BAI Announces 2018 Global Innovation Award Finalists and Launches New Peoples Choice Award

BAI announced the finalists for the 2018 BAI Global Innovation Awards,
the industry’s most prestigious awards program that unveils the most
transformative solutions in the financial services industry worldwide.
BAI also launched the new People’s Choice Award where voters throughout
the industry will select which innovation is the most powerful among the
BAI Global Innovation Award finalists.

Now in its eighth year, the BAI Global Innovation Awards recognizes
industry leaders and showcases what leading financial services
innovators in all regions of the world are doing to deliver new value to
customers and employees and improve efficiencies and profitability for
their organizations. Each nomination is evaluated by the Innovation
Circle. These judges weigh each innovation on originality and impact
on consumers and the industry. The BAI Global Innovation Award winners
will be announced in August and celebrated at BAI Beacon in Orlando,
Fla., on Oct. 9–11.

For the first time this year, BAI Global Innovation Awards will include
a People’s
Choice Award. Finalists from several key award categories are
contenders for the award, and voting is now open. While BAI Global
Innovation Awards finalists compete for this industry recognition,
voters have an opportunity to participate and learn about innovation
shaping the future. One winner will be selected for the award, which
will also be announced and celebrated at BAI Beacon.

The 2018 BAI Global Innovation Awards finalists are:

Best Application of Data Analytics, AI or Machine Learning in a
Product or Service

Innovative Touchpoints and Connected Experiences

Internal Process Innovation

Innovation in Societal and Community Impact

Innovation in Customer Experience

Human Capital Innovation

Innovation in Marketing

Innovative Accelerator or Incubator

Wild Card Honorable Mention

Disruptive Innovation in Financial Services

Outstanding Use of AI in Financial Services

Most Innovative FinServ of the Year

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services industry’s most actionable insights, enabling leaders to make
smart business decisions every day. BAI is passionate about the trusted
information and powerful tools that provide leaders with the clarity and
confidence needed to drive positive change and move the industry
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