Contingencies, January/February 2019
In the January/February issue of Contingencies, the cover story, “The Game Behind the Game,” dives deep into the world of sports strategy and data analytics. Major League Baseball and the National Basketball Association have embraced this data-led revolution—is the National Football League behind the times? Other features in this issue include “Demystifying The Art of War”—No philosophical treatise, this classic offers practical advice for anyone engaged in conflict; and “The Case for the Bank Actuary”—What is “current expected credit loss,” and how can the actuarial profession help shine a light on this new and uncertain terrain? Plus a President’s Message from new Academy President Shawna Ackerman on how the voice of the actuary can continue to be the voice of a trusted adviser; the treasure trove of the Academy’s practice notes; and the latest in a series on managing catastrophic medical claims.