The blockchain to redefine insurance

Cryptocurrencies like bitcoin have become all the rage with people viewing them either as an investment opportunity or a bubble waiting to burst. However, the technology on which these are built, the blockchain, holds significant promise for insurance. Jonathan Jardim, senior software developer at SilverBridge Holdings, takes a closer look. The blockchain is a digitised, […]

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African insurers to benefit from cost-effective cloud solutions

In a move designed to provide insurers with an affordable policy administration offering that enhances operations, SilverBridge Holdings has introduced a cloud-based solution that can scale according to business requirements. Globally, insurers are embracing the cloud and SilverBridge has responded by developing an affordable cloud-based policy administration solution that enhances operations and scales according to […]

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Moving towards real-time claims processing

The insurance claims process is the bane of many people’s existence with some companies taking anything from 15 days up to a month, if not longer, to settle. In the fast-paced digital environment, this is an antiquated approach and must change if insurers are to remain competitive, according to Annalie Terblanche, Exergy Product Owner at […]

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Incentivising for insurance change

Combining the intelligent management of data with behavioural economics can assist insurers in providing customers with more sustainable solutions, says Kelly Preston, data analytics manager at SilverBridge. Merely having access to data is no longer good enough to be competitive in the insurance market. The data must be combined with meaningful analysis to enable better […]

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