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InsurTechs – A Friend Or Foe To Insurers?

IBM Insurance Industry Blog by Christian Bieck, Insurance Practice Leader, IBM Institute for Business Value Toronto, ON (Feb. 15, 2018) – How often have you heard the thought leaders claiming “this time it is different – this time, the insurance industry is REALLY being disrupted.” The latest chapter is the insurtech business – flexible, young… Read more »

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Uniban Canada and Desjardins Insurance renew 12-year technological agreement

Laval, QC (Feb. 15, 2018) – Uniban Canada is pleased to announce the renewal of a substantial 12-year agreement with Desjardins Insurance for the use of the Conversense portal, Uniban’s automotive glass claims management system. Desjardins Insurance’s proven expertise, combined with Uniban’s know-how and their Conversense platform, reduce customers’ wait time and simplify the claims… Read more »

Xpertdoc Acquires XperiDo Through 100% Share Purchase

Transaction Expands Xpertdoc’s Reach into World-Wide Markets and Offers Customers Advanced Platform Capabilities Terrebonne, QC (Feb. 15, 2018) – Xpertdoc Technologies Inc., a Microsoft Gold Partner and leader in document automation and customer communications management (CCM) solutions, today announced the company has acquired the assets of Belgium-based XperiDo from Invenso bvba through a 100% share… Read more »

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Toronto Insurance Conference adds Travelers Canada to real-time insurer/broker system integration proof of concept partnership

Toronto, ON (Feb. 12, 2018) – The Toronto Insurance Conference (TIC) is proud to announce that Travelers Canada has joined the partnership to demonstrate real-time integration directly between Insurer and broker platforms using the Data Exchange Model (D/X). “Travelers Canada is committed to supporting brokers in their efforts to enhance efficiencies and deliver superior customer… Read more »

CSIO Reveals Name for eDelivery Solution: My Proof of Insurance

Toronto, ON (Feb. 14, 2018) – CSIO is pleased to unveil the official name of its upcoming eDelivery solution: My Proof of Insurance. The solution enables brokers and carriers to send consumers their personal and commercial policy documents and auto liability cards (eSlips) over email. Consumers can save insurance documents on their computer or smartphone… Read more »

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Maven City Car Sharing Launches in Toronto

Highlights: Maven continues its North American growth by launching in Canada’s largest city. Members can seamlessly access cars through a mobile app, including locating, reserving and unlocking them. Maven’s Toronto members will have access to the right cars in the right places. Toronto, ON (Feb. 13, 2018) – Today Maven is making car sharing easier… Read more »

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IBAC Technology Committee Announces National Priorities

Toronto, ON (Feb. 13, 2018) – The insurance industry is facing an urgent call to develop and enhance technology to meet changing consumer demands, reduce costs, and in some cases respond to government mandates. As brokers are an integral component in the sale and distribution of insurance products, IBAC believes that brokers must work together… Read more »

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Insurers That Transform Their Businesses and Operating Models Could See US$375 Billion in New Revenue Growth

Accenture releases new report, “Insurance as a Living Business” New York, NY (Feb. 12, 2018) – Insurance carriers globally could seize US$375 billion in new revenue in the next five years by transforming and revitalizing their businesses, according to a new report from Accenture. The report, “Insurance as a Living Business,” finds that insurers that… Read more »

Sun Life’s digital coach — Ella — now available to all Canadians

“Hey Google, can I speak to Sun Life?” Toronto, ON (Feb. 13, 2018) – Whether you’re searching for a trusted chiropractor near work, or a dentist close to home, Ella, Sun Life’s new digital coach, is accessible to every Canadian. Harnessing the technology of the Google Assistant, Canadians can tap into Sun Life Assurance Company of… Read more »

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The 5 Big Initiatives in Commercial Lines

Big Shifts in Priority = Transformation in Action New SMA Blog by Deb Smallwood, Founder & CEO, Strategy Meets Action, marks release of SMA 2018 Strategic Initiatives: P&C Commercial Lines Research Report Boston, MA (Feb. 5, 2018) – Transformation is underway in P&C commercial lines – finally! The nature and speed of the transformation will… Read more »