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  • Predicting a New Toolkit for Claims Professionals

    By Bill Lentz |January 22, 2014|English

    Predictive analytics techniques are widely used in the insurance industry today, usually for actuarial and underwriting purposes. Using analysis of patterns in past events to model future outcomes or behaviors has made huge strides, largely thanks to...

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  • How the Gen Re Perspective Can Add Value to Your Business

    By Paul Wagner |January 06, 2014|English

    Many insurance companies enjoy long-term relationships with their reinsurer. This mutual commitment has many advantages to both parties, but one downside is the company can go for years without an independent view of its reinsurance program. I recently...

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  • Bringing Big Data Under Control

    By Sabine Fahrig |December 18, 2013|English

    Big Data promises to make a huge difference to insurance companies in the context of marketing, underwriting and claims management. Today, capturing, storing and harnessing huge volumes of personal data on clients has become a priority, especially for...

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  • Enterprise Risk Management – Getting The Tone Right

    By Janice Englesbe|November 07, 2013|English

    Recently, I was lucky to meet with Dr. Paul Walker, the Director of the Center of Excellence for Enterprise Risk Management at St. John’s University, New York City. We talked about how insurers can best implement enterprise risk management...

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  • How To Find Paths to Growth

    By Carole Ferrero |October 28, 2013|English

    I’m often asked by clients, what can Gen Re do to help us grow our business and drive better performance? In a sense it’s an easy question to answer because as a direct reinsurer, we share in the risk. We strive for mutual success and...

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  • A Guide to Re-evaluating Your Reinsurance Program

    By Berto Sciolla |October 21, 2013|English

    There are many reasons to take a fresh look at your reinsurance program. It might be because you’re dissatisfied with your current provider, or need to meet due diligence requests from the board - or it might be part of a larger ERM process. But...

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