Yearly Archives: 2011

LinkedIn & Social media

Building on the recent foray into the world and dynamics of social media, I was able to attend an interesting session by Kendra Reddy on Linked in. This site seems to be ever expanding, and has a huge feature set.  … Continue reading

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Risk management and earthquakes

Had a fascinating discussion over the weekend with a person in the insurance industry and how they understand risk. In particular as it relates to earthquakes and how they see it. The West Coast, but also Quebec and Mississippi, even … Continue reading

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Receivable Management Association of Canada Inc.

Invited to the RMA conference this week, where there were some really interesting speakers. Particularly enjoyable was the session on social media and reputation.  Fascinating on the linkage to the ARM world, really made me think. Also good to hear … Continue reading

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Game Theory: linkage to vendor pricing

I have been reading this book: Game Theory: A Nontechnical Introduction.  Very interesting,  and is making me think about the applications this has to vendor pricing models. There is an interesting example of two gas stations in competition, and how … Continue reading

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CAGT Presentation

Invited to dinner at the Credit Association of Greater Toronto.  The speaker was Rob Ford, Major of Toronto. He is certainly determined to achieve what he promised.  It was interesting to hear him speak.

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OSS/BSS World

This week I was able to travel to London to attend OSS/BSS World. Really good to be back in the UK and it was great to be asked back to present at the conference again. My topic this year was … Continue reading

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Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure:

At a fundraiser for CIBC run for the cure.. Good day, great weather and golf improving (slowly). All for a good cause.

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Economic Club of Canada

At the Economic Club of Canada this am. Distinguished group of speakers, esp after the recent rate decision. Concerns about the housing market being such I driver in the market, and that things are really unstable and volatile at the … Continue reading

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AR Course

Been working on a course to explain to a non AR audience what the team does and dispel some of the myths people have around the process. Had a good response. Obviously an important part of the business, and integral … Continue reading

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