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Constantia Life and Health Assurance Company Limited chooses SilverBridge as solutions provider

Constantia Life and Health (CLAH) has contracted SilverBridge Holdings to provide them with a solution to assist with the distribution and administration of its new group life product. This new partnership brings with it the opportunity for SilverBridge to deliver an end-to-end outsourced business operations solution that supports the growth strategy of CLAH. The Web-based [...]

By |August 2nd, 2018|General, News room, Press office, SilverBridge holdings|

Why insurers should embrace the cloud

Even though global insurers are embarking on digital migration projects to cloud environments, it is not happening quickly enough with independent brokerages sitting at an average adoption rate of 44 percent. Patrick Ashton, managing executive at the SilverBridge Group, believes the benefits of using the cloud provide compelling evidence to make the move sooner rather [...]

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

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|