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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|

From intern to SilverBridge Awesome Projects winner

SilverBridge Developer Tsundzukani Davi Mhlongo has walked away with the first prize in the customer category award of the annual SilverBridge Awesome Projects campaign. His SmartGrid solution simplifies the way Exergy users resolve validation errors. “Tsundzukani joined SilverBridge as an intern in 2016 following which he was appointed as a permanent staff member. This illustrates [...]

Insurance model requires digital innovation

Insurers must adapt to the new digital environment and provide customers with the same degree of customisation they receive in other industries. This requires the traditional insurance model to make way for strategies that incorporate a lifestyle-centric approach, says Stuart Blyth, director at SilverBridge. With pressure coming from more agile insurtechs, insurers are faced with [...]

SilverBridge Awesome Projects 2018 comes to a close

Now in its third year, SilverBridge recently concluded its 2018 Awesome Projects campaign designed to reward innovative thinking by its employees. “The previous two competitions laid a strong foundation to take the campaign to the next level. With employees getting comfortable with the process and rules for judging in 2017, we were able to focus [...]

By |April 26th, 2018|General, News room, Press office, SilverBridge holdings|

Managing the compliance of data integrity in the insurance industry

Data has become one of the most precious commodities in business today. The continually evolving digital environment means companies must adapt or risk getting left behind. For insurers, there needs to be a balance between delivering innovative solutions while meeting regulatory requirements. Angelique Strumpher, Administration Manager for Business Process Outsourcing at SilverBridge, examines this in [...]

By |April 25th, 2018|General, News room, Press office, SilverBridge holdings|