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Privacy concerns and the cloud

In this age of big data, it is easy to get swept up in the excitement of the opportunities that real-time analysis and insights can provide insurers. Yet, for all these benefits, the elephant in the room remains the issue of privacy and what should be done to safeguard sensitive information. Kelly Preston, data analytics [...]

By |September 20th, 2017|News room, Press office, SilverBridge holdings|

Transforming insurance with cloud computing

The rise of cloud computing has been nothing short of remarkable. What was once considered an interesting, if largely misunderstood, technology option has now become an integral part of the long-term business strategy of most insurers. But how can they benefit from this more dynamic and flexible way of fulfilling customer needs? Patrick Ashton, managing [...]

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

A contextual influence

Nelson Camara, marketing at SilverBridge Contextual pull platforms are replacing the traditional push approach requiring insurers to shift towards developing more customised solutions. Whereas the latter was about providing generic solutions, the former is built around understanding and solving specific customer needs for tailored insurance solutions. Modern insurance solutions in this environment need to reflect [...]

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

Engagement vital to digital transformation

Organisations are urged to embrace digital transformation to remain competitive. Jonathan Jardim, software developer at SilverBridge Holdings, believes that while technology forms an important part of this process, the human element should not be forgotten. “We are living in a connected world where companies are competing against global organisations. Customers are also more technology literate [...]

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

Taking data analysis to the next level with AI

The Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI) are just some of the technology phrases that are becoming part of business discussions at insurance companies across South Africa. Kelly Preston, data analytics manager at SilverBridge, discusses how they contribute to next-level data analytics. Even though insurance companies are incredibly data rich, very few of [...]

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

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|