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AEGON Exploits Important New Capabilities with SAS® »
Internal research at AEGON showed that helping staff acquire just 1 percent more efficiency is the equivalent of adding seven full-time people: a savings of more than £200,000 (US$318,500). AEGON has attained more than 1 percent. Read the other significant benefits the insurer has gained from SAS.
NEWS
SAS ranks as a leader in Chartis RiskTech100 report »
SAS secured the No. 2 spot in Chartis Research's prestigious RiskTech100 rankings, an annual international listing of the top risk technology vendors. (Based on a survey of 827 risk technology buyers and end users.)
Rebuilding Trust: Next Steps for Risk Management in the Insurance Industry »
Read Stuart Rose's review of the Economist Intelligence Unit's insurance supplement to learn potential trouble zones for insurers.
SAS Joins Coalition Against Insurance Fraud
The coalition speaks on behalf of consumers, property & casualty insurance companies, legislators and regulators. James Ruotolo, Principal for Insurance Fraud Solutions at SAS, says, "Joining the coalition is an example of SAS' ongoing commitment to partnering with the insurance industry in the fight against fraud." Learn more about SAS' insurance fraud solutions.
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BANKS & CREDIT UNIONS
Customer Intelligence Helps Rebuild Customer Trust »
Jill Enabnit, Vice President of Market Information and Research at US Bank, says one way to reengage your customer and build a broader customer base is to move the analytic culture and the sales culture closer together.
SAS® Marketing Optimization Produces ROI for Commerzbank »
Read how Commerzbank, Germany's second largest credit institution, increased profitability of its direct marketing program by 55 percent using SAS Marketing Optimization.
Banking on Social Media: Worth the risk? »
Many financial services organizations are asking how to incorporate social media in their customer service channels. Read how SunTrust Bank is incorporating Facebook while still keeping its customer info secure.
RESOURCES
Visualizing Change: An Innovation in Time-Series Analysis »
Stephen Few's white paper illustrates how interactive graphs lead to valuable analytical insights, demonstrating not just the degree of change from one point in time to the next, but also the shape, velocity and direction of change.
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INSURANCE
Are you ready? Solvency II friend or foe? »
Stuart Rose, Global Insurance Marketing Manager at SAS, says insurers –globally - who implement Solvency II initiatives will be better positioned for the future.
Who’s Profitable? Going Beyond Traditional Business Intelligence »
Learn how integrating analytics into performance management can help you measure the profitability of your customers, agencies and distribution channels. Use predictive capabilities to improve forecasting, resource allocations and decision making.
Understanding Solvency II and Its Impact on IT »
Nicolas Michellod, Senior Analyst in Celent's Insurance Practice, advises insurers to view Solvency II as an opportunity for enhancement.
FRAUD & FINANCIAL CRIMES
How to Detect 10 Times More Fraud »
How can you combine the benefits of manual fraud detection with automated fraud identification systems? James Ruotolo, Principal for Insurance Fraud Solutions at SAS, explains how a hybrid approach can be used to detect 10 times more fraud and save millions.
GOVERNANCE, RISK & COMPLIANCE
Lending Lessons from The Great Depression »
Clark Abrahams has devoted a series of three blog posts to improving loan underwriting. Read how he thinks these four areas could drive improvement: A holistic view, greater transparency, common sense and a focus on concentrations.
TRAINING
Need to Improve Your Core SAS skills? »
See firsthand why SAS Foundation courses comprise the Top 5 of our Top 10 most popular courses. Course dates for 2011 are available online.
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Experience more "aha" moments by uncovering insights in your data. Attend instructor-led training or we'll bring the instructor right to your desktop with our Live Web and e-Learning courses.
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