Now in their 18th year, Banking Technology Awards have become established as the premier event recognising excellence, innovation and the use of IT in banking and financial services.

The winners in each category are chosen by our expert panel of judges from across the industry.

Who are the shortlisted candidates for 2017?

Best Tech Overhaul Project

  • Allied Irish Bank - Payments transformation programme
  • Bigbank - NEST – a modern banking information system
  • Deutsche Bank  – Client connectivity rationalisation
  • HSBC - HSBC Technology
  • India Post - World’s largest core banking transformation at India Post
  • Rabobank - TAPIR project, overhaul of debit card payment environment
  • Santander - Santander Technology
  • Saxo Bank - OpenAPI
  • Schroders - S3
  • Zions Bancorporation - TCS BaNCS

Best Use of Emerging or Innovative Technology

Best Use of Emerging or Innovative Technology is supported by IBM, whose industry-leading augmented intelligence capabilities help you make the most of all available data—both inside and outside your organisation—to fuel new offerings and processes that learn from experience and get better over time.

  • BKM - DevOps Transition
  • ClearBank - ClearBank
  • Discount Bank Israel - In-app AI based chatbot “DiDi”
  • Emirates NBD & ICICI Bank - EdgeVerve blockchain framework
  • Idea Bank S.A. - Happy Miles
  • JPMorgan – Global Research Technology (GRT): Machine Learning based News Filter
  • Lloyds Banking Group - Lloyds Banking Group partnership with Signly
  • Lloyds Banking Group - Virtual reality at assesment centres
  • Mitsubishi UFJ NICOS  - USP Lab – Unicage
  • Santander Technology - OMRT Chatbot

Best Fintech Partnership

Best Fintech Partnership is supported by IFF Training, the world’s leading provider of financial training.

  • DBS Bank and Nest - DBS Accelerator
  • Deutsche Bank and Deposit Solutions - Cooperation with Deutsche Bank
  • HSBC and Avoka - COREDOCS – Customer onboarding commercial banking
  • Digibank and Kasisto, Inc. - KAI Banking
  • Payment Cloud Technologies and Change Account - bank.VISION
  • Santander and Kabbage - Kabbage & Santander working capital loans
  • Santander and Tradeshift - Santander and Tradeshift
  • Strands and CBA - CBA Loop
  • Trustly Group and Avanza – Trustly and Avanza
  • UBS wealth management and FinChat Technology - Banking-goes-Social

Best Use of Biometrics

  • Cecabank - Online signature verification (OSV)
  • CTBC Bank - Cardless solution via finger-vein
  • Gesa Credit Union - Verifast palm authentication
  • TSB - Iris recognition technology

Best Use of IT in Private Banking/Wealth Management

  • Alior Bank - Account Open App
  • ICICI Bank - Private Banking
  • JPMorgan - Global Research Technology (GRT): Hibiscus Portfolio Management Toolkit (PMT)
  • Mercury Capital Advisors - Mercury iFunds
  • Nedbank Private Wealth - Nedbank private wealth app
  • Pilatus Bank - ARX
  • UBS - UBS SmartWealth

Best Use of IT in Retail Banking

Best Use of IT in Retail Banking is supported by Ovum, a research and consulting firm focused on helping digital service providers and their technology partners thrive in the connected digital economy.

  • Absa Bank - Hierarchy management system
  • Alior Bank - Video verification
  • Bank Millennium Poland - Moto insurance
  • Barclays Africa Group – International payments
  • DBS Bank - Video teller machine
  • DBS Bank - Cash processing centre (CPC) project
  • Lloyds Banking Group - Tablets into branch
  • Piraeus Bank - Remote cashier
  • PurePoint Financial - PurePoint Financial
  • Santander Technology - Neo CRM

Best Use of IT in Corporate Banking

  • ABN AMRO - IBAS global trade finance factory
  • Deutsche Bank - The dbCAR
  • HSBC - Coredocs – customer onboarding commercial banking
  • National Australia Bank & Fraedom – FlexiPurchase

Best Use of IT in Treasury and Capital Markets

  • Akbank - ATLAS
  • Barclays Africa Group - Illumination
  • Tacirler - Intellect OneMARKETS
  • Credit Suisse - User defined model (UDM)
  • Deutsche Bank - dbCAR
  • Deutsche Bank - dbPalace

Best Use of IT for Lending

  • Akbank - Commercial loan application
  • Alior Bank - M-installments
  • Atom Bank - IRESS MSO (Mortgage Sales and Originations)
  • Barclays Africa Group - ESD Ecosystem
  • Credit Suisse - iCredit
  • CTBC Bank - Online loan
  • Deutsche Bank - Phoenix Locates
  • IDFC India – TCS BaNCS for lending
  • OakNorth Bank - OakNorth goes live with nCino
  • OTR Company - Qiwi Group: Sovest loan origination factory
  • QNB Finansbank - e-Credit

Best Digital Initiative

  • Alior Bank - New mobile and internet banking from Alior Bank
  • Bank Millennium Poland - Moto insurance
  • DBS Bank - Video teller machine
  • Deutsche Bank and HCL - Deutsche Bauhaus
  • Hellenic Bank – Open banking project
  • Munnypot - Five Degrees
  • PurePoint Financial - PurePoint Financial
  • Saxo Bank - SaxoTraderGO
  • Sberbank of Russia - Cash-in-Transit services

Best Mobile Initiative

Best Mobile Initiative is supported by Ovum, a research and consulting firm focused on helping digital service providers and their technology partners thrive in the connected digital economy.

