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Technology – Friend or Foe?

“It’s no secret that the insurance sector is conservative by nature and has largely been slow to embrace technology. In the past year, many of the large incumbents have been touting new ‘digital’ offerings to keep the insurtech challengers…at bay,” states Travys Wilkins from independent comparison website CompareGuru. In an ITOnline article, he lists five […]

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Financial services and technology – Opportunity to understand and earn CPD hours

FinTech essentially encapsulates the intersection between the financial services industry and technology. The importance of FinTech is evidenced in the manner in which it is currently disrupting traditional financial models and structures. The disruption caused by FinTech offers both opportunities and challenges to large and small financial services companies in South Africa. The Introduction to […]

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Four ways to stay relevant in the techno world

Technology is redefining the way that we do business. The future of how we work beyond 2020 will be very different from how we lived and worked in 2010. A recent Forbes article discusses how to stay relevant as a Financial Advisor. Sal Tiano of J.P. Morgan Securities, shares four ways to ensure your practice […]

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Criminals now use digital technology to commit crime

In a recent media release, SABRIC, the South African Banking Risk Information Centre, on behalf of the banking industry informed bank customers about a scam known as ‘Business Email Compromise’ (BEC) where criminals literally ‘steal money by asking for it’. This scam targets specific employees in organisations who are authorised to transfer funds or make […]

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How technology is changing the Financial Industry

One of the predictions of 2019 was that digital transformation will be one of the big influences that will be visible in the financial services industry. Forbes predicted that “we will see big changes this coming year, especially for the banking giants, many of which have operated with a legacy-era brick-and-mortar mind-set for hundreds of […]

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Drone technology – An empowering game changer

One type of insurance technology many insurance companies are using nowadays is drones. According to DeLoitte there are two strategic objectives: better risk management through improved data collection, and reduced operational costs through improved efficiency and effectiveness related to claims. Drone deployment is rapidly expanding and evolving, with current and potential applications spanning the insurance […]

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Technology Adoption for Financial Advisors – Sink or swim, Jannie

According to Marina Grindle, FMG Suite’s Content Marketing Specialist, technology adoption has become a sink or swim situation for financial advisors. “Innovations are shaking up many of the traditional areas of financial management largely due to the demands of tech-savvy consumers and the changing face of the financial services industry”, she recently shared on the […]

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Embrace the voice search revolution

Technology is all around us. It’s transforming our business and its transforming our personal lifestyle. This year we will see plenty of exciting new developments. One of these trends is “Voice Search”. In a recent article Linda Graham from FinCommunication shares how we can embrace the voice search revolution. But what is Voice Search? Search […]

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Technology eases Compliance Burden

Schalk Malan, CEO of BrightRock, recently shared five of the major developments that are set to change the insurance industry as we know it. According to Schalk the rise of blockchain, personalised/precision medicine, the continuing rise of big data, multi-channel engagement and the Internet of Things (IoT) are technological advances that the industry will have […]

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