More on the Innovations Moving Financial Services Forward
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BAI Banking Strategies Articles
April 8, 2019
As a BAI Global Innovation Awards judge, Amy Radin is seeking problem-solving breakthroughs as practical as they are incredible.
Mar. 11, 2019
The challenges may seem limitless. But the potential to meet them is endless. It’s time to recognize breakthroughs that make a difference.
Oct. 19, 2018
While typical competitions culminate with the presentation of shiny trophies, BAI Beacon 2018 put a twist on the formula by, in essence, giving event attendees the chance to take home a portion of the spoils, including a series of sessions on applying learnings from BAI Global Innovation Awards winners led by innovation expert and FinTech Forge managing director JP Nicols.
Aug. 31, 2018
USAA’s award-winning banking innovation flies above the rest—literally. The San Antonio, Texas-based financial institution is a co-winner for Innovation in Societal and Community Impact in this year’s BAI Global Innovation Awards.
Aug. 29, 2018
Since the first BAI Global Innovation Awards were presented in 2011, the program’s focus has shifted from simply having BAI honor the winners, to having the winners honor their achievements by sharing what they’ve learned about innovation in action—and how they got there.
July 30, 2018
What domestic banks learn from global leaders, they can apply to breakthroughs that in turn change the world.
July 18, 2018
Finalists for the BAI Global Innovation Awards embody curiosity, grit and a proven ability to lead change rather than follow it.
July 9, 2018
BAI President and CEO Debbie Bianucci writes about how this year’s BAI’s Global Innovation Awards will inspire innovation—not just by honoring what the winners did, but also exploring in more depth how they did it.
June 11, 2018
Innovation expert and BAI Global Innovation Awards judge Amy Radin says banks can start their journey by asking how their next important project can change people’s lives.
March 22, 2018
As brick-and-mortar giants such as Toys ‘R’ Us fail, BAI Global Innovation Awards judge Sandeep Deobhakta explains what banks can learn from Alibaba and the digital outlets that succeed.
March 14, 2018
Sue Britton, the CEO and co-founder of one of Canada’s most dynamic FinTech accelerators, and a BAI Global Innovation Awards judge, is a self-styled trailblazer.
Feb. 21, 2018
BAI Global Innovation Circle judges share their insights for 2018, bringing sharp clarity to the challenging topic of innovation.
Nov. 1, 2017
The latest FinTech toys and digital breakthroughs will always grab attention, BAI President and CEO Debbie Bianucci writes. But at its heart, innovation is about much, much more.
Oct. 18, 2017
The grand unveiling of the 2017 winners, which closed out day one of BAI Beacon, set a high bar for others in the field to clear—while also providing a good dose of leadership by example.
BAI Banking Strategies Podcasts
Mar. 29, 2019
BAI Global Innovation Awards judge Alex Sion of Citi’s D10X program explains how financial institutions can apply the latest technology to rapid changes in family life and consumer behavioral patterns.
Feb. 05, 2019
Sue Britton, CEO and founder of the FinTech Growth Syndicate and BAI Global Innovation Awards Judge, gives us a glimpse on the most exciting developments on the banking horizon.
Aug. 7, 2018
In advance of moderating the BAI Global Innovation Awards sessions at BAI Beacon, JP Nicols of FinTech Forge talks about how this year’s finalists exemplify first-class innovation across categories from data analytics to community impact..
Feb. 27, 2018
Balázs Némethi, CEO of 2017 BAI Global Innovation Award winner Taqanu, discusses how he leveraged blockchain to create a platform honored for its societal impact and disruptive innovation.
Aug. 4, 2017
The BAI Global Innovation Awards program has fielded thousands of submissions over its seven-year history. It’s given BAI president and CEO Debbie Bianucci insight as to what true banking innovation looks like. On this podcast, Bianucci discusses the many facets of banking innovation, from human capital to societal impact.
April 28, 2017
Miranda Hill, director, innovation and commerce strategy at ThoughtWorks in Seattle discusses the key attributes that make for successful FinTech innovation, as well as what she hopes to see from nominees for the BAI Global Innovations Awards.
March 17, 2017
On this episode of the BAI Banking Strategies podcast, we talk with Conny Dorrestijn, CEO of Shiraz Partners and based in the Netherlands.
Borders: The 2018 Winners
August 28, 2018 – Download Recording
For the first time ever, the winners of the BAI Global Innovation Awards will be announced live during an open-to-the-public webinar! Hear from award-winning, global innovation experts who unpacked the importance of innovation to the betterment and competitiveness of global financial services to learn from this year’s honorees.
Born in the USA: Customer-Centered Innovations with Impact
April 5, 2018 – Download Recording
What do a financial health collaboration, a streamlined online account opening process and an end-to-end digital SME lending application have in common? They are all U.S.-based organizations that received recognition in BAI’s Global Innovation Awards in 2017 for the unique approaches taken to solve key customer problems. Join BAI for this complimentary webinar to gain actionable insights from award-winning, global innovation leaders.
A.I., Coming Soon to a Bank Near You
March 22, 2017 – Download Recording
Given the massive exposure A.I. has been getting in the media lately, you likely know that artificial intelligence (A.I.) holds major promise for the future of business – across all industries. What you might not know, however, is how A.I. is being implemented today to accomplish very practical objectives by leading global financial services organizations; such as to improve debt collection, enable customized, smart service menus, provide answers to complex foreign trade questions and more.