Tag Archives: Data

Why DC pensions should follow the science

The country has learned a new respect for data during the lockdown. Following the science has led us to a better understanding of mortality and we understand from track and trace how understanding data protects us from infection. The public … Continue reading

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How can pensions be giving savers VFM but not be dashboard ready?

  Outcomes for dough, portals for show! Over the weekend, I’ve been thinking about how I can judge the quality of service I receive from my pension provider. As a consumer there are a number of things I would like … Continue reading

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How Pension Providers become winners in a data driven world

Data requests are a key measure of  “quality of service”. This is a sister piece to my blog for pension consumers published here.  Under GDPR, consumers are entitled to their pension data in a timely fashion. In a test last … Continue reading

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Not all asset managers are created equal

This is the second of ten articles written by Chris Sier which were originally published in Pension Expert. The original can be found here and is republished with the kind permission of the editor In the first piece of this … Continue reading

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Should data be popular?

It was once so easy.. Flattening the curve was a quick and easy answer to the pandemic and was dressed up to give us comfort. So long as we survived the initial onslaught we could return to normal. So Kitty … Continue reading

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Personal bests ;- the cyclo-menace.

Having wittered on about the value of data for the past five years I am now going to strop about cyclists measuring their performance on the streets of London. I am a bumbling Boris Biker and I my top speed … Continue reading

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Care homes – the elephant is out the room

We can take as the roughest of approximations that the numbers dying in care or at home is about half of the number in hospitals.   That would mean that the number who have died outside hospital by now  (April … Continue reading

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“Fifty shades of nay” – how hard should it be to get digital access to your data?

Providers are always finding new ways to stop AgeWage getting the data authorised us by letters of authority (LOA). Even when an individual signs an LOA – and the insurer is legally required to act on it – the struggle … Continue reading

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Lord share their data – but not yet!

Augustine’s wayward prayer – “Lord, make me holy – but not yet”, sprung to mind as I sat with the dashboardistas in Parliament yesterday. The Government’s “Pensions Dashboards – working together for the consumer” is a pretty vague document which … Continue reading

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Workplace pensions – who gives a flying feck what’s going on?

  Data or opinion? What’s the best measure of value? Most investors when looking for evidence and would prefer to trust data. Opinion is now measured by “the crowd”, the wisdom of a great number of people is turned into data. … Continue reading

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