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Where to Wear your Smartware: The Rise of Wearables in Life Insurance

The use of wearable technology has been on the rise in recent years, from step-counting to measuring sleep. Many industries have begun to embrace this technology, with increasing interest in how wearables are being used in life insurance. More importantly, how can and should they be used going forward? And what caveats should we be aware of?

by Marc Mer

Posted 8 February 2019


Art of Persuasion – part two

In the previous article, we challenged the popular misconceptions of persuasion as a “battle of the strongest arguments”. The most successful persuaders are not necessarily those who present the most well researched facts and figures, but those who can execute a particularly effective persuasion strategy with their target audience, which can be summarised in these 4 simple steps.

by Milton Lim

Posted 14 February 2019

Climate Change Blog

Climate Change Blog – February 2019

Welcome to the sixth instalment of the Climate Change Blog, an article series that aims to cover news and events related to climate change and relevant to actuaries and the industries they advise.

by David Hudson , and Evelyn Yong

Posted 7 February 2019


Key implications from the Hayne Royal Commission Final Report

The Actuaries Institute has identified key areas and recommendations from Hayne’s final report that should be considered by actuaries working across general insurance, life insurance, superannuation, risk and banking.

by John McLenaghan

Posted 8 February 2019

Puzzles (The Critical Line)

The Critical Line – Volume 27

The Critical Line is back for another year of monthly brain teasers. In this volume, Jevon Fulbrook has prepared a line puzzle with a hidden image for bonus points.

by Jevon Fulbrook

Posted 5 February 2019

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