Technology Adoption of the Year

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  2. Start your entry (save it in-progress).
  3. Submit your entry to be in the running.

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For any questions, please contact Ryan Bessent or 020 7608 9045
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This award is designed to recognise successful projects where technology has resulted in automation, efficiency and improved compliance outcomes. Technology projects can often be fraught with difficulty. Entries for this category will demonstrate a clear business case and explain the factors leading to successful implementation, including stakeholder engagement and internal buy-in and, how obstacles and challenges were overcome.

The winner of this award will be a best-in-class example of how technology adoption can improve the effectiveness and efficiency of compliance. The judging panel will consider technology implementations and initiatives that significantly lower the regulatory burden for financial industry participants, the outcomes achieved from such initiatives, and their ability to demonstrate success. 


  • This award is open to internal compliance teams only. 
  • Entries must demonstrate evidence from the last 12-18 months, up to the awards entry deadline.  
  • We welcome entries from teams and individuals working with or for businesses within Europe. 


  • Please describe the ambition and goals of the project – eg automation, detection, monitoring, integration etc. 
  • What were the drivers for the technology adoption? What was the business case for the project? What problem or challenge were you trying to solve? 
  • Please share any other contextual information that will help judges understand the background to the submission. 


  • Please provide relevant detail to support your entry including: 
  • How did the project tie into the values of the business and the overarching goals of the compliance team and / or business? 
  • How was this project managed effectively to time and budget, delivering value for the business? 
  • Please detail who you had to collaborate with internally and externally to ensure success and how this collaboration was orchestrated. 
  • How was the technology rolled out to ensure effective change management and adoption? 
  • Describe any key challenges faced in the project and how these were overcome. 


  • Please share any qualitative or quantitative measures that demonstrate the success of the project. 
  • What makes this a stand-out project, how did the project surpass expectations? In what ways was this innovative, break away from the typical way of doing things? 
  • What will be the longer-term impact of the project, are there further steps to build on the initial success? 
  • How did the initiative deliver value for the business, or optimise outcomes within resource and budget constraints?


  • Please share any testimonials from customers or internal stakeholders that would further validate the success of this project. Please keep each testimonial to a max of 100 words. 
  • Please detail any wider outcomes where the project, or principles of the project, have been adopted elsewhere in the business, or in the wider industry. 

Technology Adoption of the Year

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