Actuarial Post: Earning trust on social media

April 26, 2018 Tom Murray

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Actuarial Post: Earning trust on social media This article was originally commissioned for Inner Workings, a monthly column written by Tom Murray, in the  April 2018 edition of the Actuarial Post.   The outright abuse of personal data epitomised in the recent scandals, concerning elections in the Western world, has shown that there are severe limits to the level of controls that you can put on your information once you have submitted it voluntarily online. If a total stranger sat beside you on a bus or a train and asked you about your personal musical preferences or which newspaper you liked to read, you would be very wary about supplying the answers.  Not that there is anything particularly top-secret about such information, nor is it very personal, but nevertheless an uneasiness would creep in that the other individual had to be up to no good if they wanted that kind of information.  In other words, you would assume that you were being setup for a sting.
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“Facebook” pensions and welfare – what’s not to ‘Like’?

June 18, 2013 Tom Murray

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Changes in the pensions industry are very slow coming. It seems that there is an innate conservatism that resists any idea of radical thinking to resolve problems that arise, even when longevity increases are of such scale as to fundamentally undermine the main principles the industry has rested upon over the last 100 years.
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Actuarial Post – Inner Workings: Embrace social media

December 13, 2012 Tom Murray

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By Tom Murray, Head of Product Strategy, Exaxe.
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