Topic: Insurance

How to transform insurance processes in the age of the customer

How to transform insurance processes in the age of the customer
By Guest | 12 September 2018

Lori Murray from DXC Technology says that companies should look to incrementally implement technologies that enhance their existing IT environments, rather than ripping out and replacing their legacy systems

Lori Murray from DXC Technology says that companies should look enhance their existing IT environments

Same tune, but different key? Insurers adapt for a digital world

Same tune, but different key? Insurers adapt for a digital world
By Guest | 24 August 2018

Stephen Hollands from Willis Towers Watson says that, for all the disruptive changes that may arise from technological and data innovation, the core requirements for underwriting risk haven’t really changed so much

Willis Towers Watson's Stephen Hollands says underwriting risk requirements haven’t really changed

Is digital transformation so hard to achieve?

Is digital transformation so hard to achieve?
By Guest | 09 August 2018

Dionisis Poulis from Diastasys says that, while the insurance industry is lagging behind other sectors when it comes to digital transformation, this can change with help from the cloud

Dionisis Poulis from Diastasys explains how the cloud can help insurers' digital transformation efforts

How Microsoft solutions are changing the game for insurers

How Microsoft solutions are changing the game for insurers
By Jacqui Griffiths | 08 August 2018

Insurance firms are leveraging the cloud to manage risk, increase efficiency and enhance the customer experience – and Microsoft solutions are making this possible

Firms are using the cloud to manage risk, increase efficiency and enhance the customer experience

Why insurers’ digital strategies depend on the cloud

Why insurers’ digital strategies depend on the cloud
By Guest | 01 August 2018

Successful customer-focused insurance business models require embracing the ubiquity of cloud innovations and leveraging the power of cloud-native design for enterprise applications, says Mike Dwyer from EIS Group

Mike Dwyer from EIS Group highlights the benefits of cloud-native design for enterprise apps

What are the benefits of cloud-based core systems?

What are the benefits of cloud-based core systems?
By Guest | 23 July 2018

A cloud-based, unified core and digital platform is the key to a customer-focused business model says Glenn Lim from EIS Group

EIS Group's Glenn Lim says they're the key to a customer-focused business model

SilverBridge deploys Microsoft Power BI solution for Hollard Life Namibia

SilverBridge deploys Microsoft Power BI solution for Hollard Life Namibia
By Rebecca Gibson | 24 May 2018

Platform provides Namibia-based insurance firm with real-time actionable insights from its data

Willis Towers Watson study highlights surge in insurtech M&As in Asia

Willis Towers Watson study highlights surge in insurtech M&As in Asia
By Elizabeth Robinson | 16 April 2018

Research found that transaction volume reached US$460 million in 2017, over three times that of 2016

What topics will be top of the agenda at IASA 2018?

What topics will be top of the agenda at IASA 2018?
By Rebecca Gibson | 19 February 2018

3-6 June; Nashville, Tennessee, US

Topics will be tailored to technology, finance, insurance, accounting and operations professionals

Ordnance Survey trials Microsoft AI to reduce home insurance premiums

Ordnance Survey trials Microsoft AI to reduce home insurance premiums
By Elizabeth Robinson | 15 February 2018

Machine learning technology can accurately identify different roof types 


Mastering the art of empowering innovation in insurance

Mastering the art of empowering innovation in insurance
By Guest | 02 February 2018

Matej Pfajfar from Adacta explains why a future-proof core system is essential for innovation

Matej Pfajfar from Adacta explains why a future-proof core system is essential for innovation

Connecting the customer experience in the insurance industry

Connecting the customer experience in the insurance industry
By Guest | 25 January 2018

Heloise Rossouw, senior consultant at Willis Towers Watson, discusses insurers’ new gold standard for customer service which requires a seamless back office that connects customer data and insights with service delivery and value

Heloise Rossouw from Willis Towers Watson discusses insurers’ new gold standard for customer service 

Customer expectations have big implications for insurers

Customer expectations have big implications for insurers
By Guest | 17 January 2018

Mike Dwyer, CTO and executive vice president, Engineering at EIS Group discusses how the digitisation of the everyday has specific digital strategy and technology implications for insurers

Mike Dwyer from EIS Group discusses everyday digitisation and the implications for insurers  

How technology is influencing the insurance industry

How technology is influencing the insurance industry
By Jacqui Griffiths | 15 January 2018

Insurers are leveraging new technologies to gain insights from their data and transform their business for the digital age

Insurers are leveraging new technologies to transform their business for the digital age 

Q&A: Adacta’s Matej Pfajfar on the future of insurance

Q&A: Adacta’s Matej Pfajfar on the future of insurance
By Guest | 07 December 2017

Executive director discusses product strategy, digital disruption and Telematics

How SaaS is transforming the insurance industry

How SaaS is transforming the insurance industry
By Guest | 24 November 2017

Software as a service (SaaS) and the cloud have become essential components to grow a business in the digital environment. Patrick Ashton, managing executive of Cirrus, a subsidiary of the SilverBridge Group, believes that insurers across Africa will significantly benefit from this shift in approach.

