Increasingly, business strategy is data driven. Do we as actuaries have sufficient training? Are we equipped to be business leaders and what skills do we need to become more effective? Actuary and Managing Director of Insurance at Westpac, Rob Daly, joins the Driven by Data Podcast to predict how actuaries can lead the change to a data driven strategy.
Earlier this year, the Actuaries Institute, Institute and Faculty of Actuaries and the Singapore Actuarial Society hosted a competition on Kaggle to promote development of data analytics talent, especially amongst actuaries. This article discusses the winning solution for the competition. In particular, how the winner derived features, built and evaluated the model which led to the best performance.
Hugh Miller takes a closer look at the 2021 Intergenerational Report, an important plank in long-term planning in many sectors.
In the second of their two-part series on privacy in the age of big data, Taylor Fry’s Stephanie Russell and Jonathan Cohen explore the potential to apply data privacy approaches used in traditional settings to machine learning models.
Posted 3 August 2021