This section was created to highlight technology's role in the actuarial profession and offer learning opportunities through seminars, meetings, research and implementation of technology in the workplace. Technology section members receive two printed issues per year of CompAct, participate in the Apps for Actuaries website and post in members-only LinkedIn discussion boards. Anyone who works in IT or has an interest in software for professional or personal use is welcome to join.
Welcome to the Technology Section
This contest will recognize the best and brightest who can apply their skills to design an analytical solution that solves an insurance problem, submitted in a Jupyter Notebook.
Actuarial Innovation and Technology is the SOA's newest Strategic Research Initiative and has just been launched. This research will highlight the evolution of technology as it applies to the actuarial profession, insurance industry and population trends. Learn more about Strategic Research Initiatives.
Actuaries in Non-Traditional Roles
Learn about the different roles of actuaries in working with predictive analytics.
CompAct Has A New Look
Check out the new format for the CompAct. Please note you can now share a particular article or access the audio file.
Take a look at the recently updated Actuarial Toolkit to see a glossary of actuarial terms, common tools and computations, and apps other actuaries found useful for your mobile device.
Three winning essays were chosen in our recent Call for Essays that best outlined the case for the use of predictive models and its impact on the industry. To learn more about the essays, view them here or tune into the Societal Risks Embedded in Predictive Models webcast on Aug. 23 to hear experts discuss these essays in more depth.
Free CPD Opportunities
Section members now have access to free Technology Section webcast recordings (one year or older). You can access the recordings by logging in to the SOA Engage Technology Community.