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Analytics | Risk Management
Carsten Krah 0
Versicherungen: Modernisierung mit Analytics

Versicherungen stehen massiv unter Druck. Negative Zinsen und ein hoher regulatorischer Druck führen auch nicht gerade zu Euphorie (versicherungswirtschaft-heute.de). Die Branche klagt, all das sei operativ gar nicht zu schaffen. Was tun? Niedrigzinsumfeld ändern? Geht nicht. Regulatorik beeinflussen? Geht nur partiell. Also bleibt nur, an Effizienz und Automatisierung von Prozessen

Risk Management
Ian Jones 0
All quiet on the Barnett Front

The Barnett Shale in North Texas hit a historic mark on April 25: Its rig count fell to zero. Two hundred rigs once harvested the 40 trillion cubic feet of natural gas in this massive basin, stretching beneath 17 Texas counties. Today, nothing. This dramatic silence in North America’s second-largest

Risk Management
Klas Björnevik 0
What About Risk Control?

20 years ago, risk was controlled by small departments in the banks. As authorities felt they were held hostage by the systemic importance of banks, they introduced requirements to banks to become more solvent. In order to get the behavior of banks under control, many types of reports were also

Risk Management
Larry Roadcap 0
Five Keys to Successful Stress Testing

Stress testing is not new to the risk world but has been a major focus since the GFC (Global Financial Crisis). For a number of years now, stress testing has helped analytical specialists quantify various aspects of potential loss. What is new is the introduction of regulatory stress tests which

Risk Management
Leo Sadovy 0
Twenty-four extra-large bunny suits

I worked at the General Dynamics (now Lockheed-Martin) F-16 jet fighter plant in Fort Worth, Texas, during the mid-1980’s, where they subsequently manufactured the F-22 and now the F-35. My tenure there spanned the era of the $400 hammer and $700 toilet seat scandals in the military procurement world. While

Analytics | Risk Management
Leo Sadovy 0
The skeptical CFO

During a recent presentation on performance management I had an audience member ask me if perhaps I had minored in cynicism along with my degree in finance.  I replied that, with the science, psychology and philosophy I’d taken, I probably had minored in skepticism, but that the cynicism came later,

Risk Management
Maged Tawfik 0
Risk & fragility: Subjective, risk is

I asked a Nuclear Engineering Professor friend of mine, after the Fukushima power plant disaster of March 2011, whether that incident would have a positive or a negative impact on his industry. His response was that it would have a short-term positive impact as a result of publicity generating a

Analytics | Risk Management
Leo Sadovy 0
Conversational analytics

When you begin your career your most important skills are your hard, technical skills; the finance and accounting, the statistics and economics, the physics and chemistry, the engineering and calculus.  But as I tell my business school mentees, as your career progresses, the emphasis changes such that much sooner than

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