CEB TowerGroup: Charting a Course for Profit in a Sea of Volatility
Over the last four years, the CEB Tower Group Technology Adoption and Investment Survey has identified two key trends relating to actuarial technology investments: 1. Accelerated adoption and investment 2. A 50% increase in the number of executives reporting they do not have this technology...
A Regulator’s View on Spreadsheet Usage and Control
This presentation explores the FSA’s long-established view of the uses and abuses of spreadsheets within the financial services community. It summarizes the controls that the FSA [UK Financial Services Regulator] expects to see in well-governed institutions. Download the presentation
The Protiviti Guide to Spreadsheet Risk Management
Spreadsheets are everywhere. They enable us to quickly and flexibly perform analysis that otherwise would be difficult or time-consuming. As a result, we tend to place undue trust in the integrity of the analysis spreadsheets make. Many companies rely on spreadsheets as a key application...
A Six Step Guide to Managing Spreadsheet Risk for Insurers
Insurers face an uncertain future as the Solvency II and its internal models for managing capital adequacy, continue to evolve. The FSA has stated that one of the biggest risks for insurance companies with respect to Solvency II, is managing the data contained in the...