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May 6, 2022

Benefits of Internal Models for Solvency II

As predicted in a recent blog post, we are observing an expansion of partial and full Internal Models to meet the pillar I capital requirements of Solvency II. The debate around its advantages vs its costs has resurfaced, with a special focus on the market and credit risk modules. Here, we provide our perspective on the main benefits of Internal Models based on proven enterprise solutions.

Apr 29, 2022

Private Market Investing Accelerates as Interest Rates Rise

Even as interest rates trend upward and traditional fixed income investment vehicles reclaim some of their luster, insurers and other investors continue to show interest in private market investing.

Apr 21, 2022

Is Now the Time for You to Review Your Transformation Journey?

Over the last two years, we’ve seen many businesses quickly adapting to a Work-from-Home (WFH) approach for their teams, lifting and shifting their current processes from a centralized office into a decentralized world.

While this was achieved for most businesses to varying degrees of success, it begs the question: are their current processes still the best way to go?

Mar 28, 2022

The Top 9 Benefits of Robotic Process Automation

Organizations are always looking for opportunities to execute faster, cheaper and more accurately, and continue to look to technology for help. Even so, many complex highly regulated businesses in banking, financial services, insurance and healthcare are often inhibited by legacy systems that lack flexibility or an ability to easily integrate, resulting in sustained, costly operations prone to high error rates.

Mar 18, 2022

The Role of Risk Modeling in Volatile Financial Markets

Despite today’s formidable economic challenges, insurers and alternative investment managers must continue to increase and protect yields. Considering the uncertain future of interest rates, geopolitical pressures and other unforgiving economic conditions, insurance portfolio managers may be reassessing and revising investment strategies.

Mar 9, 2022

3 Reasons Organizations Wait to Automate and Why You Shouldn't

Poor data accuracy rates, real-world data challenges like poor image quality and handwriting, and slow turnaround times are a constant source of frustration to COOs and CTOs alike—whether for new business workflows or back-office workflows servicing existing customers.

Feb 25, 2022

EBA Proposals Eye Enhanced Credit Spread Risk and Standardized NII

With interest rate hikes now almost a given in the medium-term horizon as a result of increasing inflationary pressure, European regulators are shifting their focus to ensure financial institutions are prepared to weather associated impacts. In December 2021, the European Central Bank (ECB) announced its supervisory priorities for the triennium of 2022-2024 where “Sensitivities and shocks to interest rate and credit spreads” are clearly identified as a key vulnerability for the European banking sector, and therefore, a supervisory priority for the period.

Feb 23, 2022

The Benefits of Intelligent Document Processing

Intelligent Document Processing (IDP) enables businesses to accept end-customer data in any form and turn the written word into actionable and decision-ready data.

Embedding AI in the front of your automation strategy means data is intelligently extracted and routed for decision making, and work is prioritized and contextualized based on data to fit directly into current business processes, improving every downstream workflow.

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