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SaaS assists in differentiating insurers

The increasingly competitive insurance market is driving organisations to innovate faster than ever. Software-as-a-service (SaaS) becomes a vital element of this if implemented correctly, according to Stuart Blyth, director at SilverBridge. “Testing new products in the market quickly has always been an important business driver for an insurer. But in an age where consumers are [...]

By |May 24th, 2017|News room, Press office, SilverBridge holdings|

Context brokering and its impact on insurance

With data playing such an influential role in all aspects of business, insurers are looking at finding increasingly innovative ways to gain valuable insights. JC Oberholzer, chief system architect for Rubix Digital Solutions, subsidiary of SilverBridge Holdings, looks at what role context brokering plays in this. According to Gartner, a context broker is a service [...]

By |May 18th, 2017|News room, Press office, SilverBridge holdings|

SaaS considerations for insurers

With the drive towards digitalisation becoming a business priority, insurers need to investigate how best to adopt new solutions within their organisations. Stuart Blyth, director at SilverBridge, discusses the considerations that need to be taken before implementing software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions. Of course, few insurers can afford to ‘rip-and-replace’ their existing infrastructure to make way for [...]

By |May 4th, 2017|News room, Press office, SilverBridge holdings|

Cirrus facilitates business growth for African insurers

By Patrick Ashton, CEO of Cirrus, a subsidiary of the SilverBridge Group Cirrus, a subsidiary of the SilverBridge Group, says its Exergy managed services offering gives insurers across Africa the means to cost-effectively and timeously grow their business through a customisable and functionally rich solution. Exergy is a policy administration platform handling life, group schemes, [...]

By |April 26th, 2017|News room, Press office, SilverBridge holdings|

The impact of SaaS on insurance

Software as a Service (SaaS) can significantly enhance the way insurers provide solutions to their customers. Stuart Blyth, director at SilverBridge, believes SaaS applications improve efficiencies, enhance scalability, and enable business to easily integrate multiple solutions to achieve business objectives. “A few years ago, cloud-based solutions were not as secure as they are today stoking [...]

By |April 12th, 2017|News room, Press office, SilverBridge holdings|

SilverBridge developer wins Blockchain Hackathon

SilverBridge software developer Jonathan Jardim has won the recent 24-hour Blockchain Hackathon run by Santam in conjunction with IBM and the Blockchain Academy. The event was designed to highlight the impact of insurance fraud in the country. “With insurance fraud costing local businesses billions of Rands annually, events such as these are critical to find [...]

By |October 3rd, 2016|News room, Press office, SilverBridge holdings|

African growth boosts SilverBridge annual results

Following continued expansion into Africa and the introduction of new business models built around digital offerings, SilverBridge has reported strong financial results for the year ending 30 June 2016. Its net profit increased by 21 percent to R10.1 million and its cash balance improved to R27 million, up from the R18.2 million of the comparative [...]

By |September 28th, 2016|News room, Press office|

Understanding endowment assurance

At its most basic, an endowment is a kind of life policy that pays out the sum assured either on a fixed date (typically anything from 10 to 20 years) or upon the death of the person insured, whichever happens first. An endowment is therefore best viewed as a combination of life assurance and savings [...]

By |August 10th, 2016|Blog, General|

Regent adopts Exergy for commission administration

When Regent had to automate its commission administration system, it opted for the commission module embedded in the SilverBridge Exergy policy administration system. The migration is considered to be one of the most successful projects at Regent Insurance given its complexity. Regent managed the migration of both the data and the functionality with support from [...]

By |July 12th, 2016|Case studies, Press office|

Term Insurance.. the ins and outs

Term assurance is probably the oldest form of life assurance and was typically in force for a period of one year. Today this type of policy usually has a term between 1 and 20 years. It provides coverage at a fixed rate of payments for a limited period of time, called the term. After that [...]

By |May 18th, 2016|General, Insurance general|