IBM tops RiskTech 100 again

Chartis Research's rankings cover solutions for insurance, banking, trading and asset management


Generali Deutschland licenses SunGard's iWorks ERM Platform

Will use for Solvency II and IFRS 4


NAIC's ORSA identified as top insurance risk trend in North America

SunGard lists 10 developments shaping firms' strategies


LV= aims at major revamp of its actuarial systems

The UK's largest friendly society isn't waiting for Solvency II to overhaul its actuarial processes and systems. It's already well into the project, despite also being in the middle of preparing an application to the FSA for an internal model


Oracle mulls capital modelling solution

But now isn't best time to enter market, says senior director


Actuaries embrace faster, more efficient A/LM models

Top insurance trend for 2012 highlighted by SunGard


CROs need commercial acumen, courage and technical skills to succeed

It's not enough just to excel on the technical issues, Charles Garthwaite, Aegon UK's CRO, says. In an interview with Lorna Davies, he details other attributes that the CRO must display as the role becomes increasingly challenging.


SunGard and Barrie & Hibbert extend collaboration

iWorks Prophet functionality expanded


What to expect in 2011

Before Christmas, a number of market participants gave us their thoughts on what are likely to be the major issues for re/insurers this year. Here are edited highlights of the main predictions, with links to the full original versions.


Insurers must embed models into their decision-making

It's a priority for 2011, along with communicating the risks internally and externally