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ABRIDGED AUDITED CONSOLIDATED RESULTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED 30 JUNE 2017, DIVIDEND DECLARATION AND NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

SILVERBRIDGE HOLDINGS LIMITED (INCORPORATED IN THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA) (REGISTRATION NUMBER 1995/006315/06) SHARE CODE: “SVB” ISIN: ZAE000086229 (“SILVERBRIDGE” OR “THE GROUP” OR “THE COMPANY”) ABRIDGED AUDITED CONSOLIDATED RESULTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED 30 JUNE 2017, DIVIDEND DECLARATION AND NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING GROUP PROFILE SilverBridge offers reliable solutions that support the operations of [...]

By |September 21st, 2017|General|

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|

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|

How to gain actionable insights from your insurance data

Companies need to leverage business intelligence (BI) more effectively to get the best value out of the data being generated. In the information-rich insurance industry, says Kelly Preston, data analytics manager at SilverBridge, this should be a strategic fundamental. “The value of data lies in the actionable insights that can be drawn from raw information. [...]

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

SilverBridge Subsidiary Takes Insurance Solutions into Africa with Exergy

Integrating Managed Services Platform for Enhanced Policy Administration PRETORIA – Feb. 06, 2017 – Cirrus, a subsidiary of the SilverBridge Group, is using Microsoft Azure as the foundation for the Exergy managed services offering, designed for the long-term insurance industry in Africa. This will provide insurance companies across the continent with a cost-effective and efficient [...]

By |February 6th, 2017|General, News room, Press office, SilverBridge holdings|

Understanding endowment assurance

At its most basic, an endowment is a kind of life policy that pays out the sum assured either on a fixed date (typically anything from 10 to 20 years) or upon the death of the person insured, whichever happens first. An endowment is therefore best viewed as a combination of life assurance and savings [...]

By |August 10th, 2016|Blog, General|

Term Insurance.. the ins and outs

Term assurance is probably the oldest form of life assurance and was typically in force for a period of one year. Today this type of policy usually has a term between 1 and 20 years. It provides coverage at a fixed rate of payments for a limited period of time, called the term. After that [...]

By |May 18th, 2016|General, Insurance general|

What do our users experience?

User experience is the feeling a user has when he/she works with a specific product or entity. The international standard on ergonomics human system interaction, defines user experience as ‘a person’s perceptions and responses that result from the use of a product, system or service’. The term UX or user experience is widely used in the IT and design spheres, because the user’s feelings towards a product ultimately determines whether it is usable and functional. This experience involves most of our senses and goes far beyond visual aesthetics. […]

By |April 14th, 2016|General|

Types of Whole Life Assurance

This is a follow-up blog on the discussion about 'What is whole life assurance'. Today we are talking about two different kinds of whole life assurance in this blog, namely whole life limited premium assurance and deferred whole life assurance. Whole Life Limited Premium Assurance A whole life limited premium assurance policy can be a with-profit [...]

By |March 17th, 2016|General, Insurance general|

Mobile money and micro insurance

Micro insurance is insurance with low premiums and low coverage. It primarily focuses on helping poor families by offering coverage to low-income households and individuals who have little savings. They are tailor-made specifically for lower valued properties and compensation for illness, injury or death or belongings, such as, huts, livestock or instruments. It is often found in developing countries, where the current insurance markets are ineffective or non-existent. Because the coverage value is lower than a usual insurance plan, the insured people pay considerably smaller premiums. […]

By |March 4th, 2016|General, Insurance general|