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Insurance Pricing and Underwriting - where prediction meets the business

Insurance Pricing and Underwriting - where prediction meets the business

Pricing and underwriting have always been data-driven pursuits, but technology has allowed data to proliferate beyond anything the developers of the first actuarial tables could imagine. In the past two decades alone, the number of fields in an average policy database have grown from ten or fifteen...

Humans vs Robots: Who wins with RPA?

Humans vs Robots: Who wins with RPA?

When you think about the future of work, what do you imagine? Is it robots in the place of humans, working away at all hours of the day and night in their cubicles? Or perhaps a robot assistant for every human, taking on all their mindless tasks and light decision-making? ...

How to Use AI to Generate Stories for Marketing Cons and Pros

How to Use AI to Generate Stories for Marketing Cons and Pros

Artificial intelligence is a term we hear a lot but how can it be used in marketing? AI allows marketers to better deliver experiences based on the customer's needs and behavior. Through natural language processing, AI allows marketers to connect with customers and gain access to information that wa...

How to efficiently learn Amazon Web Services (AWS)

How to efficiently learn Amazon Web Services (AWS)

A common point of confusion is which cert makes the most sense when starting out. The answer is simple, everyone should start with the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate, if you care why then read on ...

How to Design Effective Presentations 5 Practical Tips from the Consulting Industry

How to Design Effective Presentations 5 Practical Tips from the Consulting Industry

As a young consultant, I remember entire meetings that were focused on the design and structure of a client presentation. Instead of discussing the strength of our argument or the viability of our analysis, we’d overanalyze the wording of our titles, the color in our visuals, and the font size of ...

How Seniors Got Lost In The Digital Health Revolution

How Seniors Got Lost In The Digital Health Revolution

COVID-19 forced seniors to start looking for technology-based solutions more than ever before. According to reports, they are more connected to the Internet than ever before, as loneliness and isolation forced them to use their devices extensively. ...

Hacking (with) Grafana, the most widely used solution for monitoring

Hacking (with) Grafana, the most widely used solution for monitoring

Nowadays, networks, systems and automation simply need monitoring. It should protect against failures, alert the administrators or make general misbehavior more recognizable. There are many applications for monitoring and Grafana is one of the most widely used - and it's free! If you search on shoda...

Driving transformation in 2021 all in on hybrid cloud

Driving transformation in 2021 all in on hybrid cloud

Sitting here at the end of 2020, I reflect on the year that has tested each and every one of us in countless ways. If I had to pick one thing that sticks out for IBM Z this year, it is the agility and cyber resilience that these systems brought in a time where IT was pushed to its limits as consumpt...

Do not Get Caught in a Web When Changing Group Life Carriers

Do not Get Caught in a Web When Changing Group Life Carriers

There are several pitfalls to avoid when changing group life carriers. One of which, is the actively at work provision. What does actively at work mean? For most carriers, it means employees are at work and performing the regular duties of their job, in the usual way, for the usual number of hours...

Document storage. How are you doing yours?

Document storage. How are you doing yours?

When you’re running a business, your documents are the building blocks on which everything else is built. Important files, data, contracts, paychecks, you name it; they make up the fundamentals of your business. ...