- Nov. 27: On Brokers, InsurTech Experience, and Friday Afternoons
Disruptive forces are pushing into the business of insurance in a big way. In many of the pronouncements from the usurpers and commentators, brokers are pictured as dull artifacts from a long-past time. Some brokers are emulating the digital pioneers. But is the reality of customer experience a bit more nuanced?
- Nov. 19: Infrastructure & Insurance, Risk & Reward
Public infrastructure and military projects played a critical role in socio-economic stability in the 20th century. Insurers could expand that role to new requirements for monitoring, measuring, and mitigating risk for new assets in the 21st century.
- Nov. 14: On the U.S. Election, Tech, and Coming Home
Since the outcome of the US presidential election, the path forward has been a bit foggy. There is one straightforward result, however, that impacts Canada's largest tech community. If Obama-loving Silicon Valley loses an ally in the White House, does this open opportunities for other countries that are a bit more accommodating? The short answer is yes – but beyond that, there is a strategy already in place, being executed, and available to be ramped up in the current environment.
- Nov. 7: InsurTech: It's About Time
While there has been a recent bustle in insurance tech – and nearly a billion in financing deals – many insurers have nonetheless been taking a wait-and-see approach. So how can insurers effectively bring in InsurTech? (Hint: As with insurance, time is of the essence.)