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Synechron’s Blockchain Accelerator Program Wins Two 2017 Waters Technology Sell-Side Awards Thursday, April 06, 2017


Recognized for Best Distributed Ledger Technology Project and Best Use of Agile Methodology

Synechron Inc., the digital, business consulting and technology services provider, was named Best Distributed Ledger Technology Project and Best Use of the Agile Methodology by Waters Technology in its 2017 Sell-Side Technology Awards for the company’s Blockchain Accelerators. The program enables financial services firms to swiftly adopt blockchain’s revolutionary technology into their business operations and solve real-world problems through practical applications.

The Waters Technology Sell-Side Awards recognize leading technologies and third-party vendors that contribute to sell-side technology innovation. Winners are determined by eight judges including industry CIOs and Waters Technology’s editorial team. The Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) category acknowledges the most significant advancement with blockchain’s DLT capability, and the Agile category acknowledges the firm that best operates in an agile manner through regular sprints and scrums, frequent software releases, retrospectives, and close, ongoing collaboration with clients.

"We are honored to receive these prestigious awards, as they demonstrate our commitment to helping our financial services clients apply the latest technology innovations to their businesses. These awards validate our leadership position in the financial services digital, business consulting and technology market," says Faisal Husain, CEO and Co-founder at Synechron. "Synechron is committed to pioneering blockchain’s real-world applications within the financial industry, and we are proud that our Blockchain Accelerators are driving forward innovation."

Synechron’s Blockchain Accelerator program includes six blockchain accelerator applications available in the cloud. As part of the program, Synechron offers business consulting services ranging from functional specifications to technical architecture design. Through Synechron’s innovation lab, better known as FinLabs, Synechron provides blockchain technology delivery, training programs and UX design that enable financial institutions to customize these applications to unique business needs.

"As banks and major financial institutions shift their DLT initiatives from proof-of-concept to real-life implementation, Synechron’s blockchain accelerators will help financial services firms explore and take advantage of blockchain’s unique capabilities like DLT, smart contracts, digital payments and security to build cutting-edge applications in an agile environment that deliver business value."

About Synechron
Synechron is a global consulting and technology organization providing innovative solutions to the financial services industry through its three main business focus areas: digital, business consulting, and technology. Based in New York, the company has 18 offices around the globe, with over 7,000 employees generating more than $400M in annual revenue. For more information on the company please visit the website or our LinkedIn community.

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