What Do You Know?

Hyle, Robert Regis
October 2007
TechDecisions;Oct2007, Vol. 9 Issue 10, p10
The article discusses the decision of Folksamerica Reinsurance in 2005 to create an enterprise data warehouse and associated reports for loss-reserving and other critical business processes. The loss-reserving system is aimed at replacing the Excel spreadsheet reserving system used by the company. The company created a pilot project for all the business intelligence vendors wherein the reinsurer gave the vendors information and required them to return with reports. As of 2007, the capability of the data warehouse is being demonstrated to senior managers.


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