June’s top Salesforce, Riskonnect and Tableau blogs

  Every month, we select blogs from some of the companies that feature in thryve’s business solutions. June continues the focus on COVID-19 and recovering from its impact on the economy. This month, our choice of blogs look at what options grocery retailers have through digital systems, the pandemic’s impact on insurance businesses and what […]

Canadian insurance’s journey to customer-centricity

  By Neer Rama, Force Solutions Product Manager at thryve The insurance industry faces an important transformational challenge. I’ve touched on this in my previous article, where I explored some of the barriers that are keeping insurance incumbents from changing with the times. In that piece, I looked at how looming competition will exploit the […]

How to start harvesting data from spreadsheets

  By Riaan Bekker, Force Solutions Manager at thryve Spreadsheets are very useful. Yes, they can be very narrowly defined and even encourage the silo cultures that exist between departments or teams. But they are also a very well-understood and widely-used business tool. Whether you want to use data more holistically or if you wish […]

Rasmussen on choosing enterprise-grade GRC/IRMS

  By Riaan Bekker, Force Solutions Manager at thryve Michael Rasmussen is a name you might know if you take an interest in GRC/IRMS systems. I mention both titles, because Rasmussen not only coined the amalgam Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) to identify new risk-management technologies. He also recently went to war against the term […]

Measuring ROI for your integrated risk management

  By Neer Rama, Force Solutions Product Manager at thryve Calculating a return on investment is already a complicated exercise. But in the face of revolutionary changes, ROI becomes even trickier as like-for-like equivalences draw thin. So how do you measure ROI when adopting an integrated risk management system? A problem for every technology revolution […]

Know your customer, regardless of your business’ size

  By Riaan Bekker, Force Solutions Manager, thryve Henry Ford once said that his customers could have any colour car they want, as long as it was black. But this is a widely-misunderstood quote. Ford provided models in many different colours. Instead, his quote was more a jest towards his salespeople, who were pushing for […]

Introducing Salesforce Financial Services Cloud

  By Riaan Bekker, Solutions Specialist of Risk Management and Insurance Systems at thryve Some introductions are never too late. Though it has been four years since Salesforce launched Salesforce Financial Service Cloud, this service continues to be a game-changer. If anything, it’s become even better, including features that appeal to different segments of the […]

February’s top Salesforce and Riskonnect blogs

  thryve’s partners Salesforce and Riskonnect always have something interesting to say, so we often browse their latest blogs to keep up in trends and thought leader opinions. But you don’t have to. We selected our best reads of the month, covering artificial intelligence, 2020’s most pertinent risk compliance questions, an interview with Gucci CEO […]

The product has changed, even in insurance

  By Riaan Bekker, Force Solutions Manager, thryve The impact of technology often comes up in conversations I have, usually about how it’s changing things. People fret about ideas such as digital disruption or being replaced by technological efficiency. Concerns like those are valid. Disintermediation is something that many service-based industries should be worried about. […]