Although actuaries have come a long way from pen-and-paper insurance calculations, IBNR reserving calculations today are still performed using Excel. Given the rise of data science tools, there is a case for applying them more broadly to actuarial work.
With the countdown to the 2022 Federal Election reaching its climax today, the Young Data Analytics Working Group (YDAWG) has once again traversed into the ‘Twittersphere’ to take in what the candidates, parties and the public have been saying, and have applied a machine learning algorithm to mimic the candidates’ tweets. Check out the YDAWG's analysis.
We at the Young Data Analytics Working Group (YDAWG) are used to looking at the world through a different, data-focused lens. So, despite the millions of different articles, opinions, and hot takes from this week’s Oscars, we have managed to put together a unique and interesting way to look at some of the greatest movies from recent history. So, pop your favourite popcorn, import your favourite data packages, and prepare yourselves for another ‘YDAWG Analytica’ article!
Have you just started your data analytics journey or interested in exploring more techniques to upskill and accelerate your role? A brand new, one-stop, off-the-shelf (no pun) Actuaries' Analytics Cookbook has just been released to help you experiment with new techniques. Jacky Poon, co-producer of the Cookbook, details its purpose and content.
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