Former Bankwest exec Matt Toohey is the new chief information officer at ME. Toohey replaces Craig Ralston, ME’s group executive of customer banking, who had been acting CIO since Mark Gay’s departure last November.
Bankwest isn’t embarking on a digital transformation because it’s trying to be ‘cool or trendy’ or do something different to its competitors. The transformation is “absolutely about survival” and making sure the bank can exist in an increasingly digital environment, says its tech boss Andy Weir.
Twenty-five per cent of CEOs will be looking at activity-based working (ABW) within two years, according to figures cited by Ed Cortis. And that’s likely to be a positive thing in most workplaces, the head of solution delivery at Bankwest told the Agile Australia conference this morning.