Spreadsheets: Best Practices are Needed to Prevent Disasters and Optimize Productivity

Guest blog by Mary Pat Campbell, FSA, MAAA, PRM Did you know that a simple spreadsheet formula led to a $6 billion trading loss? Did you know that the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act caused a considerable amount of work removing hard-coded rates?

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Actuaries Around the World - Malawi

Edwin Mulenga works as a Principal Examiner in the Pension and Insurance Supervision Department at the Reserve Bank of Malawi. He holds a first class MSc in Actuarial Science from Heriot-Watt University and a BSc in Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Malawi.

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'Twas the Night Before Christmas

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The Times they are a Changin' - Wearables & InsurTech

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Make Your Own Excel Graph Defaults

Guest blog by Mary Pat Campbell FSA, MAAA, PRM

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The 5 Pillars of Health Data Analytics

Guest Blog by Yiding Jiang, FFA, MSc

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Critical Feedback is the Key to Excellence

The speed at which the world changes seems to move at a faster pace all the time.  The same holds true in the business world — speed is everything, technology is everywhere, and it affects everyone at every level.  But, no matter how many things change, and no matter how quickly, there are some…

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Actuaries Around the World - Indonesia

We recently had the pleasure of interviewing Fauzi Arfan, FSAI from Indonesia. He is the President of The Society of Actuaries of Indonesia (Persatuan Aktuaris Indonesia). Mr. Arfan joined Great Eastern Life in June of 2015 and currently holds the position of Director and Chief Financial Officer…

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Health Insurance (It’s Complicated): Lessons from the World on Healthcare

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Actuaries Around the World - Argentina

This month we have the pleasure of interviewing Javier Campelo, ASA, from Buenos Aires, Argentina. Javier is the SOA´s ambassador for Argentina and the regional ambassador coordinator for Latin America and the Caribbean. Javier leads Re Consulting, an actuarial consulting firm specializing in…

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