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News Room


Cirrus facilitates business growth for African insurers

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 [...]

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|

Driving innovation from within at SilverBridge

As a premium technology solutions provider in the insurance industry, SilverBridge introduced the Awesome Projects internal competition to reward innovative thinking by its employees. Stuart Blyth, a director at SilverBridge, says the competition was started to get employees to think outside of their daily jobs and encourage big, innovative ideas. “The competitive landscape in the [...]

By |March 30th, 2017|News room, Press office, SilverBridge holdings|

Cirrus licensed as a Financial Services Provider

Cirrus Managed Services has been licensed as an authorised Financial Services Provider (FSP) by the Financial Services Board (FSB) to provide intermediary services to long-term insurers. Cirrus is a subsidiary of the SilverBridge Group and a provider of managed service solutions to life insurance companies throughout Africa. “We are very excited by the opportunities that [...]

By |March 28th, 2017|News room, Press office, SilverBridge holdings|

Data-centric approach to drive insurance

Insurers today face a myriad of challenges especially when it comes to finding product differentiation in a highly competitive market. Kelly Preston, data analytics manager at SilverBridge, believes one of the best ways to overcome this is to embrace a data-centric approach towards the business. “The insurance industry is dominated by siloed, legacy systems that [...]

By |March 23rd, 2017|News room, Press office, SilverBridge holdings|

Getting the best out of Business Intelligence

In an increasingly competitive market, insurers must use business intelligence (BI) to differentiate themselves in the digital age. But how best can the effectiveness of such a solution be measured? Kelly Preston, data analytics manager at SilverBridge, discusses how to gauge return on investment (ROI) when it comes to BI implementation. Simply put, ROI comes [...]

By |March 16th, 2017|News room, Press office, SilverBridge holdings|

Get the competitive edge with data analytics

The digital business landscape is driven by data. However, amidst the risk of information overload, decision-makers need to embrace data analytics to get the competitive edge they need. Kelly Preston, data analytics manager at SilverBridge, examines how this is becoming an essential tool for business. “With global mobile phone users expected to surpass five billion [...]

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

SilverBridge committed to driving employee happiness

The SilverBridge Buying Happiness initiative that forms part of the insurance software services provider’s employee wellness programme is designed to improve their overall happiness by perpetuating the culture of giving within the organisation. “In 2015, I was watching a discussion on how money can buy happiness if it is spent on someone else. This was [...]

By |March 9th, 2017|News room, Press office, SilverBridge holdings|

Transforming insurance with BI

Insurers are driven by data to get meaningful insights into their customers, products, competitors, and the market. However, the real differentiation comes in how that data is evaluated through analytics and processes, says Kelly Preston, data analytics manager at SilverBridge “The competitive landscape means insurers have to continually innovate and develop products more in tune [...]

By |March 7th, 2017|General, News room, Press office, SilverBridge holdings|