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Innovation and Insight Week

Innovation & Insight Week 2021

Our 15th annual Innovation & Insight event is now available to watch on-demand. We explored how financial services players are using technology innovatively to differentiate themselves in an increasingly competitive and challenging marketplace. We also announced our 2021 Model Award winners and published short case study videos for each initiative.



Cloud in continues to evolve at breakneck speed while making a steady and significant impact on financial services. Institutions are increasingly relying on cloud services and the cloud ecosystem to fuel innovation and adapt to ever-changing business needs.

Event Recap

Innovation & Insight Week 2021

2021 marked the 15th year of Celent’s Innovation & Insight event. This annual gathering celebrates excellence in technology innovation across the world of financial services, honoring the best-in-class technology for banks, insurers, wealth management, risk professionals, and market infrastructure.

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Upcoming Celent events

Celent's events include its flagship, annual Innovation & Insight Day, along with a selection of webinars and briefings led by our research analysts. These sessions offer expert opinions as our teams examine existing and future trends in functionality and technology in financial services.


Connect and learn from leading insurance industry executives, investors, and start-ups from across APAC from 16 – 17 June 2021 at InsureTech Con…


Join Nasdaq for a presentation of Celent's 2021 Market Infrastructure CIO Survey on June 17th at 10 am EDT. Brad Bailey, Research Director at Ce…


Join Max Ang, Insurance Analyst at Celent for the Analyst Allstars session on June 23. 9:05 am SST on June 23: Analyst Allstars. Leading fintec…


Businesses are more reliant than ever on digital tools like ERP and TMS to run their business and their books. But as the landscape becomes incr…

Model Awards Program

Celebrating the effective use of technology in financial services

Our Model Awards highlight financial institution initiatives with the best use of technology in Banking, Insurance, Wealth Management, Risk & Compliance, and Sell Side. The Awards are designed to answer the deceptively simple question:  What would it look like for a firm to do everything right with today’s technology?

Nominations for our 2022 program open July 1, 2021.

Celent news

Claims Journal

The report by Karlyn Carnahan, head of Celent’s North American property casualty practice, says insurers that purchased “stand-alone” software f…

Credit Union Times

In a recent survey from Celent, more than half of financial institutions reported they expect to run their systems in the cloud within the next…


A study by Celent found 45% of insurance CIOs identified heavy, disconnected and duplicative legacy systems as a key inhibitor to digital transf…

Finance Feeds

Brad Bailey, Research Director at Celent’s Capital Markets division, commented: “The changing face of the capital markets at a time of accelerat…

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