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The Staff Actuary’s Blog: The CAS Institute
Not surprisingly, one of the many things I’m helping with, in my month-old position as CAS Staff Actuary, is the development of The CAS Institute and its credentialing programs, beginning with a data science and predictive analytics credential. This is an initiative for which I was delighted to have cast an approving vote last year … Read more
Posted in Communications, Future of the Profession, Risk Management and tagged CAS Institute, icas, predictive analytics, professional education, Value at Risk.
Access Resources to Advance Your Technical Skills
Big Data has officially arrived, and it’s changing the way business works, including actuarial science, wrote David Zornek, an actuarial consultant at Oliver Wyman, in the most recent issue of the Actuarial Review. Zornek, who is also a candidate representative to the CAS Candidate Liaison Committee, highlighted a variety of resources that actuaries can use … Read more
Wanted: Actuary with Predictive Modeling Experience
Does your actuarial training make you attractive to employers looking for someone to join their predictive analytics team? Why would they hire you over, say, a PhD in statistics? This was an important question for me personally, as I was looking to break into the world of predictive analytics. And yes! Success! I’m 6 months … Read more
Posted in Communications, Future of the Profession, Professional Education and tagged actuarial training, actuary, CAS, predictive analytics, RPM Seminar.