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The user journey, that’s the real signpost for fintech

The user journey, that’s the real signpost for fintech

19 September 2017

Ron Mullins There are really two things that explain the fintech revolution – one is seeing clearly how the user journey can be improved and the other is understanding how to adapt technology to bring about the change. The technology begins with the Application Programming Interface, or API, which is rapidly becoming recognised as a crucial component... MORE

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

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

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

The digital life insurance myth

The digital life insurance myth

28 April 2017

David Loader In a Digital Age, consumer expectations for more sophisticated digital experiences is only increasing. Within the life insurance industry however, the lag in digital adoption by life insurers generally has meant an inability to provide a pure digital life insurance offering. It’s called the digital life insurance myth, where many ‘digital’ life insurance offerings today... MORE

Bravura wins ‘People’s Choice’ and ‘Eureka! – Best Innovation’ awards at the Pensions Dashboard TechSprint

Bravura wins ‘People’s Choice’ and ‘Eureka! – Best Innovation’ awards at the Pensions Dashboard TechSprint

18 April 2017

Freddie Findlater Bravura were delighted to be part of the team to win two of the four awards on offer: ‘People’s Choice’ and ‘Eureka – Best Innovation’ for its ‘Act Your Age’ financial age comparison tool, at the 24 hour Pensions Dashboard TechSprint event held over the 12th and 13th of April. The first award was voted... MORE