  • Alawwal Bank - Mobile banking application
  • AXIS Securities India - TCS BaNCS – Axis Securities transformation
  • Banco BPI - Mobile personalized assistance and communication feed
  • Bank Millennium Poland - Moto insurance
  • KBC Bank Ireland - Instant mobile on-boarding
  • Letshego – BlueBox
  • Oakam - Oakam Grow
  • PayKey - PayKey
  • Sberbank - Tips in Sberbank Online
  • UBS – FinChat Technology Banking-goes-Social

Top Digital Innovation

  • Alior Bank - Lounge & Digital Wall
  • Atom Bank - Digital mortgages
  • BBVA Colombia - BBVA Wallet
  • Discount Bank Israel - In-app AI based chatbot “DiDi”
  • Finastra and Moroku - Personal financial management with gamification
  • Hellenic Bank – Open banking project
  • JPMorgan - Global Research Technology (GRT): Portfolio Insights (PI)
  • Lloyds Banking Group - Virtual reality at assesment ventres
  • Nordea Bank - Open banking portal

Best Use of Cloud

  • Barclays - Single automated DevOps platform
  • Barclays Africa Group – NovoFX
  • ClearBank - ClearBank
  • Colombo Stock Exchange - OneMARKETS order management on cloud
  • JPMorgan - ICES
  • JPMorgan - Manta
  • Morgan Stanley - Treadmill
  • OakNorth – OakNorth’s migration to the cloud
  • Santander Openbank - Santander Openbank relaunch

Best Consumer Payments Initiative

Best Consumer Payments Initiative is supported by Ovum, a research and consulting firm focused on helping digital service providers and their technology partners thrive in the connected digital economy.

  • Barclays Africa Group - DebiCheck
  • DBS Bank - DBS multi-currency Visa debit card
  • Discount Bank Israel - Voice activated P2P money transfers via Apple’s “Siri”
  • Econet and Steward Bank - EcoCash save and loans powered by mobiquity® Money
  • Eurobank - Eurobank masterpass wallet
  • GPS and Revolut – Revolut Global Money App powered by GPS
  • Santander Technology - Siri Payments
  • Santander Technology - Global Pay
  • SONECT - Virtual ATM

Best Corporate Payments Initiative

Best Corporate Payments Initiative is supported by Ovum, a research and consulting firm focused on helping digital service providers and their technology partners thrive in the connected digital economy.

  • Banco BPI - BPI confirming: digital supply chain finance
  • Barclays Africa Group - International payments
  • Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce - Payments services hub
  • CTBC Bank - GPI service/M-Pass
  • Hellenic Bank - Open banking project
  • Liberis and Modulr - E-money platform
  • Saxo Payments - Saxo payments banking circle virtual IBAN
  • Sberbank of Russia - Corporate card and corporate credit card
  • TEB - SMS customs duty payment

Best Use of Data

  • Barclays Africa Group - PocketFlow
  • Barclays Africa Group – Illumination
  • CTBC Bank – ASAP big data marketing platform
  • Deutsche Bank - Depot global transaction data
  • Dubai Islamic Bank – AI-driven real-time enterprise-wide fraud management
  • HSBC Holdings - Topological data analysis for data-driven pseudo-customer segmentation in AML using Ayasdi
  • JPMorgan - Global Research Technology (GRT): Long-Term Capital Market Assumptions (LTCMAs)
  • JPMorgan - DynaPipe
  • Mitsubishi UFJ NICOS - USP Lab – Unicage
  • Morgan Stanley - MSET TCE
  • Royal Bank of Scotland - Transforming business decisions through data
  • Ziraat Bank – Best operation center innovation project Turkey

Best Use of RegTech

  • Consumer Profile Bureau - KYC
  • Federal Bank - Unified platform for fraud and AML
  • Hawthorn Life - Invest | GRC
  • Holvi - ComplyAdvantage
  • HSBC Holdings - Topological data analysis for data-driven pseudo-customer segmentation in AML using Ayasdi
  • Pockit - Pockit Bank and Onfido
  • Santander Consumer Bank - Deployment of ABACUS/Transactions for MMSR compliance
  • Sberbank of Russia - Quick refusal technology in account reservation future
  • UBS SmartWealth - Finantix smartKYC
  • VTB24 - Diasoft Flextera

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Editor’s Choice

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