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Actuarial modernization is underway at many insurance companies. Without proper planning, most of those projects will be unsuccessful. Actuaries must ask the right kind of questions when planning or evaluating future systems to get better results.
Actuarial specialisation can be a challenge to producing superior results. Bradley Shearer offers an international perspective on why actuarial teams need both close inspection and wide range visionaries. He also cautions against trusting experts too widely and encourages diversification in skill and career development.
Good actuaries need more than technical skills. This guest post by Rob Stone, FSA, MAAA, gives an experienced actuary's perspective on how to recognize when defensiveness may be holding you back.
Good actuaries have many characteristics in common. This guest post by Jeff Samu, FSA, MAAA, gives his perspective on what makes a good actuary.
After converting an actuarial model to a new system, what happens afterwards? This article gives practical steps to show value of the project and leverage learnings for future success.
When it's time to compare outputs from a modern actuarial system to your prior version, hitting all 7 of these stages will ensure a smooth transition.
Actuaries end up wasting time on non-actuarial tasks. This post introduces a survey to help understand the extent of such wasted time.
Some reasons for choosing a modern actuarial system are good: they allow you to be a better actuary. Are there some bad reasons? Absolutely. Read this to avoid making a big mistake.
Actuaries evaluating modern actuarial systems will need to compare many dimensions. These will help actuaries understand differences between systems.
Actuaries making a case for a modern actuarial system will need structure to their argument. This article outlines a straightforward way to think about the necessary elements.
There are many signs an actuary may need to update their actuarial modeling system. Here are 4 more.
There are many signs an actuary may need to update an actuarial modeling system. Here are 4.