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IT Priorities and Strategy 2023

Want to hear more about the current state of technology strategy and investment prioritization in the industry? Our webinar series covers the drivers of technology planning in the market today, and what this means for you within the competitive landscape in the coming year.

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Model Awards 2024

Your time is now to join our Model Awards 2024 winning cohort! FIs - get recognized for your extraordinary technology initiatives. Our nomination window closes October 13.

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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.


Empower your decision-making with critical references for choosing a robust and adaptable core insurance system. In this webinar series, we'll u…


The Singapore Actuarial Conference #SAC2023 will be held from 26 to 28 September 2023. 26 & 27 Sep (Day 1 & 2) will be held in-person at the San…


InsureTech Connect Las Vegas is the world's largest insurtech event - offering unparalleled access to the most comprehensive and global gatherin…

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? We announced our 2023 Model Award winners during our flagship Innovation & Insight event.

Submissions for our 2024 program are now open and close October 13, 2023.

Celent news

Asian Banking & Finance

By Eiichiro Yanagawa, Senior Analyst, Celent. The focus for financial and capital markets have shifted to a balancing act of monetary tightening…


Eiichiro Yanagawa, senior analyst for financial services at research firm Celent, says interoperability is a key technology for system moderniza…


Celent surveyed senior executives and their clients at 211 banks ranging in size from $50 billion in assets to over $500 billion and corporate e…

Insurance Innovation Reporter

By Andrew Schwartz, Insurance Analyst, Celent. Poised to become the largest consumer demographic in history, insurers need to take note of the u…

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