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May 16, 2022
Product Announcement
Software Update
4 Tips for Collaborating Across Geographies in the Virtual World
by Andy Hazell
In my role as the Head of Business Development for the EMEA and APAC regions at TAI, I’m used to bringing people together, whether that ...
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April 20, 2022
TAI Powers Up Reinsurance Post-Pandemic
by Brian Traxler
I don’t know about you, but I am ready to be done with the hibernation we’ve been in for the last couple of years due to COVID-19. (It’s ...
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March 30, 2022
How to Determine Sources of Error in the Frasier Method
by Mindy Epstein
Reinsurance analysts usually fear the Frasier method because of the potential for errors. But what is the best way to address fear? Take it ...
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February 24, 2022
How to Master the Frasier Method (for Reinsurance Analysts)
by Mindy Epstein
The Frasier Method is a statistical model used to calculate the premium rate for a Second to Die Joint Universal Life Policy. This method ...
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October 16, 2021
Partnering for Innovation in Life Insurance
by Tom Freitas
Life insurance carriers face a lot of tough challenges. Unfortunately, many of these challenges have grown so large that no one life ...
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September 29, 2021
Reinsurance Operations
Seven Habits of Highly Effective Reinsurance Divisions
by Nicole Karfakis
For many life insurance companies, reinsurance divisions can experience inefficiencies due to   Outdated operational systems, manuals, and ...
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September 27, 2021
Software How To
TAI Help Desk Webinar – Highlights
by Ryan Cauldwell
Having the right support when you need it can make a huge difference. The TAI Help Desk is more than a platform – it’s a centralized point ...
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September 13, 2021
Compliance
Reinsurance Operations
9 Disadvantages of Using Spreadsheets for Reinsurance Programs
by Andy Hazell
The benefits of spreadsheets versus an automated system are a popular debate when it comes to reinsurance programs. Spreadsheets have ...
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August 25, 2021
Software How To
TAI Ad-Hoc Queries Webinar – Highlights
by Mindy Epstein
Queries are a powerful tool to generate insights and help you understand your database. The recent TAI Ad-Hoc Query Webinar, led by Mindy ...
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July 27, 2021
Treaty Management
8 Reasons Paper is the Wrong Solution for Reinsurance Treaty Management
by Andy Hazell
For over 100 years, paper treaties have been the backbone of the life reinsurance industry. Paper has been reliable and consistent, but ...
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June 01, 2021
Reinsurance Operations
Life (Insurance) After COVID: Four Reinsurance Experts Weigh In
by Tom Freitas
While the recent TAI User Group featured many highlights, one session in particular that stood out was the reinsurers panel discussing the ...
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January 21, 2021
Software How To
TAI Life Reinsurance Admin Reports and Exports Webinar: FAQ and Highlights
by Wendy Wilmer
The right report at the right time can make a huge difference in your team’s workflow and success. The TAI Life Reinsurance Admin Reports ...
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October 13, 2020
Compliance
Optimizing Systems for IFRS 17 Reinsurance Reporting
by Andy Hazell
As the January 2023 “go-live” date for IFRS17 rapidly approaches (well, certainly rapid for the Insurance market), consultants have spent ...
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September 02, 2020
Software How To
Reinsurance Operations
5 Tips for Using the TAI Help Desk
by Nicole Karfakis
  The TAI Help Desk and Self-Service Portal is a customer service platform provided to TAI system users for troubleshooting and support. ...
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August 05, 2020
Software How To
Basic Claims Training Webinar: FAQs and Highlights
by Megan Gardner
TAI customers can make the most of the system’s Claims module with these helpful tips from Ryan Cauldwell, Manager of Reinsurance ...
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July 15, 2020
System Upgrade
Reinsurance Operations
[TAI FAQ] How to Prepare for a TAI System Upgrade
by Nicole Karfakis and Brittany Crawford
Whether your organization is about to kick off a TAI upgrade or is planning for one in the next couple years, this blog provides a helpful ...
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June 03, 2020
Software How To
Basic Audit Training: FAQ and Webinar Highlights
by Megan Gardner
To help TAI users simplify and automate the audit process, Ryan Cauldwell, Manager of Reinsurance Consulting, walked us through common ...
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December 04, 2018
Software How To
[TAI FAQ] TAI Claims Module
by Pete Murphy
 Are you currently leveraging all processing and reporting capabilities of TAI’s Claims Module? Claims are a key component of reinsurance ...
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November 05, 2018
Software How To
[TAI FAQ] 7 Valuable Ways to Query Reinsurance Data in TAI
by Muy-Hieng Yam
 As reinsurance administration professionals, querying data is a common part of our role. Whether you are creating reports, analyzing data, ...
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July 19, 2018
Software How To
[TAI FAQ] Last Extract Warnings
by Kelly Wood
We have recently received inquiries about an increased number of Last Extract Warnings being seen in TAI .NET release 3.2 and above. This ...
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April 13, 2018
Software How To
[TAI FAQ] How to Use TAI to Administer Life Annuity Business
by Pete Murphy
This FAQ will focus on answering questions on TAI Annuity.
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December 27, 2017
Treaty Management
5 Reinsurance Treaty Frustrations (And The Consequences They Have)
by Muy-Hieng Yam
    Tackling a reinsurance treaty can be a comparable experience to tackling an obstacle course. You’re not sure when a surprise will pop ...
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October 11, 2017
Treaty Management
The Risk of Inaccurate Life Reinsurance Treaty Data: Why Actuaries Should Care
by Raymond E. DiDonna
  What are the risks of having inaccurate treaty data in your reinsurance administration system? Are those risks top of mind for actuaries? ...
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June 28, 2017
Treaty Management
What Information Do You Need to Conduct a Treaty Review?
by Mindy Epstein
The treaty is a key source of data in reinsurance. It is the formal contract that binds the ceding company with the reinsurer and lays out ...
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May 01, 2017
Software How To
Reinsurance Operations
How to determine sources of error in the Frasier method?
by Mindy Epstein
Now that you've had an introduction to the Frasier method including what to consider when using it and when errors commonly occur, I'm ...
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April 27, 2017
Reinsurance Operations
5 Ways to Build a Strong Relationship Between IT and Reinsurance Operations
by Wilson Varghese
In my previous blog, I explained various factors Information Technology (IT) teams should consider when implementing solutions for ...
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April 24, 2017
Reinsurance Operations
6 Factors to Consider When Implementing Solutions for Reinsurance Operations
by Wilson Varghese
Reinsurance operations and IT go together like peanut butter and jelly. Or at least they should to ensure smooth operations. An integral ...
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July 26, 2016
System Upgrade
Reinsurance Operations
Key Ingredients to a Successful Reinsurance System Upgrade or Migration
by Jacqueline Barrett
From my last blog, you know that planning a reinsurance system migration is similar to hosting a dinner party. I walked you through the key ...
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July 19, 2016
System Upgrade
Reinsurance Operations
Why Your Reinsurance System Upgrade or Migration is like Hosting a Dinner Party
by Jacqueline Barrett
Great food, tasty drinks, and even better company – sounds like a perfect dinner party to me! But have you ever hosted one yourself? If ...
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