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News Room


Cloud – data compliance and security

When it comes to the adoption of public cloud computing concerns often remain focused on privacy and data security. In a heavily regulated environment like financial services, this is often magnified and perceived issues often become an inhibitor for business acceptance, says Patrick Ashton, managing executive of Cirrus Managed Services, a subsidiary of SilverBridge Holdings. [...]

By |August 17th, 2017|News room, Press office, SilverBridge holdings|

Digitalising the insurance industry

Jaco Swanepoel, group CEO of SilverBridge While it has become fashionable to position new technology implementations as part of a digital transformation process, the reality is that it takes effort and skill to unlock the value that technology provides. In our experience, clients want to improve operations using technology platforms whilst still maintaining their core [...]

By |August 3rd, 2017|News room, Press office, SilverBridge holdings|

Data protection essential for insurers

With cyber security in the spotlight given recent attacks, insurers need to examine the integrity and safety of the data they have on hand. Kelly Preston, data analytics manager at SilverBridge, investigates the importance of data protection for an insurance company in the digital world. In the UK, the number of data breaches reported by [...]

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

Measuring the business value of the cloud

Although much has been written about the business benefits of cloud computing solutions, not much focus has been put on measuring its returns. Patrick Ashton, CEO of Cirrus Managed Services, a subsidiary of SilverBridge Holdings, discusses how an insurer can quantify the value of the cloud for the business. Cost-effectiveness and use of mobile devices [...]

By |July 19th, 2017|News room, Press office, SilverBridge holdings|

SilverBridge Awesome Projects gives rise to culture of innovation

SilverBridge has recently concluded the second year of its Awesome Projects campaign rewarding innovative thinking by its employees. Such has been the quality of entrants that it will be implementing most of the project submissions as solutions in the organisation. “We wanted to encourage out-of-the-box thinking by our employees and this year’s competition certainly showcased [...]

By |July 13th, 2017|News room, Press office, SilverBridge holdings|

SilverBridge drives technology innovation with Awesome Projects

SilverBridge has recently concluded the second year of its Awesome Projects campaign rewarding innovative thinking by its employees. Such has been the quality of entrants that it will be implementing most project submissions as solutions in the organisation. “As one of the premier technology providers in the insurance industry, SilverBridge identified this competition as the [...]

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

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|