FIS Teams Push Boundaries of Artificial Intelligence in 2017 InnovateIN48 Coding Competition

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.–()–FIS™ (NYSE:FIS), a world chief in monetary providers know-how, immediately introduced the winner of 2017 InnovateIN48, an annual coding competitors that challenges FIS groups from around the globe to seek out revolutionary methods to use rising know-how to resolve real-world monetary business issues.

Three hundred groups from greater than 20 nations took half in the 2017 competitors, which started in May. In the ultimate rounds, held Sept. 11-14 in Berlin, 14 finalist groups spent 48 hours competing continuous. The mission this 12 months: to develop new and distinctive methods to use synthetic intelligence to learn the monetary providers business.

“Ron Burgundy’s News Team,” a group made up of coders from 4 totally different areas around the globe, was named the winner for creating an answer that gives monetary analysts and merchants with clever suggestions based mostly on previous behaviors.

“FIS works to empower the financial world with smarter, faster and more efficient solutions that meet the needs of clients and customers worldwide,” stated Ido Gileadi, chief data officer, FIS. “FIS InnovateIN48 once again showcased the strength of our employees to harness technology in innovative ways that solve real-world, pressing problems.”

Sponsored by Microsoft and Hewlett Packard Enterprise, FIS InnovateIN48 was judged by IT and safety specialists from FIS and monetary providers firm Nordea, NRW.BANK and Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

“InnovateIN48 is a truly inspiring and innovative event,” stated Martin Zich, Hewlett Packard Enterprise safety resolution architect, who helped choose the occasion. “To see teams bring their vision of the future to reality in just 48 hours is truly impressive.”

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