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Predictive analytics vital for personalised insurance

Having access to sophisticated predictive analytics has become a business priority for insurers. Being able to factor in historical and real-time data to analyse patterns, determine risk, and identify trends is now fundamental to insurance success. Kelly Preston, data analytics manager at SilverBridge, discusses its importance in the digital age. “The insurance industry is no [...]

By |July 20th, 2018|General, News room, Press office, SilverBridge holdings|

The blockchain to redefine insurance

Cryptocurrencies like bitcoin have become all the rage with people viewing them either as an investment opportunity or a bubble waiting to burst. However, the technology on which these are built, the blockchain, holds significant promise for insurance. Jonathan Jardim, senior software developer at SilverBridge Holdings, takes a closer look. The blockchain is a digitised, [...]

By |July 11th, 2018|General, News room, Press office, SilverBridge holdings|

African insurers to benefit from cost-effective cloud solutions

In a move designed to provide insurers with an affordable policy administration offering that enhances operations, SilverBridge Holdings has introduced a cloud-based solution that can scale according to business requirements. Globally, insurers are embracing the cloud and SilverBridge has responded by developing an affordable cloud-based policy administration solution that enhances operations and scales according to [...]

By |July 5th, 2018|General, News room, Press office, SilverBridge holdings|

Moving towards real-time claims processing

The insurance claims process is the bane of many people’s existence with some companies taking anything from 15 days up to a month, if not longer, to settle. In the fast-paced digital environment, this is an antiquated approach and must change if insurers are to remain competitive, according to Annalie Terblanche, Exergy Product Owner at [...]

By |June 27th, 2018|General, News room, Press office, SilverBridge holdings|

Incentivising for insurance change

Combining the intelligent management of data with behavioural economics can assist insurers in providing customers with more sustainable solutions, says Kelly Preston, data analytics manager at SilverBridge. Merely having access to data is no longer good enough to be competitive in the insurance market. The data must be combined with meaningful analysis to enable better [...]

By |June 20th, 2018|General, News room, Press office, SilverBridge holdings|

Using the cloud for tailored insurance solutions

With global public cloud services revenue expected to have reached $260 billion at the end of last year, there is no arguing the fact that cloud hosted solutions will be a key driver for growth in the future. Patrick Ashton, managing executive at the SilverBridge Group, believes that insurers can leverage the cloud for better [...]

By |June 7th, 2018|General, News room, Press office, SilverBridge holdings|

Policy administration in the cloud

The quest for simplifying the IT of policy administration has seen an increase in movement towards the cloud. Insurers are now rethinking their approach to not only solution development but also policy administration. Increasingly, ‘as a service’ is becoming pervasive in the industry, Claudette Steynberg, product manager at SilverBridge, takes a closer look. “Despite initial [...]

By |June 6th, 2018|General, News room, Press office, SilverBridge holdings|

Managing predictive behaviour in insurance

Predictive and behavioural analytics enables better risk mitigation, fraud detection, and customer insight for insurers. Kelly Preston, data analytics manager at SilverBridge, believes that this provides organisations with a better understanding of how to approach not only solution development but also customer management. “Being able to use these advanced analytical tools allows insurers to optimise [...]

By |May 24th, 2018|General, News room, Press office, SilverBridge holdings|

The opportunity cost of insurance compliance

Regulatory compliance is a must for any South African business operating in the insurance market. The cost of operational compliance and risk management is substantial and is incurred across the business value chain which includes technology infrastructure, human capital, and professional services to mention a few. According to Angelique Strumpher, Administration Manager for Business Process [...]

By |May 16th, 2018|General, News room, Press office, SilverBridge holdings|

Hollard Life Namibia embraces real-time data analytics with SilverBridge

Hollard Namibia, the largest privately-owned insurance group in the country, has contracted SilverBridge Holdings to implement a Microsoft-based business intelligence (BI) solution and enable it to extract meaningful insights from its data to help drive business strategy. “Previously, Hollard did not have access to dynamic information despite the wealth of data at its disposal. The [...]

By |May 10th, 2018|General, News room, Press office, SilverBridge holdings|