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Benefiting from an algorithmic world

Data is critical for any insurer. But while valuable, its true power can only be unlocked through algorithms that lead to meaningful actions that improve the customer experience, says JC Oberholzer, chief system architect for Rubix Digital Solutions, subsidiary of SilverBridge Holdings. This is resulting in what Gartner defines as the ‘algorithmic business’ –  the [...]

By |June 22nd, 2017|News room, Press office, SilverBridge holdings|

Insurers can benefit from the blockchain

The spotlight has fallen on the likes of bitcoin and blockchain in recent weeks. But how can insurers benefit from cryptocurrency and the platform that carries it? Jonathan Jardim, senior developer for Rubix Digital Solutions, subsidiary of SilverBridge Holdings, takes a closer look. At its most basic, the blockchain can be defined as a distributed [...]

By |June 14th, 2017|News room, Press office, SilverBridge holdings|

Welcome to the era of smart data discovery

With effective data analysis being an essential part of the success of any insurer, companies are looking at increasingly innovative ways to extract meaningful insight. Kelly Preston, data analytics manager at SilverBridge, says smart data discovery is one such solution. Gartner defines smart data discovery as the capabilities that provide users with insights from advanced [...]

By |June 8th, 2017|News room, Press office, SilverBridge holdings|

The emergence of conversational UI

With the likes of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and virtual reality becoming part of corporate strategy, the nature of the traditional user interface (UI) is changing. JC Oberholzer, chief system architect for Rubix Digital Solutions, subsidiary of SilverBridge Holdings, discusses how conversational UI is set to transform the business landscape. “The popularity of intelligent personal [...]

By |May 31st, 2017|News room, Press office, SilverBridge holdings|

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|

The rise of smart data

It is no longer good enough to have access to Big Data. For insurers to be truly competitive in the digital environment, they need to leverage smart data to drive better decision-making. Kelly Preston, data analytics manager at SilverBridge, looks at how this evolution is going to be the next strategic priority for the modern [...]

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