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Become part of MiWay's Actuarial department!

Published on: 27 July 2017

MiWay’s Actuarial department plays an essential role in the company since the work we do is at the core of insurance – i.e. charging the right client the right premium. We are responsible for claims reserving (estimating how much premium we should set aside for claims that we still need to pay, including claims we don’t know about yet) and calculating how much capital we need to...

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27 July 2017

Congratulations Attorney Jennifer!

Published on: 09 May 2017
Congratulations Attorney Jennifer!

“Do the best you can in every task, no matter how unimportant it may seem at the time. No one learns more about a problem than the person at the bottom.” – Sandra Day O’Connor Another one of MiWay’s Dispute Resolutions Officers, Jennifer, has been admitted as a qualified Attorney of the High Court of South Africa. From obtaining an LLB, completing her articles, attending...

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09 May 2017

Become part of MiWay's Development department!

Published on: 06 April 2017
Become part of MiWay's Development department!

We're not just about insurance... MiWay's environment allows team members to realise their full potential through sharing of knowledge and helping others to learn and grow. Where would you fit into MiWay's vision to move our company forward? What makes the MiWay Development team different? Innovation and creativity are two concepts that we endeavour to nurture in our environment. We have regular...

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06 April 2017

It's the season of giving!

Published on: 19 December 2016

At MiWay we’re passionate about helping South Africans realise their full potential. Getting involved with, investing in, helping and supporting communities go hand-in-hand with the core values of our business, which is why we make a habit of giving of our time and resources to uplifting communities through projects that make a difference. In the spirit of giving this festive season, we celebrate...

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19 December 2016

We salute you, Attorney Duncan!

Published on: 05 December 2016

The newest member of our MiWay Compliance team has conquered the challenging journey of becoming an attorney. Duncan successfully tackled all the demands that came with the process and can now take pride in being an admitted attorney of the High Court. “From an LLB Degree, practical legal training, and having to pass my Attorneys’ admissions exams, it took dedication and patience to...

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05 December 2016

MiWay Heroes: Sam from Training

Published on: 21 November 2016

We caught up with another one of our MiWay heroes, Samantha (Sam), to find out how she juggles her work and personal life. 1. What department do you represent within MiWay and what role do you play in ensuring that you provide a world-class service to the business? I currently represent the Training Department as the Training Manager. My role also encompasses the duties of the Skills Development...

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21 November 2016

We salute you, Attorney Candice!

Published on: 14 November 2016

After a long journey to admission and going through the application process that is like a rite of passage, MiWay's very own Candice is now a proud admitted attorney of the High Court. “The most difficult part was not obtaining the law degree, but rather passing the board exams after first attending work early in the morning and thereafter rushing off to PLT night classes until about 10pm...

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14 November 2016

MiWay Heroes: Takatso Ntsime

Published on: 31 October 2016

We are so proud of the individuals that make-up the MiWay team, so much so that we want to celebrate them and let you know who they are! This month’s MiWay hero is Takatso Ntsime from the Training department – a wife, a mother, a student – and a team leader! We caught up with her and this is what she had to say about her role in making MiWay a world class company. 1. What department...

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31 October 2016

FAIS Fit and Proper in layman’s terms

Published on: 03 June 2016
FAIS Fit and Proper in layman’s terms

This post by Stuart Brown, MiWay’s Regulatory Competence Specialist, explains how to remain FAIS Fit and Proper. I decided to write this article as I regularly come across people who work in the financial services industry, governed by the FAIS Act, and who have little or no clue how they are affected by it. If you are a representative of a Financial Service Provider (FSP) then read this piece...

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03 June 2016

Stepping into the Product Owner role

Published on: 20 May 2016
Stepping into the Product Owner role

In 2015, Christine Densley moved into her role as the Digital Product Owner at MiWay. Coming from a more traditional corporate environment, Christine was used to working within the Waterfall way of thinking – an environment consisting of business owners, project managers, business analysts – and lots and lots of documentation. The Manifesto for Agile Software Development values "working...

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20 May 2016

What is innovation?

Published on: 15 April 2016
What is innovation?

Leon Oosthuizen and Nadine Krakowitzer tell us a little more about MiWayaWaya days - part of the process of how MiWay stays at the forefront of innovation. "Innovation in insurance? Isn’t that an oxymoron for such a boring industry?" Nonsense! Innovation is not only about products or new technologies, it is about questions. Questioning the way things are done and looking at alternative ways...

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15 April 2016

Why are your apples not the same as my potatoes?

Published on: 29 March 2016
Why are your apples not the same as my potatoes?

Or... “Explaining relative sizing to non-Agile stakeholders” We’ve already mentioned that the developers at MiWay live out Agile methodology. A distinct part of Agile is “relative sizing” – a method of estimation used in Agile teams. The Agile Alliance Guide defines relative sizing (or relative estimation) as estimating tasks or user stories - not separately and...

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29 March 2016

How do MiWay's developers live the MiWay values?

Published on: 03 February 2016
How do MiWay's developers live the MiWay values?

Culture is important for any company, especially if you have a large variety of employees, all working in different departments, and all coming from diverse backgrounds with different expectations of what a company’s culture should be. At MiWay we have different sub-cultures, almost one for every department. But we also have the main MiWay culture, where everyone lives by the same MiWay...

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03 February 2016