Shifting Gears live session recap

On Thursday the 17th of November, we held the first ever Shifting Gears half day event in beautiful Sydney, Australia. With an enthusiastic group of attendees listening intently to our talented group of speakers, the event was a wonderful way to spend the morning. There were many great ideas tossed around, and innovative insights offered up about the changing horizon of the insurance industry.

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What actuaries can learn from developers

It’s no secret that actuaries do a reasonable amount of coding throughout their working life; most of which is used to setup and maintain actuarial models for a range of tasks eg. valuation, regulation, strategy and pricing. But actuaries aren’t software developers, and so they should take the opportunity to learn a thing or two from one. 

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Life InsuranceRachel Meikle
Don’t push delete! Why your siloed data is actually buried treasure

Targeting customers at the right time, with the right offer, and generating a satisfactory return on investment is no easy ask. The chance of achieving these goals is greatly improved, however, in organizations where data management strategies have delivered the marketing ‘Holy Grail’ — a single customer view. Here’s how it’s done… 

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Adam Follington and Klaas Stijnen - Three decades with no innovation?

We captured a sit down with Adam Follington, Head of Quantium NZ, (one of Australasia’s top analytics firms) and Klaas Stijnen, Managing Director at Montoux (life insurance pricing intelligence software). Adam and Klaas discuss the last true innovation in life insurance products and muse over what could be the next game changer for the industry.

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