Articles tagged "Data Analytics"
Head of Actuarial and Analytics at World Nomads and Weapons of Mass Deduction judge Jacky Poon interviews Andrew Xu, Analyst at Finity Consulting, on his entry into the WOMD competition, focusing on Geospatial analysis and a career in data analytics.
Posted on: October 30, 2018
Insurtech, fintech and disruptor are the new buzz words. Ask John Connor a few years ago what these words meant and he would have pictured a mix of bohemian tech-savvy hipsters in a trendy office, a place not for the traditional actuary. He was wrong, there are many actuaries working in fintech and insurtech start-ups.
Posted on: October 18, 2018
The Institute’s latest Dialogue thought leadership paper explores where better outcomes can be delivered and significant savings can be made in social welfare through better data analytics.
Posted on: September 26, 2018
Many organisations have seen big-ticket analytics projects turn into a morass of expense, confusion and lacklustre results. While some mistakes are unavoidable, there are ways to make the best of such experiences.
Posted on: September 17, 2018
With companies starting to pay the price for inadvertent unethical outcomes created by their systems and engineering, there is a need for data science professionals to understand and respect the discipline of ethics.
Posted on: September 4, 2018
Jacky Poon shows you how to build a risk premium pricing model using deep learning, in this example for a motor portfolio - a classic general insurance problem.
Posted on: August 23, 2018
In this instalment of 'Fast five with Fintechs', we ask Anna Knezevic about her experience setting up M&A Solutions Ltd, working on profit/capital optimisation based on incomplete data, and utilising data analytics to drive business insights.
Posted on: August 15, 2018
With over 150 hours of presentations available from ICA2018 in Berlin, we’ve had a look at some of the videos relating to Data Analytics and picked out a handful for suggested viewing.
Posted on: August 8, 2018
Hugh Miller comments on the plethora of packages available to data scientists, and its implications for businesses.
Posted on: August 7, 2018
Two Fellows of the Actuaries Institute and a Chief Data Scientist trained in actuarial science have featured in the Institute of Analytics Professionals of Australia's (IAPA) inaugural Top 25 Analytics Leaders program.
Posted on: July 4, 2018
The 2018 Young Actuaries Conference (YAC) began with more than 150 young actuaries around the country devoting half their day, seeking to be inspired. Chetana Koganti reports.
Posted on: June 22, 2018
Welcome to the Analytics Snippet column, where we showcase short code snippets in R, Python, or other programming languages, to demo the power of data analytics. In this first instalment, Jacky Poon dives into checkouts of book titles from a Brisbane Library.
Posted on: June 14, 2018
The 2018 Actuarial Hackathon saw 18 teams of actuaries solve practical challenges posed by not-for-profit organisations. From rap skills to wigs, it was an insightful, rewarding and entertaining showcase night! Angela Poon reports.
Posted on: June 8, 2018
Hugh Miller (Principal at Taylor Fry) asks Aaron Cutter (Principal at Finity) how he deals with the new technologies and skills required to manage analytics teams delivering for a diverse range of clients.
Posted on: May 16, 2018
A panel of experts shared their experiences on “Cutting Edge Artificial Intelligence Applications in Insurance” at a recent Melbourne YAP (Young Actuaries Program) event.
Posted on: May 14, 2018
After our short stay in Shanghai, we headed to Singapore and Kuala Lumpur to complete the Asia Tour 2018. With special presenters on Data Analytics and actuaries in business, the event was a fantastic forum top discuss our future together.
Posted on: May 9, 2018
The Facebook - Cambridge Analytica saga has dominated headlines. It has been a useful case study for companies thinking about their data and partnerships arrangements.
Posted on: May 4, 2018
Participants of a recent YAP Climate Workshop were asked to cast their minds forward to 2025 in a fictitious scenario where the small town of Derby, WA – now 'New Derby' – is a similar size to Darwin with a population of 100,000.
Posted on: April 12, 2018
The Actuarial Hackathon Committee is excited to provide a much anticipated update on its very first actuarial hackathon event, sponsored by Finity Consulting.
Posted on: April 12, 2018
The 2018 Financial Services Forum’s innovative format includes a focus on ‘big-picture’ plenary and keynote speakers.
Posted on: April 5, 2018