Podcast - Growing Your Company’s Predictive Analytics Capabilities.

Steve Wright and Tim Paris participated in this podcast of the Society of Actuaries' Predictive Analytics and Futurism section.

Predictive Analytics Case Study – Growing Your Company’s Capabilities

February 22, 2017

Length: 16:11

Sponsor: Predictive Analytics and Futurism Section

Description: Listen in as Shea Parkes, FSA, MAAA interviews Timothy Paris, FSA, MAAA and Steve Wright, FSA, MAAA from Ruark Consulting.  Tim and Steve have developed predictive analytics expertise at their company over the last few years.  They share stories from that journey and some suggested resources for others wanting to do the same.



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