look closely at your processes and systems, from lending to retail, customer service to back office, and logistics to quality. The better your value-chain is integrated and performs in day-to-day business and the more it is aligned to your strategic aims, the more certain you can be of achieving your goals. Banks, credit unions, and fintech organizations need to work continuously to strengthen their competitive advantage. Small changes now can make a big difference in the future.
Strategies, processes, systems, organization these things are changing constantly. To overcome the challenges, which can include a profound cultural change, we need actions which are focused, which we implement in close collaboration. Not only must systems be developed that enable new processes, but all employees must be fully integrated into the transformation. Every employee must support the changes and breathe life into the change. In cases where an organization has made an acquisition of a system, fintech or another institution, we support all stages of integration.