Published Date: November 05, 2013
Awards Recognize Innovative Excellence in the Retail Banking Industry
DENVER, November 5, 2013: BAI and Infosys today announced the winners of the 2013 BAI – Finacle Global Banking Innovation Awards. Now in its third year, the prestigious global awards program recognizes innovation in the retail banking industry. This year’s winners received their awards at a special ceremony today at the BAI Retail Delivery Conference in Denver, Colo.
The winning financial services companies were chosen from more than 200 entries from over 30 countries for breakthrough innovations that positively impact customers. They were selected by the Innovation Circle Judging Panel, a distinguished international group of prominent industry thought-leaders and retail banking professionals. Awards were presented in each of the following categories: Product and Service Innovation, Channel Innovation, Innovation in Internal Process Improvement, Innovation in Societal and Community Impact, Disruptive Innovation in Banking, Honorable Mention for Disruptive Business Model, and Most Innovative Bank of the Year.
“This year’s winners set a high bar for what can be achieved through innovation in improving the customer experience and access to services,” says Debbie Bianucci, president and chief executive officer of BAI. “Whether it is introducing a new payment platform or designing products specifically for underbanked customers, their creativity and originality can inspire us all. We congratulate these banks on their achievements and look forward to future innovations from these leaders and other financial services companies around the world.”
According to Haragopal Mangipudi, Global Head – Finacle, Infosys: “These are great examples of forward-thinking institutions. They deserve accolades for delivering innovative and pragmatic solutions that better customer experience. As our work and research clearly shows, there is a fascinating shift taking place. Consumers are demanding convenience, speed and personalization – along with competitively priced products. Institutions that are slow to respond to these market drivers risk being overtaken in an ever increasingly competitive market.”
To learn more about the 2013 BAI – Finacle Global Banking Innovation Awards and nominations for the 2014 awards, please visit www.baiglobalinnovations.com.
BAI is the financial services industry’s partner for breakthrough information and intelligence needed to innovate and stay relevant in an evolving marketplace. For more than 85 years, BAI has focused on advancing the industry by offering unbiased education and research. BAI’s offerings are as diverse as the industry and include premier events such as BAI Retail Delivery Conference & Expo, groundbreaking research and performance metrics, professional learning and development programs, and in-depth editorial coverage through BAI Banking Strategies. For more information, visit www.bai.org.
Infosys is a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing solutions. As a proven partner focused on building tomorrow’s enterprise, Infosys enables clients in more than 30 countries to outperform the competition and stay ahead of the innovation curve. With $7.4bn in annual revenues and 155,000+ employees, Infosys provides enterprises with strategic insights on what lies ahead. We help enterprises transform and thrive in a changing world through strategic consulting, operational leadership and the co-creation of breakthrough solutions, including those in mobility, sustainability, big data and cloud computing.
Visit www.infosys.com to see how Infosys (NYSE: INFY) is Building Tomorrow’s Enterprise® today.
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