2021 Categories

March 2022


#ATeamInnovation

A-Team Innovation Awards 2021 Categories

Nominations for the A-Team Innovation awards can be made by financial institutions, vendors, consultants and our advisory board in the following categories.

Innovative Client and Counterparty Projects

  • Most innovative solution for client lifecycle management
  • Most innovative KYC investigation & due diligence
  • Most innovative entity data hierarchies approach
  • Most innovative conduct risk / SMCR / Know Your Employee (KYE) / staff surveillance project
  • Most innovative supply chain risk management / Know Your Vendor initiative

Innovative Enterprise Data Projects

  • Most innovative financial data security solution
  • Most innovative unstructured data management project
  • Most innovative hosted/managed enterprise data management: EDM-as-a-Service
  • Most innovative data orchestration for regulatory reporting
  • Most innovative data quality initiative
  • Most innovative data standards initiative
  • Most innovative data governance initiative
  • Most innovative data ethics initiative
  • Most innovative digital rights management/licensing compliance/usage tracking
  • Most innovative data centre optimization
  • Most innovative trade data management & reconstruction
  • Most innovative data privacy by design
  • Most innovative AI / NLP / Machine learning initiative for enterprise data management
  • Most innovative DevOps initiative

Innovative Use of Technology in Capital Markets

  • Most innovative implementation of knowledge graph technologies
  • Most innovative use of distributed ledger technology/blockchain
  • Most innovative data-driven transformation project
  • Most innovative AI / NLP / Machine learning initiative for pre-trade
  • Most innovative AI / NLP / Machine learning initiative for post-trade
  • Most innovative use of open source/cloud technologies

Innovative Front Office Projects

  • Most innovative cloud-based market data delivery
  • Most innovative API framework/microservices architecture for trading
  • Most innovative solution for front-office/trading
  • Most innovative smart desktops
  • Most innovative trading infrastructure monitoring approach
  • Most innovative outsourced trading arrangement
  • Most innovative MRN & text capture technologies for trading & analytics
  • Most innovative cloud-based trading analytics initiative
  • Most innovative buy-side trading workflow / STP

Innovative RegTech Projects

  • Most innovative regulatory compliance monitoring / management
  • Most innovative trade surveillance solution
  • Most innovative AML / financial crime compliance initiative
  • Most innovative trade & transaction reporting initiative
  • Most innovative Libor transition management
  • Most innovative ESG initiative
  • Most innovative cyber security initiative
  • Most innovative operational resilience / business continuity initiative

Innovative Teams & Approaches

  • Most innovative professional development initiative
  • Most innovative diversity and inclusion strategy
  • Most innovative young persons’ education/recruitment (‘academy’) programme
  • Most innovative team
  • Most innovative financial technology executive
  • Most innovative Covid-19 response
  • Most innovative project 2021