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IASB delays IFRS 17 a year, but critical that insurers not pause projects

Posted by Sarah Werner

Once again, the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) has decided to defer the effective date of the IFRS 17 standard to annual reporting periods beginning on or after 1 January 2023. The Board also decided to extend the exemption...

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Core Finance: Taking a strategic approach to cloud

Posted by Amanda Steward

This is the third in a series of three blog posts which looks at how a digital finance transformation enables a future-ready finance department - one that can use data, technology and human talent to go beyond governance to provide commercial...

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Top takeaways from the 2020 InsuranceERM IFRS 17 Conference

Posted by Sarah Werner

Recently, we participated in the IFRS 17 event hosted by InsuranceERM. The conference was well attended with over 120 senior finance leaders present.  It drew speakers from major insurers across Europe including Allianz, AIG, and Ageas Group as...

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Building the foundation for the future of finance

Posted by Amanda Steward

This is the second in a series of three blog posts which looks at how a digital finance transformation enables a future-ready finance department - one that can use data, technology and human talent to go beyond governance to provide commercial...

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What do health insurance CFOs have to do with consumer experience?

Posted by Sarah Werner

Call it the age of the consumer experience.  The way we engage with our banks has transformed, the way we buy our cars has been upended, the way we shop has done a 180 – it was only a matter of time before consumers demanded changes to the...

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Fighting for a digital finance transformation? Focus on customer benefits.

Posted by Amanda Steward

This is the first in a series of three blog posts which looks at how a digital finance transformation enables a future-ready finance department - one that can use data, technology and human talent to go beyond governance to provide commercial...

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Finance re-imagined: an interview with KPMG Partner, David Fourie

Posted by Andrea Herbert

Ahead of our annual AptConnect event on November 19-20, I sat down with KPMG Financial Services Partner, David Fourie, who will be joining us as a keynote speaker, to discuss the digitization of finance, potential obstacles and what’s at stake...
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CFOs move up a gear in their digital journey

Posted by Sarah Werner

Chief financial officers must embrace digitisation to harness their most valuable asset, a single view of financial data, and become forward-looking and strategic advisers. Digital transformation is a wave that companies can’t ignore if they want...

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Team building through perseverance and a focus on wellness

Posted by Meagan Mujushi

Aptitude Software celebrated our sixth year participating in the JP Morgan Corporate Challenge (JPMCC) 5K race - with many offices entering their largest teams to date!

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Aptitude Software and Deloitte host Sydney insurance roundtable

Posted by Sarah Werner

Recently we joined up with Deloitte to host an IFRS 17 round table event in Sydney. We were joined by finance leaders at seven insurers across the Life, General and Reinsurance space. The discussion was lively and touched on the wide range of...

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