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Modelling / Software

  • Heath professionals carrying a stretcher © Shutterstock 'Big data' modelling can help actuaries monitor disease outbreaksActuaries can use dynamic modelling instead of a statistical method to track and address future pandemics more effectively, the IFoA has said. Thursday, August 6, 2015
  • August 2015 - cover feature Math happyDr Rajat K Sinha attempts to conceptualise the hidden mathematics of non-financial sectors through a hypothetical illustration, and argues that the mathematics visualised is more complex than that of the financial sector Thursday, August 6, 2015
  • Businessman using binoculars-shutterstock Capital ideasMultiple approaches to capital allocation bring multifarious insights, says Paul Johnson Thursday, August 6, 2015
  • Typhoon Chan-hom July 2015 © Stuart Rankin Typhoon Chan-hom cost insurers 2.2bn yuanInsured losses from typhoon Chan-hom in China are not expected to exceed 2.2bn yuan (£228m), according to AIR Worldwide. Friday, July 24, 2015
  • A man holding an iPad for cloud computing © Shutterstock Four in 10 insurers may struggle to keep up with technological changeSome 40% of firms may not be spending enough on IT to meet future business and client demands, according to a study. Wednesday, July 1, 2015
  • Big data measurement Data dangerBig data benefits organisations, but there are important drawbacks. Dina Gray, Pietro Micheli and Andrey Pavlov explain how relying on too much data can lead to measurement madness Thursday, April 2, 2015
  • Stack-of-coins Rise and rise of the central bankerAfter years of unlimited fiat money, central bankers are firmly in control of the world's financial systems. Detlev Schlichter explains why this is leading to the death of free markets Thursday, December 4, 2014
  • Confused-man-with-counting-calculator Greater than the sum of the partsActuaries and underwriters operate differently, but the positive effect of their complementary skills is undeniable, says Rob Barritt Thursday, December 4, 2014
  • AoTF-R-Hechter Richardt HechterActuary Of The Future Thursday, December 4, 2014
  • Cyber-Economy Cyber CatastropheAndrew Coburn, Simon Ruffle and Louise Pryor are developing frameworks for cyber catastrophe analysis. They explain how mapping the cyber economy enables risk modelling of systemically important IT providers Thursday, December 4, 2014
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