Oct 17, 2012 - Today, BankNews announces the winners of the 2012 Innovative Solutions Awards. The Innovative Solutions Awards, now in their fifth year, are recognized as the most prestigious awards for companies helping community banks improve their operations, be more competitive, enhance their technical capabilities and increase their profitability. BankNews received more than 30 entries in four categories and readers cast more than 1,000 votes on Banknews.com.
"For more than 100 years, BankNews Media has dedicated its outlets to serving the needs of community bankers," said Bill Poquette, editor-in-chief of BankNews magazine. "Through the 2012 Innovative Solutions Awards, we give community bankers the unique opportunity to collectively recognize companies whose products and services help them better serve their customers. These prestigious awards, recognizing companies selected 'by community bankers, for community bankers’, are one example of how BankNews Media continues to pave the way for community banking executives seeking the latest information, tools and resources.”
Winner of the Best Equipment Solution category is KICTeam for its Waffletechnology cleaning cards, which incorporate flexible, raised platforms on their top and bottom surfaces.
In the Best Management Software Solution category, the winner is AccuSystems for its AccuSign Pro, which allows bank customers to electronically sign documents via tablet devices. Honorable mentions in this category are presented to CSI for its Financial Dashboard and Safe Systems for its NetComply.
The Best Consulting/Training/Outsourcing Solution is awarded to ProfitStars for the company’s Gladiator eCommerical SAT. Gladiator eCommercial Security Awareness Training is a Web-based training program designed to help financial institutions comply with the FFIEC’s supplemental guidance to its Authentication in an Internet Banking Environment report. Honorable mentions in this category are awarded to ATTUS Technologies for its Dodd-Frank Managed Compliance Module and Elan for its eAdjust Plus Outsourced Dispute Processing.
CSI wins the Best eBanking Solution category by receiving the most votes for its Personal Financial Management Service. CSI’s PFM solution provides consumers a simple online portal for managing their financial accounts. Honorable mentions in this category go to CoNetrix for its tandem Internet Banking Security Program and ProfitStars for the company’s Mobile Website.
“Congratulations to all the winners for their leadership in providing comprehensive and effective solutions for community financial institutions," said Poquette.
The winners will be featured in the November issue of BankNews.
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Based in Shawnee Mission, Kan., BankNews Media is dedicated to serving the needs of community bankers through a wide range of online and print products and services. Its flagship publication, BankNews, is the leading publication for community banks throughout the United States. The company’s Contract Publishing Division offers a range of services to state banking associations, from editorial and advertising sales, to design, printing and mailing. In addition, BankNews Media has been one of the nation’s most respected publishers of bank directories for more than 50 years. For more information, visit www.BankNews.com. Follow BankNews on Twitter: @BankNews_Media.