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Opinion

Using data to tailor insurance

Insurance products are becoming a tool which super funds are using to differentiate themselves and increase their relevance to members, as the concept of providing averaged group insurance cover across a fund’s membership is supplanted by products tailored to the individual. However, the use of big data, or the lack of it, in the creation […]
CIO profiles

Profile: Oscar Fabian, CIO, VicSuper

VicSuper is about to launch a scientific, analysis-driven approach to enhance its dynamic asset allocation. The project, which has been one year in the making, is pooling sources of information on its investment holdings into a data warehouse. It will use this superior information on the risks and opportunities it faces, to help better inform […]

The power of technology: forward looking risk tools

The finance industry is slow in its willingness to innovate around technology, and is behind other industries says Jessica Donohue executive vice president, chief innovation officer and head of advisory and information solutions at State Street. And the cost of that inability, or stubbornness, around technology innovation is not inconsequential. State Street recently released its […]
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