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Unlocking SME Lending in Banking’s Digital Age

Tuesday, December 5, 2023 11:00 AM

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Sponsored by SAS

Are you curious about the evolving landscape of small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) lending?

SME lending has historically straddled the line between retail lending and traditional commercial lending. Technological advancements, including machine learning (ML), cloud architectures, and broader data access, have ignited a fresh wave of interest in these financial products.

Understanding historical challenges and discovering innovative ways to overcome them can open doors to new growth opportunities. Join SAS, Microsoft, and GARP for an informative webcast where we explore the fusion of retail lending and traditional commercial lending enabled by cutting-edge technology. Topics covered will include:

Current Challenges Surrounding SME Lending:

  • Defining the customer - behavioral differences across segments and regions
  • Lending channels: types and access
  • Managing the process

How a Digital Platform Helps:

  • Uncovering new data sources and interactive analytics
  • Leveraging automation as an enabler
  • The role of AI/ML

Ultimately the discussion will turn to bringing this vision to reality. Don't miss this opportunity to gain insights into the future of SME lending and how technology is reshaping the industry. We look forward to your participation.

About SAS

As a leader in analytics, SAS’ award-winning capabilities in analytics, risk management, and other technology areas have helped customers across the globe solve their toughest and ever-evolving business problems. Its unrelenting commitment to innovation enables organizations across financial services to modernize and sustain a competitive edge. Through the latest developments in machine learning, natural language processing, forecasting, and optimization, SAS supports diverse environments and scales to meet changing needs. Learn more about how SAS is driving innovation and business value for risk and finance professionals at


Anthony Mancuso

Anthony Mancuso
Head of Risk Modeling and Decisioning, Risk Research and Quantitative Solutions (RQS), SAS

Kathleen Woodard

Kathleen Woodard
Head of Banking, Industry Digital Advisory, Americas, Microsoft

Bryan Feierstein

Bryan Feierstein
SVP, GARP Benchmarking Initiative

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