Everyone can be a data scientist, thanks to automated machine learning

    By Neer Rama, Force Solutions Product Manager at thryve  Data can be a messy business. Bad data leads to bad results, which only amplifies when you try to use machine learning or other forms of artificial intelligence. Data should be organized in a way that fits the business outcomes you are trying to […]

Get back on the digital transformation trend and see real ROI fast

By Riaan Bekker,  Force Solutions Manager at thryve I have a confession to make. Until the pandemic arrived, some of the claims around digital technology remained vague. We could clearly see the results from successful transformations, but there was also still enough scepticism and unanswered questions to cause some doubt around digital transformation. After all, […]

4 traits to face a crisis, and how technology helps

By Sean Pyott, MD of thryve The pandemic is having a radical impact on leaders, though few state it better than this Harvard Business School article: “Before COVID-19, CEOs and other executives in high-growth companies were focused on fostering innovation, driving revenue, and gaining market share. Today, many of those same leaders must make rapid […]

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. […]

IRMSA Risk Report: Let the accountability begin

  By Riaan Bekker, Force Solutions Manager at thryve The latest South Africa Risks Report from the Institute of Risk Management South Africa (IRMSA), its 6th edition, once again is interesting and captivating. At first glance, it might appear as if the report rehashed the same general risks as its predecessor a year ago. But […]

Three ways to break down silos in organisations

  By Neer Rama, Force Solutions Product Manager at thryve Silos once made a lot of sense. In the early 20th century, companies and states grew much larger and complex. Managing these behemoths was not easy and led to the creation of various layers that could toe the line, keep activities aligned with strategy and, […]

Why crisis also means opportunity

  By Riaan Bekker, Force Solutions Manager at thryve The Chinese word for ‘crisis’ is not a combination of ‘danger’ and ‘opportunity’. Like many such attributed pieces of wisdom, the actual concept came from Western authors fascinated by the idea, encouraged by a mistranslation of the Chinese word. Politicians, most famously US President John F. […]

5 Steps to Unlock the Flow of Information

Streamlining your job starts with understanding where things are breaking down. People, technology – even the data itself – can inhibit your ability to get the information you need to manage risk effectively. Here are five steps from Riskonnect to help unlock the flow of information throughout your risk ecosystem. thryve is the African partner to […]

Reducing administration and improving process awareness at RTT

  thryve Customer Story RTT is one of South Africa’s top logistics companies, moving thousands of deliveries every day to satisfied customers both inside SA and beyond her borders. Part of these operations includes insuring cargo as well as processing claims related to such insurance.    The challenge: Due to its international footprint as well […]

Podcast: Platform’s Place In Modern Business

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  Tony van Niekerk of COVER talks tech with Riaan Bekker, Force Solutions Manager at Thryve, more specifically Platforms. In a recent article in COVER magazine, Riaan mentioned that platforms are perfect for the Insurance industry. To start the ball rolling Tony asked Riaan if he could encapsulate the term platforms.