Enabling Confident Technology Decisions in Financial Services

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Customer Engagement

The notion that the customer comes first seems blindingly obvious, but truly executing against that simple saying is an area where many financial institutions have historically fallen short. But new developments – Covid, Big Tech, and Fintech/Insurtech – mean that lip service is no longer sufficient. Financial institutions must deliver exceptional experiences to their customers, in real-time, and remotely.

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Model Awards 2022

Every year, we recognize excellence in the usage of technology through our Model Insurer, Model Bank, Model Risk Manager, Model Wealth Manager, Model Sell Side, and Model Buy Side Awards. Please submit your nominations by October 15, 2021.



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.

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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.


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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?

Nominations for our 2022 program are now open. The deadline to submit is October 15, 2021.

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Recent research from Celent found cloud-based data analytics technology will be the top investment priority for CIOs between now and 2025.

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