Topic: Insurance

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

Q&A: Adacta’s Matej Pfajfar on the future of insurance
By Elizabeth Robinson | 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

Digital Transformation in Insurance Congress

Digital Transformation in Insurance Congress
By Rebecca Gibson | 02 May 2017

17-18 May; London, UK

Attendees will learn how they can adapt their businesses to reach the digital-savvy consumer

Are you ready for usage-based motor insurance?

Are you ready for usage-based motor insurance?
By Guest | 26 April 2017

Katie DeGraaf from Willis Towers Watson says that usage-based motor insurance (UBI) is generating a huge amount of interest at the moment. But is your IT infrastructure ready for it?

Katie DeGraaf from Willis Towers Watson explains what needs to be done to realise the potential of UBI

ACORD 2017 to provide the global insurance industry with data standards

ACORD 2017 to provide the global insurance industry with data standards
By Rebecca Gibson | 25 April 2017

24-26 October; Boston, Massachusetts, US

ACORD aims to help its members make improvements across the insurance value chain

The Future of Finance Summit 2017

The Future of Finance Summit 2017
By Rebecca Gibson | 21 April 2017

8-10 June; Singapore

An event dedicated to banking, fintech, insurance, asset management and more

AI and IoT account for almost 50% of investment in insurtech start-ups

AI and IoT account for almost 50% of investment in insurtech start-ups
By Rebecca Gibson | 31 March 2017

New Accenture report finds both technologies have the potential to transform services

IASA Conference

IASA Conference
By Rebecca Gibson | 27 March 2017

4-7 June 2017; Orlando World Center Marriott, Florida, US

Insurers will learn about the challenges and opportunities caused by digitisation 

Risk Americas Convention 2017

Risk Americas Convention 2017
By Rebecca Gibson | 20 March 2017

23-24 May 2017; New York, US

America’s gathering of risk and regulation management professionals returns to New York

The benefits of proactive CRM for the insurance sector

The benefits of proactive CRM for the insurance sector
By Rebecca Lambert | 20 March 2017

By using the latest customer relationship management solutions, insurers can put the customer at the heart of their business and reap significant rewards. Dennis Vanderlip is joined by a number of key Microsoft partners to tell us more

Those insurance companies that put the customer at the heart of their business will reap significant rewards

Insurers to implement machine learning to drive profitability

Insurers to implement machine learning to drive profitability
By Lindsay James | 08 March 2017

Willis Towers Watson has included machine learning in the latest edition of its Radar pricing software

How insurers can take the cost out of IFRS 17

How insurers can take the cost out of IFRS 17
By Guest | 22 February 2017

IFRS 17 budgets do not have to be massive: insurers can take advantage of a smart data platform to ensure cost-efficient implementation. Daniel Trzesniak from Systemorph explains

Daniel Trzesniak from Systemorph explains why IFRS 17 budgets do not have to be massive

InsureTech partnerships could help insurers remain competitive, says PwC

InsureTech partnerships could help insurers remain competitive, says PwC
By Rebecca Gibson | 13 February 2017

Start-ups could help insurers improve processes, analyse data and reduce costs

What does Avaya’s bankruptcy mean for business in the UK?

What does Avaya’s bankruptcy mean for business in the UK?
By Guest | 02 February 2017

Jon Seddon from GCI says that the days of outdated PBX-based telecoms are coming to an end

Jon Seddon from GCI says that the days of outdated PBX-based telecoms are coming to an end

Why you need to awaken your IT monster

Why you need to awaken your IT monster
By Guest | 01 February 2017

Existing and often disparate policy systems don’t have to block insurers from achieving the goal of developing the connected, digital business models that will enable them to stay competitive and enhance customer experience. Charlie Samolczyk from Willis Towers Watson explains further

Charlie Samolczyk from Willis Towers Watson explains how insurers can benefit from digital models

Microsoft helps Liberty Mutual improve its data analytics capabilities

Microsoft helps Liberty Mutual improve its data analytics capabilities
By Sean Dudley | 01 February 2017

Insurance company harnesses Power BI and Office 365 to boost collaboration and productivity