Key Projects and Achievements

Societe Generale Global Solution Centre Accelerator Programme, Catalyst:

Catalyst is Societe Generale Global Solution Centre’s is 10-week Accelerator programme run in collaboration with NASSCOM, wherein the selected start-ups work on theme based business challenges with guidance, coaching and mentoring from Societe Generale Global Solution centre's experienced subject matter experts on diverse business areas.

In the first cycle of Catalyst which ended in July 2016, innovative solutions were co-created with 8 Fintech startups in the areas of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Big Data Visualization, Sentiment Analysis and Voice to System Transcription.

Some of the promising solutions are being explored for next stage integration into main-stream. The next cycle of Catalyst is underway with a focus on Chatbots, Machine Learning and Predictive Analysis.

Centre of excellence (CoE)

To position Societe Generale Global Solution Centre as a centre for innovation, it runs a number of COEs in the following areas:

  • Blockchain
  • Big Data
  • Machine Learning

Blockchain CoE:

The Blockchain CoE, would compare various available frameworks like Multichain, Ethereum, Hyperledger, Intel Sawtooth, R3 Corda, X-Notes and Ripple to deliver the perfect synergy. The CoE would partner with business lines to co-develop solutions where Blockchain, could be a good fitment. An internal start-up called “archis” is run from this CoE, that aims to solve challenges in the insurance domain, using Blockchain.

Big Data CoE

The Big Data CoE in Societe Generale Global Solution Centre is designed to position itself as a centre for innovation in the journey to make Societe Generale a data driven organisation deriving intelligence from both traditional (within the enterprise) and new age data sources like social and professional media.ssional media.

Machine Learning CoE

The machine learning CoE is designed to bring strategic advantage to the bank by:

  • Delivering ML business solutions along with BL partners
  • Building strong technical ML skills within GSC through partnership with an evolved external ecosystem, providing platforms and through professional training
  • Being the first choice for ML experts for SG group