IBM Accelerator Catalog
IBM Accelerator Catalog

SME Banking

Automatically pre-approve loans and generate recommendations for your clients.

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Key Challenges

What is an accelerator?
Industry Accelerators are a packaged set of technical assets used to help you tackle your next data science project by addressing your most pressing business challenges. With sample data, notebooks, scripts, a sample application and more, you can kickstart your own implementation and leverage the power of Cloud Pak for Data.

  • Minimal or poor integration of SME data with credit bureaus and other financial tools
  • Lack of proper auditability due to manual process of applications and approvals
  • Data collection, payment, and collections are important to succeed, yet difficult to track

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Expected Business Outcome


Expedite on-ramp

Streamline your loan process

Evaluate risk and facilitate decision-making

Get your automated credit models up and running faster

Automation with the right digital assets can provide a streamlined loan process and drive more efficient management

Leverage machine learning models to enhance your evaluation and build recommendations for your client

Reskill or upskill to simplify your decisions from predictions to improve your loan approval and recommendation process.

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Key Features

Information architecture

End-to-end AI Ladder application

Modular framework


An architecture enabling you to extract meaning from your data to pre-approve loans and provide tailored recommendations

From cataloging data through a glossary of terms to model development and deployment, simplify the lifecycle of your AI project

Composable and extensible pattern that can be applied to new data and industries

Get Started

Start experimenting today. Download and use this accelerator in your Cloud Pak for Data instance. Refer to the README file to get started.

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Highlighted Products for this Accelerator

IBM Cloud Pak for Data

Built on Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform, IBM Cloud Pak for Data accelerates your journey to AI to transform how your business operates with an open, extensible data and AI platform that runs on any cloud.

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Watson Knowledge Catalog

Help your data users quickly find, curate, categorize and share data, analytical models and their relationships with other members of your organization.

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Watson Studio

Empower your data science and AI teams to refine data and visually build and deploy models, using data on the desktop for anytime, anywhere access.

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An award-winning development capability to automate Data preparation and Model development, and help simplify AI lifecycle management cycle.

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Additional details

  • Accelerator typeCloud Pak for Data industry
  • IndustryFinancial Markets
  • Business functionSales
  • Product and version Cloud Pak for Data,Watson Knowledge Catalog,Watson Studio,AutoAI - Current
  • Author typeIBM
  • Company nameIBM Data Science and AI Elite Team
  • Author nameData Science and AI Elite Team
  • Last modifiedOctober 29th, 2020
  • Language English