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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.


The opportunity and threat potential across capital markets is massive as new fintechs and incumbents bring new business models to market levera…


Solutions-focused roundtables for digital transformation professionals in banking & finance. A unique opportunity to have quality conversations…


The majority of credit unions are already offering their members online banking and various bill pay options. There is an ever-increasing variet…


Hosted by Santander Commercial Banking: Treasury Essentials Series Emerging trends in technology and globalization, as well as the drive for sta…

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.

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According to in-depth research by Celent, the digital sales capabilities of US financial institutions has grown rapidly since 2016. It’s typical…

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