In today’s complex and uncertain world actuaries are spending less and less time focused on the tasks they were hired to do. So, how did we get here and how do we fix it?
An Interview with Stephen Curle
We sat down with Software Alliance’s founder Stephen Curle to learn about the company’s highs and lows in the early days, and his thoughts on the future of financial modelling.
Modelling as a Query
One thing that I’m frequently asked is how client models can be better integrated with database or data warehouse environments. This article explores what else might be possible with Mo.net…
Ingenuity or Ignorance – The Redundant Features of Excel in the Real World
Are actuaries and other “power users” of Excel using their ingenuity to solve solutions with a relatively limited set of functions… or are they ignorant of other functions that may be better suited to the particular use case?
Case Study: Improving Models & Automating Processes for IFRS 17
Lisa Accos at Hachshara provides an in depth review of how the Israeli insurer improved their model to meet the new IFRS 17 reporting requirements.
Feeding the Python a Different Input
Following on from the Mo.net Loves Python series. this article outlines how to change the input data used by the Mo.net projection when being called from Python.
A Week in South Africa: ASSA Convention 2022 & Mo.net Connect Cape Town
It was fantastic to finally visit Cape Town for the ASSA Convention after a 2 year delay. We set out with the aim to increase awareness of our brand, to make good on our promise from 2019 that we are committed to the region and to make sure our understanding of the regional needs was still current.
Calling a Mo.net Projection from a Python Script
In the last article I demonstrated how to run a Python script with arguments from a Mo.net group projection task and return the results from the script back to Mo.net. In this third and final part of the Mo.net Loves Python series, I will reverse the scenario and use a Python script to call a Mo.net projection task.
How to Run a Python Script from Mo.net
Part two of our Mo.net Loves Python series. We look at how to run an existing Python-based Black Scholes model from a Mo.net group projection task, passing in arguments to define the vector size to use, and retrieving the completion message & run time from the Python script.
Snake Charming with Mo.net (or Integrating Mo.net and Python)
The first article in our Mo.net Loves Python series. We discuss how Mo.net and Python can be integrated in a range of different ways to meet a multitude of potential use cases.