BlackSwan Technologies Wins Most Innovative Knowledge Graph Implementation at the 2022 A-Team Innovation Awards

BlackSwan’s ELEMENT™ has been recognized by A-Team Group for maximizing the potential of knowledge graph technology

LONDON, March 24, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cloud enterprise software leader BlackSwan Technologies has won the Most Innovative Implementation of Knowledge Graph Technologies category at the 2022 A-Team Insight Innovation Awards. The company has been recognized for enabling financial institutions to harness the full potential of knowledge graph technology for expert-level decision making.

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The A-Team Innovation Awards recognize innovative projects and teams from the vendor and practitioner communities that leverage emerging technologies to deliver solutions that help financial institutions solve data and technology challenges in capital markets.

This year’s nominations were reviewed by A-Team Group’s editorial team and independent expert advisory board, comprising compliance and innovation executives at ING and Societe Generale, respectively. Judging criteria included depth of involvement in capital markets and ability to deliver transformative change, faster speed to market, and competitive advantage.

BlackSwan Technologies’ flagship product, ELEMENT™, streamlines the building of knowledge graph applications through the use of Knowledge Mesh, an advanced implementation of the Data Fabric concept. In this framework, knowledge graphs connect relevant information about entities, such as individuals and organizations, and all the relationships between them in a concept map. This creates context and transparency around decisions.

ELEMENT’s Knowledge Mesh is an advanced, domain-driven infrastructure comprised of metadata and tools for data management and integration. Knowledge Mesh capabilities enable data virtualization, allowing data to reside at source in different business units, while being readily available for consumption. It enables organizations to quickly maintain data models and overcome the tedious, starting-from-scratch approach to capturing domain context, streamlining the development of knowledge graphs.

CEO Michael Ouliel said, “We are honored to be recognized by the A-Team Innovation Awards for enabling companies to put massive amounts of data in context. This enables decision makers to gain insights of unparalleled breadth and depth. This recognition reflects our commitment. to empower organizations to tackle complex challenges through insight-driven innovation.”

ELEMENT is used by leading global financial institutions to develop knowledge graph applications for a range of areas including Customer 360, Market Data, Financial Crime Compliance, Underwriting and Cyber ​​Security.

The company’s growing list of awards and accolades includes two lists in the 2021 Gartner Hype cycles for Artificial Intelligence and Data Science/ML, the 2021 AI Tech Award for Big Data AI category by AI DevWorld, the RegTech Insight USA 2021 award for Best KYC On-Boarding and Risk Technology Awards 2021 for Anti-Money Laundering Product of the Year and Anti-Fraud Product of the Year.

About BlackSwan Technologies
BlackSwan Technologies is reinventing enterprise software with Agile Intelligence for the Enterprise – a fusion of data, artificial intelligence and cloud technologies that delivers unparalleled business value. Our tiered enterprise offerings include the award-winning platform as a service, ELEMENT™, which enables organizations to build large-scale enterprise AI applications for any domain quickly and at a fraction the cost of alternatives. BlackSwan and its global partners also provide industry-proven, out-of-the-box and fully customizable apps for quick ROI. These offerings generate billions of dollars of economic value through the digital transformation of renowned global brands. The private company operates centers of gravity in the UK, Europe, Israel, the US and Sri Lanka. For more information, visit

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