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This is where we write up all the tech-related things we’re up to, from experiments and brainstorming ideas to updates and opinion pieces.
Onboarding like no other: The first 100 days at hx for a Platform Engineer

Onboarding like no other: The first 100 days at hx for a Platform Engineer

Team Updates, Talent & Culture2 Mins

Meet Nitesh Patel, a Platform Engineer at hx. Nitesh joined hx over 100 days ago, has completed his onboarding, and is already settled in and making a notable impact on his team. Today, he's sharing his experience so far in this blog. Keep reading to learn more.

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Machine Learning Models: How can actuaries do more with AI?

Machine Learning Models: How can actuaries do more with AI?

Insurtech, Technology2 Mins

Welcome to the hx Machine Learning Blog Series! 🎉 Every month, we'll share an insightful piece discussing Machine Learning (ML) technologies and their impact on businesses, specifically in the Insurance and Insurtech industries. Check out our first blog by Jonathan Bowden, hx Senior Model Developer, discussing the adoption of Machine Learning in the Insurance and Insurtech industries, some challenges actuaries may face, and potential solutions for the future.

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MGAA Conference 2022 Recap

MGAA Conference 2022 Recap

Insurtech2 Mins

We recently attended the MGAA 2022 conference in London. Here's our recap of the key talking points from the event and action items for all MGAs and other members of the insurance industry. Keep reading to learn more!

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Customer Success and Insurtech: A Winning Combination

Customer Success and Insurtech: A Winning Combination

Insurtech, Thought Leadership2 Mins

hx Customer Success Lead, James Lubbock, shared his thoughts on Customer Success in the Insurtech industry and his experience at hx so far. Read more.

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hx appoints former CTO, Tom Clark to newly created Field CTO position

hx appoints former CTO, Tom Clark to newly created Field CTO position

Team Updates1 Mins

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The impact of the Project Rio and the Lloyd's Pricing Maturity Matrix on specialty insurance pricing

The impact of the Project Rio and the Lloyd's Pricing Maturity Matrix on specialty insurance pricing

Thought Leadership2 Mins

Lloyd's recently launched their 'Principles of Doing Business,' outlining the responsibilities of all managing agents. This blog covers our summary of the new principles and includes a guide on how to stay compliant.

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Manipulating the past (or unix shell histories)

Manipulating the past (or unix shell histories)

TECHNOLOGY, CODING HACKS4 Mins

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Technical Hacks: Yes, Please Clear My Terminal

Technical Hacks: Yes, Please Clear My Terminal

TECHNOLOGY, CODING HACKS2 Mins

What to do when 'clear' lets you down

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A Regex Saved Me Enough Time To Write A Blog Post About It

A Regex Saved Me Enough Time To Write A Blog Post About It

TECHNOLOGY, CODING HACKS2 Mins

When you find multiple occurrences of the same error in your code, the thought of manually correcting every instance is daunting, this is where a regular expression (regex) saves me time.

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AEGIS has partnered with hyperexponential to implement Renew as their new pricing platform.

AEGIS has partnered with hyperexponential to implement Renew as their new pricing platform.

RENEW USE CASES, CUSTOMERS2 Mins

hyperexponential (hx) are delighted to announce that leading Lloyd’s syndicate, AEGIS London, is the latest of a growing number of specialty insurers and reinsurers to adopt the Renew platform.

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hx did Advent of Code 2021

hx did Advent of Code 2021

Technology, Coding, Advent Of Code5 Mins

Winter was coming. The nights were drawing in. The energy crisis meant we couldn’t heat our homes, and Omicron meant we couldn’t leave them. What comfort could we find in these dark times? It’s a good thing Advent of Code was coming around.

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Hacking SpatialChat breakout rooms in Renew

Hacking SpatialChat breakout rooms in Renew

Technology, Hackathon, Renew use cases3 Mins

Our team is constantly coming up with unique ways of automating processes with Renew. This week we look at the awesome hack developed by Pat, our Senior Backend Engineer, to assign breakout rooms for our weekly team breakfast in SpatialChat.

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What kind of person thrives at hx?

What kind of person thrives at hx?

Team Updates, Recruitment, Talent & Culture6 Mins

Whenever we speak to hx-ers, one of their favourite things about working here is the team we have built. We’re still growing rapidly, so we wanted to share some thoughts from our current employees about what makes a great hx-er!

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