- Jan. 8: InsurTech, A.I., and the Future of Work
Driven by digital success elsewhere and the uniquity of mobile devices, insurers and brokers have started to sell and service with new digital tools. Meanwhile, advancements in A.I. may either serve to displace human workers or to unlock further potential in the labour market.
- Jan. 4: Is Big Data Working in Insurance?
by Andrew Ma & Kylie Taylor, Pacific Prime
Big Data has become a big buzzword, particularly in the insurance industry. The ability of predictive modelling to work out future trends by looking at past data has attracted the attention of many insurance companies, because analytics can help us better predict and understand risk and customer behaviour.
- Dec. 28: 2017: Dance with the Hippo or Sharpen Solomon's Tool?
The developments of 2017 will likely shape the next generation of insurance processes, distribution, and product. And size will matter, but in a new way. To help companies understand innovation, Craig Haney, head of corporate innovation at Communitech, has introduced the concept of the “Nimble Hippo.”
- Dec. 18: 2016: Digital Directions and Distractions
We predicted last year that 2016 would have one overarching driver for insurers and brokers: digital transformation. But there was a parallel trend that made things a little strange.
- Dec. 11: Cyber Risk and Commerce
We increasingly rely on digital for all matters of commerce; we expect risk-managed transfers of money, information, and control systems. And we rely on cyber insurance to indemnify gaps. But will we have standards and regulations in place to meet future business requirements?