Enabling Confident Technology Decisions in Financial Services

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Innovation & Insight Day 2023

March 29: Financial Institutions face a host of common challenges. Join us as we showcase real-life case studies of global firms that've used technology to tackle those challenges head-on and deliver impressive results. Organizations know that they need to effect change; at I&I Day, you can learn how the winners of our Model FI Awards have actually made it happen through a combination of video interviews and in-depth written case studies.

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Competitive advantage is increasingly driven by a financial institution’s ability to harness and monetize internal and external data. Pacesetters are creating new data-led products and services. In response, Celent is building a library of proprietary research to guide FIs in their quest for data-driven advantage.

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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.


Eiichiro Yanagawa will be speaking on IBA Japan Webinar about "Technology Revolutionizes Capital Markets Platforms in Japan. " Capital markets f…


For years financial institutions have talked about omnichannel engagement and removing friction as key to growing their wallet share and loyalty…


Today’s payment processing ecosystem forces banks and other payment processing service providers to rethink their strategy. Increased competitio…


FinovateEurope is back in London! This is your chance reconnect face-to-face with the fintech community and plot a course for the future. With 3…

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, Buy Side 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?

The nomination window for our 2023 program is now closed. Submissions for our 2024 program will open June 28, 2023 and close October 13, 2023.

Celent news


by Eiichiro Yanagawa, Senior Analyst, Celent


In a report published earlier this year, Celent referred to corporate-to-bank channel connectivity as a critical enabler for businesses as they…

Insurance Times

Craig Beattie, senior analyst with research and advisory firm Celent, explained "Mechanisms built into the sales process that allow for input on…

Computer Weekly

Celent analyst Gareth Lodge said it is positive that the FCA is looking into this as a regulator because “it’s best that they have a position be…

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