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OK GOOGLE – Kill my super fund!

OK GOOGLE – Kill my super fund!

22 August 2017

John Burke My home has recently been invaded by personal assistants. Not the human variety, but instead small unassuming devices that sit quietly in my lounge room and kitchen waiting for the opportunity to…well…assist. Constantly listening – which is a tad creepy – these personal assistants are ready to reach out into the internet and gather all... MORE

The 7 Tech Questions Super Trustees Should Be Asking Their IT Providers

The 7 Tech Questions Super Trustees Should Be Asking Their IT Providers

15 August 2017

Michelle Lusty Download the ‘7 Tech Questions’ whitepaper Despite its value, technology remains an area well outside the comfort zone of many superannuation trustees. With the rapid increase in tech innovation, it can be difficult for trustees to determine which of the myriad of tech capabilities available are most effective to deliver their fund’s business strategy. Modern... MORE

The future of hyper personalisation in employee benefits

The future of hyper personalisation in employee benefits

3 August 2017

Natanje Holt The marketing industry has been using personalisation to engage consumers for years. This started simply – emails from brands addressing us directly by name – and has now become an expected part of our customer experience. Snowballing change in technology however has now paved the way for ‘hyper personalisation’. This is about harnessing data sets... MORE

Bravura speaks at launch of Aussie Fintech forum in Hong Kong

Bravura speaks at launch of Aussie Fintech forum in Hong Kong

27 July 2017

Paul Treanor Bravura Solutions were delighted to take part in the first Aussie FinTech Forum launched in Hong Kong. The event was organised through the partnership between the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) and the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) who hosted the event at CBA’s Innovation Lab in Hong Kong. Bravura’s Hong Kong-based wealth management... MORE

Selective Insourcing – The best of both worlds for super funds

Selective Insourcing – The best of both worlds for super funds

20 July 2017

John Burke Advances in technology and more flexible business models have opened up a new approach to superannuation administration. Now with the ability to ‘selectively insource’ various aspects of administration according to their needs, super funds can achieve greater control and support their innovation efforts. Until recently, super funds have had limited options in how they ran... MORE

Workplace Megatrends – The future of the workplace and the implication for financial services

Workplace Megatrends – The future of the workplace and the implication for financial services

6 June 2017

Natanje Holt Download the ‘Workplace Megatrends’ whitepaper here The snowballing pace of change in technology and the constant streaming of information are fundamentally changing the shape of our future workplaces. Certain trends such as the evolving needs of the workforce, the shifting role of governments and intermediaries, and the impact of an ageless workforce, all point to... MORE

Passivity is no longer an option – the industry needs to work with customers to cultivate the right type of behaviour

Passivity is no longer an option – the industry needs to work with customers to cultivate the right type of behaviour

30 May 2017

Freddie Findlater While AE can be seen as a great success, with only 10% opted out, increased contributions which come in from next year, will demand a different strategy altogether. Until now, inertia has been the order of the day, but the government’s nudge department, together with the industry are going to have to work together to... MORE

The politics of pensions

The politics of pensions

28 May 2017

Jonathan Wileman As with everything, it seems, in modern life, pensions is politics.  There ought to be consensus across the political parties on the importance of everyone’s long term financial future and how to achieve it, but the different sides seem further apart than ever before. Throughout the developed world, we are getting older and living longer. ... MORE

Superannuation Megatrends – The 10 trends reshaping the industry

Superannuation Megatrends – The 10 trends reshaping the industry

15 May 2017

Scott Kendall   Download the ‘Superannuation Megatrends’ whitepaper   In the digital age, Australian super funds are facing profound changes on multiple fronts that are transforming superannuation as we know it. Demographically, the membership base of super funds is becoming more diverse and broadly distributed than ever before. As a result of compulsory employer contributions, new job... MORE

Why integral workflow systems shouldn’t be ruled out against a Business Process Management system

Why integral workflow systems shouldn’t be ruled out against a Business Process Management system

4 May 2017

Simon James Having worked in the Business Process Management (BPM) industry for nearly 20 years, primarily for software vendors, you inherit a number of preconceptions.  One of those preconceptions is that all internal/integral workflow systems are inferior to an external BPM system. This preconception is born from the fact that there is no set definition for what... MORE