The influx of new and innovative technologies has given rise to a variety of initiatives in banking and trade finance to support digital acceleration, collaboration, rising compliance requirements, and improving processes to increase efficiencies. Banks are also contending with mounting ESG expectations as well as the continued challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic. With this in mind, CGI and BAFT asked for input on financial institution technology priorities. Banks from North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, MENA and Africa participated in this survey.