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A seismic shift is coming: Intergenerational Wealth Transfer

A seismic shift is coming: Intergenerational Wealth Transfer

16 December 2019

Simon Clare There is a seismic shift coming, as the baby boomer generation fast approaches a lucrative retirement when compared with posterity’s current outlook. Soon, this ‘privileged generation’ (The Telegraph, 2011) will begin to flex their savings, investments and pension muscles before many eventually pass this wealth down to their children (or their children’s children). The purpose of... MORE

Reimagining Superannuation – How super funds can take control of their entire member journey

Reimagining Superannuation – How super funds can take control of their entire member journey

12 December 2019

Paul Dunn Australian super funds find themselves on the cusp of an exciting and challenging new era. The rapid pace of regulatory and technological change has created a perfect storm for super funds. There is a clear requirement for a new operating model that will transform the way funds operate in this increasingly complex and competitive environment.... MORE

Cyber security in the Information Age – CPS 234 and the key role of third parties

Cyber security in the Information Age – CPS 234 and the key role of third parties

21 November 2019

Louise Dewar In the face of evolving cyber security threats, information security has never been more important for financial services entities and their technology partners. Key information security challenges include social engineering, fraud, hacking, mobile OS/app vulnerabilities and cyber-attacks on big data, supply chains and critical infrastructure, as well as potential impacts from natural disasters, utility failures... MORE

Why machine learning currently favours large scale players

Why machine learning currently favours large scale players

28 August 2019

Simon Clare At Bravura, we have established a data science practice that can help firms implement machine learning. We believe that machine learning can be used by firms large and small, in many areas. The adoption of AI (artificial intelligence) and ML (machine learning) in financial services has provided many benefits for those that are able to... MORE

Bravura achieved an outstanding FY19 result across all key metrics

23 August 2019

Bravura Solutions Limited (ASX:BVS) (Bravura) has today announced its full-year results for the period ended 30 June 2019. Bravura is again pleased to report another year of strong growth across the broad product suite coupled with continued operating leverage expansion.   Strong FY19 financial results across all key financial metrics Group FY19 revenue increased 16%... MORE

Three ways artificial intelligence and machine learning will improve the quality of financial advice

Three ways artificial intelligence and machine learning will improve the quality of financial advice

30 July 2019

Freddie Findlater Artificial intelligence (AI) is a term used liberally and to mean different things. When we talk about AI, we are usually describing computers taking on tasks that would typically have been undertaken by humans. At Bravura, we see AI as a broad approach to tackling different challenges rather than a specific type of technology. A... MORE

Why artificial intelligence won’t replace advisers anytime soon

Why artificial intelligence won’t replace advisers anytime soon

19 July 2019

Simon Clare The robots are coming and they are after our jobs, so we’ve been told. Huge advances in artificial intelligence mean machines are now capable of doing many of the tasks once carried out by humans. That’s good news for employers, who will benefit from greater efficiencies, but it could potentially mean bad news for less... MORE

IT frees wealth managers to focus on clients

IT frees wealth managers to focus on clients

19 July 2019

Jason Tong Times are changing in wealth management. The industry is being sandwiched between the revelations of the banking royal commission and investors crying out for better, faster, more personalised service. And technology will drive the transformation, according to Paul Dunn, Bravura’s Client Relations and Sales Director for APAC. ‘‘I think the market is looking for something... MORE

5 Key Essentials for a Successful Data Migration

5 Key Essentials for a Successful Data Migration

8 July 2019

Roshan Ranasinghe Today’s wealth management industry is seeing an unprecedented level of increasing regulatory pressure on banks, superannuation and investment funds in relation to disclosure and transparency of costs and fees and data automation. For these businesses, this means that maintaining quality data in their core platform is fundamental to success going forward. Regulatory demands, fund consolidations... MORE

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Financial Services – Where might it go next?

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Financial Services – Where might it go next?

1 July 2019

Simon Clare We often hear that the opportunities for financial services companies from artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are boundless. It will reduce cost, improve the product and drive customer engagement. But few practical examples are offered. Over the last year Bravura has been exploring new ways of developing and analysing the latest in technology... MORE