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Unleashing the value of advanced analytics in insurance
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Unleashing the value of advanced analytics in insurance

August 2014—Advanced analytics can transform how insurers do business, but realizing its potential requires complex, large-scale organizational changes.more

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The digital battle that banks must win

August 2014—The average consumer’s banking relationship is dominated by making payments. So why are banks doing so little to defend this critical beachhead?more

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PayPal’s vision for a global marketplace

August 2014—The company's vice president and general manager for Continental Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, Laurent Le Moal, discusses the evolution of consumer shopping behavior and how PayPal seeks to continuously innovate.more

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More bank for your IT buck

June 2014—Asia-Pacific’s mature- and emerging-market banks differ in many ways, but most have one thing in common: they urgently need to improve their IT operating models.more

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Private equity: Changing perceptions and new realities

April 2014—Industry performance is better than previously thought, but success is getting harder to repeat. Investors and firms will need to adapt to changing conditions.more

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Life journey: Winning in the life-insurance market

March 2014—The US life-insurance industry, in aggregate, has lost ground for 25 years. Yet a market worth tens of billions of dollars awaits companies able to seize the opportunity.more

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Uncovering hidden investment opportunities in Africa

February 2014—Recent research on the African private-equity market reveals a mismatch between supply and demand for financing that could point to investment opportunities.more

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Driving lean management: An interview with the COO of TD Ameritrade

February 2014—The financial-services group’s Marv Adams explains how ridding organizations of valueless complexity can spur growth.more

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