Accenture Nigeria is set to unveil its 2018 innovation index, which focuses on disruptive business, market and technology trends in the Nigerian financial services industry.
Speaking on the index in Lagos, Toluleke Adenmosun, Accenture Nigeria’s Managing Director Financial Services, said the index will highlight and showcase innovation evangelists who are weaving innovation into the very fabric of culture in their organisations—as well as creating product, process, people and service novelties which are changing the way people live and work.
“As Nigerian banks and FinTech companies continue to grow and expand their businesses through innovation, index will offer insight on the effect these innovations have had in enabling competitive advantage in the marketplace” said Toluleke Adenmosun, Accenture Nigeria’s Managing Director Financial Services.
The index is a product of a survey, which reached out to banking and fintech companies in order to showcase their innovations. In collaboration with the Lagos Business School as a local research partner, a rigorous adjudication process that examined entries in order to identify innovation leaders based on five categories of the innovation value chain for the banking and fintech space in Nigeria.
Accenture is looking forward to announcing the winners of the Nigeria maiden Innovation Index with stakeholders in the country in conjunction with its media partners, The Guardian Newspapers and Techcabal.
It is the company’s wish that findings from the survey will spur further innovation that will help to improve products and service creation in the financial sector that will significantly impact lives and also guide other sectors in making informed decisions towards developing Nigeria’s economy.