Success Story Bendigo and Adelaide Bank

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Business Objectives




39% productivity
gains

Effectively measure and manage productivity

Employee satisfaction
from increased flexibility

Enable a flexible, transparent workforce

Elimination of
time-consuming data entry into spreadsheets

Enable proactive planning and capacity management

About Bendigo Bendigo and Adelaide Bank

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank is Australia’s fifth largest retail bank, with more than 7,200 staff helping its 1.85 million customers to achieve their financial goals.

The Bank operates the following brands; Adelaide Bank, Rural Bank, Delphi Bank, Alliance Bank, Leveraged and Bendigo Bank via more than 500 branches nationwide, including more than 320 community-owned and operated Community Bank branches.

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank’s vision is to be Australia’s bank of choice, by feeding into the prosperity of customers and their communities.

Previous methods used did not provide clear visibility of team members or support proactive capacity planning or availability. Reporting was very reactive, and the data that was being collected did not measure productivity or utilisation.

Workware from ActiveOps was selected for two reasons. Firstly, it was deemed the most flexible solution to cater to a wide range of operations teams, and secondly, due to the willingness of the ActiveOps implementation team to deliver a tailored programme.

The ability to link to existing systems without the need to replace or implement an alternative BPM solution was also considered a major advantage of Workware.

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A group of employees working together on a computer in the office.

Large Quotations“One of the main benefits of self implementation was having someone from within our business running the project. Having insight into the culture made it easier to provision for challenges in advance, and we were able to easily build rapport with stakeholders. Given the solutions from ActiveOps revolve around a different way of doing things, there will always be pockets of resistance. Having someone from within the organisation helping facilitate the change process meant those resistant to change felt less threatened as they were brought through the process by someone within the organisation that understood the culture familiar to them.”

Joseph Spagnolo, Project Implementation Manager, Bendigo and Adelaide Bank

Implementing Workware


Workware from ActiveOps was selected as the most flexible solution as well as for the willingness of the ActiveOps implementation team to work with the Bank to deliver a tailored programm

The implementation of Workware was undertaken by the Bank’s own operations team, with support from ActiveOps when needed.




Benefits Overview

A breakdown of team member, leader, aand business benefits.


Business Benefits

  • Productivity gains of up to 39%
  • Planning volumes week-on-week and the ability to review time spent on diverted tasks
  • FTE saving utilised in growth areas to provide support towards the execution of strategic initiatives
  • Cross-utilisation of staff across brands and teams
  • Improved employee satisfaction due to more flexible working conditions

Team Member Benefits

  • Workware enables home working as productivity, working hours and tasks completed are visible and able to be reviewed by managers
  • Workware provides team members with the autonomy to manage their own work and be effective with their own time
  • Team members can re-adjust work allocation with their manager
  • Increased motivation to use spare time effectively

Team Leader Benefits

  • Real-time visibility and transparency of staff with intraday productivity levels and FTE planning
  • A single view of team whereabouts and current status. For example, if team members are away from desk, in a meeting, contributing to a project, etc.
  • Elimination of time-consuming data entry into spreadsheets
  • Easier planning and forecasting team workload allocations
  • Clearer and detailed real time reports, showing what tasks team members are spending their time on, and which processes can be improved
  • Real-time attendance and productivity data that can be used to discuss with staff who have performance or attendance issues
  • Easier development of business proposals using data from Workware
About ActiveOps

At ActiveOps we’ve conquered operations management. Our platform simplifies complexity and can boost productivity by 15-25% and higher, unleashing your operation’s potential. Our technologies expose a 360 view of your digital and human operations — including remote workers. Make clear, data-informed decisions. Attack your most complex issues at scale. Amplify and accelerate your operations management and make the move towards operational excellence.

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Workers at a team meeting.

Workware from ActiveOps was selected as the most flexible solution as well as for the willingness of the ActiveOps implementation team to work with the Bank to deliver a tailored programme

Joseph Spagnolo, Project Implementation Manager, Bendigo and Adelaide Bank

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