Tag: Opinion

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Automating for predictable claims and underwriting outcomes

Automating for predictable claims and underwriting outcomes

Life insurers and reinsurers are making increased use of automation as they strive to meet clients’ needs for ease of use, product transparency, real- [...]
Compelling business case for action on climate change

Compelling business case for action on climate change

Beyond its environmental components, addressing climate change is about economic competitiveness and opportunity. If we do not adapt our economy to [...]
Students need continuous mentorship to become relevant in their chosen fields of study

Students need continuous mentorship to become relevant in their chosen fields of study

In March, Microsoft’s Africa Development Centre (ADC) announced the kickoff of season two of its Game of Learners (GOL) programme, an initiative aimed [...]
Staying ahead of cybercrime is a business imperative

Staying ahead of cybercrime is a business imperative

It is predicted that there will be 7.5 billion internet users by 2030, and that more than 111 billion lines of new software code are produced each yea [...]
 Back to the 9 to 5?

 Back to the 9 to 5?

Will people return to the office when it’s safe to do so? Since the start of the pandemic last year, organisations and employees across the world have [...]
Double triggers and risk pools are central to innovative pandemic covers

Double triggers and risk pools are central to innovative pandemic covers

Global reinsurers are leading the charge to develop pandemic risk solutions that will better respond to the growing frequency and severity of infectio [...]
Covid-19 impact on gender diversity at work only just starting

Covid-19 impact on gender diversity at work only just starting

The pandemic is a watershed moment for gender equality and an African Union report notes the importance of a gendered perspective in the analysis of t [...]
Smart sensors are revolutionising the insurance and reinsurance sectors

Smart sensors are revolutionising the insurance and reinsurance sectors

There is a paradigm shift taking place in the insurance industry, driven by new technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), big data analytics, [...]
Opinion: Building back better post-Covid-19

Opinion: Building back better post-Covid-19

The spread of Covid-19 in many African countries has been more contained than some had expected in 2020, and the death toll slightly reduced. Experts [...]
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