Patrick Ashton of Cirrus explains the advantages of software as a service and the cloud 

IFRS 2017 Forum to help finance teams prepare for new accounting standards

IFRS 2017 Forum to help finance teams prepare for new accounting standards
By Rebecca Gibson | 30 October 2017

29 November; London, UK

Sessions will explore IFRS 17 and how institutions can prepare for full implementation

IASA creates a Virtual Business Show for its members

IASA creates a Virtual Business Show for its members
By Guest | 02 October 2017

IASA volunteers Scott Bowen and Jose Loera tell us how the new platform will complement the annual business show and help insurance carriers find the best products

IASA shares how the platform will complement its annual business show and help insurers find products

Collaboration key to industry success, finds 2017 World Insurance Report

Collaboration key to industry success, finds 2017 World Insurance Report
By Lindsay James | 13 September 2017

The report by Capgemini and Efma finds partnerships will help insurers meet customer needs

Microsoft Azure powers first blockchain project for marine insurance

Microsoft Azure powers first blockchain project for marine insurance
By Elizabeth Robinson | 07 September 2017

Microsoft collaborates with Guardtime and EY on new project to be rolled out in 2018

Microsoft collaborates with Guardtime and EY on new project to be rolled out in 2018

How insurers can take the challenges out of AI

How insurers can take the challenges out of AI
By Guest | 04 September 2017

Artificial intelligence systems bring a new host of challenges for insurance companies, but if deployed well, they will drive more personable customer experiences. Steve Magennis from Avanade explains

Steve Magennis from Avanade explains how AI can provide more personable customer experiences 

GCI-owned Blue Chip wins five-year contract with SunLife

GCI-owned Blue Chip wins five-year contract with SunLife
By Lindsay James | 31 August 2017

Blue Chip will provide the insurance company with a cloud-based technology stack 

Cognitive systems to help insurers improve customer experience

Cognitive systems to help insurers improve customer experience
By Rebecca Gibson | 03 August 2017

IDC says chat bots, virtual agents and robo advisors could expedite and improve operations

Artificial intelligence: make sure you’re aware of the risks

Artificial intelligence: make sure you’re aware of the risks
By Guest | 17 July 2017

Tom Srail from Willis Towers Watson says that, while the rise of AI is providing many new opportunities for insurance companies, it is also presenting a number of risks

Willis Towers Watson's Tom Srail says insurers should take care when adopting AI solutions 

The benefits of bringing bots to insurance

The benefits of bringing bots to insurance
By Guest | 14 July 2017

Dennis Vanderlip from Microsoft explains how insurers are exploring the potential of artificial intelligence to better serve their customers and run a more efficient operation

Microsoft's Dennis Vanderlip explains how insurers are exploring the potential of artificial intelligence

 

How insurance provider Aevitae is protecting its business

How insurance provider Aevitae is protecting its business
By Lindsay James | 26 June 2017

The Dutch insurance provider Aevitae has deployed Barracuda firewalls from Data Unit to gain seamless end-to-end data security for Microsoft Azure

The Dutch insurance provider Aevitae has deployed Barracuda firewalls from Data Unit 

How insurers can harness the power of analytics

How insurers can harness the power of analytics
By Rebecca Lambert | 02 June 2017

Insurers have an opportunity to identify and act upon new insights within their business to improve loss ratios and boost sales with better customer service

Insurers have an opportunity to improve loss ratios and boost sales with better customer service

Technological change and cyber risk now top risks for insurers

Technological change and cyber risk now top risks for insurers
By Rebecca Gibson | 31 May 2017

CSFI and PwC study finds that the level of anxiety in the insurance industry is at a record high

Safepoint Insurance chooses Duck Creek Technologies

Safepoint Insurance chooses Duck Creek Technologies
By Rebecca Gibson | 24 May 2017

Duck Creek’s policy and billing solutions to help US insurer to diversify products and expand business

IFRS 17: what does it mean for the insurance industry?

IFRS 17: what does it mean for the insurance industry?
By Lindsay James | 22 May 2017

Willis Towers Watson warns that the new global standard will be a major challenge for insurers

How modern tools can help financial services organisations to boost profits

How modern tools can help financial services organisations to boost profits
By Rebecca Gibson | 17 May 2017

HPE Enterprise Services’ David Rimmer and Chris Moyer explain how new technologies are driving an operational revolution in the global financial services market

HPE Enterprise Services’ David Rimmer and Chris Moyer explain the transformative power of tech

EIS Group uses Microsoft Bot Framework to deliver AI services

EIS Group uses Microsoft Bot Framework to deliver AI services
By Rebecca Lambert | 11 May 2017

The integration aims to make it easier for insurers to improve the way they interact with customers