Tag Archives: Actuarial Review

Applying Innovation Principles to Managing Credit Risk

Recently I had the opportunity to present a webinar as part of the CAS Innovation Council’s Actuarial Innovator Profile Series. I discussed how the credit risk group I work with at Milliman has applied the principles articulated in Amy Wilkinson’s book, The Creator’s Code: The Six Essential Skills of Extraordinary Entrepreneurs. Wilkinson provides a valuable … Read more »

Collaboration with Competitors — What Do We Stand to Gain? What Might We Lose?

Whether we like it or not, the environment for the Casualty Actuarial Society and its members is changing.  One might paint different pictures of these environmental changes. One picture might be a major paradigm shift for the CAS that drives innovation and excellence. Another picture might be an evolution of our actuarial profession and the … Read more »

Driving Innovation: The CAS Accelerator

My agenda for the CAS has been focused on our future and living up to the aspirations of our current and future members, and our various supporters and constituents. We certainly have challenges: We work in an environment that is questioning traditional business models, is experimenting with new and transformative technologies, and is redefining the … Read more »

Three Modern-World Risks That Will Invigorate the P&C Insurance Industry

It’s an exciting time to be a property and casualty actuary. More and more new technologies are emerging, creating an ever-changing landscape in the insurance industry. A feature story in the latest issue of the Actuarial Review, “The Risks Around the Corner,” explains the effects that evolving technology has on the insurance industry and the … Read more »

How to Talk to a CEO – Three Considerations for Effective Communication

The job of a CEO is to make decisions. But not just any decisions – the right decisions. As an actuary, your work provides valuable insight on important business issues that can help your CEO when making these important decisions. However, for this insight to be effective, you must be able to communicate with your … Read more »

Lean In? Gender Bias in the Actuarial Profession

Most professions have at some point dealt with the issues of gender bias and equality, and actuaries are not unique in this regard. In the January/February 2014 issue of Actuarial Review, I reviewed Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook. In Lean In, Ms. Sandberg … Read more »

What Are Your Top Actuarial Stories of 2013?

With 2014 just around the corner, the CAS wants to know which stories you think made the greatest impact on the actuarial profession in 2013. The stories you choose are totally up to you, and can range from national and international news to CAS news stories. Some of the stories of 2013 are: West, Texas … Read more »

Post A Work Related Problem, Question, Or Solution In The New Actuarial Review Advice Column

We need your input for a new Actuarial Review column called, “Problem Solved.” This actuarial advice column will feature problems CAS members face while on the job, and how they solve them. “Problems Solved” will also allow members to send work related problems to the Actuarial Review, so others can read them and offer advice. … Read more »

Share News of Your Career Advancements in the Actuarial Review

Do you have a new job or a promotion? Have you presented at an event for an organization outside of CAS? Have you been appointed to a corporate or non-profit board of directors? We want to know! Future issues of the Actuarial Review will feature a new column called “Comings and Goings” that will share … Read more »

The Actuarial Review Is Getting A Makeover And Needs Your Participation In A Quick Online Survey

When finished reading this blog post, please take the Actuarial Review online readers survey. After 43 years as a printed newsletter the Actuarial Review is evolving into a new magazine design layout. The Actuarial Review will still contain the same great educational and interesting columns and content as before, but it will also include new items. … Read more »