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IBM Helps Accelerate AI with Fast New Data Platform, Elite Team

IBM launches new data science and machine learning platform for data-driven decision making plus a no-charge consultancy to advise clients on machine learning adoption Armonk, NY (Mar. 16, 2018) – As companies look to embrace Artificial Intelligence (AI) to gain competitive advantage and increase productivity, IBM has unveiled a new data science and machine learning… Read more »

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Marsh Joins The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance

New York, NY (Mar. 14, 2018) — Marsh, a global leader in insurance broking and innovative risk management solutions, has announced that it has joined the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA), the world’s largest open-source blockchain initiative, with more than 400 member companies. The EEA seeks to create open industry standards and frameworks for blockchain applications… Read more »

Insurers Should Approach IoT With an Innovation Mindset

An effective IoT program can create a feedback loop that benefits both the insurer and the insured Boston, MA (Mar. 7, 2018) – While deployment of IoT initiatives by insurers is low, insurers are highly interested in operationalizing IoT products. Despite the inherent challenges experimenting with IoT poses – in particular, the need for and… Read more »

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Opta Information Intelligence and Risk Management Services Combine Forces to Meet Evolving Needs of Canadian Insurers

Toronto, ON (Mar. 5, 2018) – Opta Information Intelligence (Opta) and sister company Risk Management Services (RMS) are proud to announce the integration of the two companies. Going forward we will be expanding our suite of services and innovation solutions for the Canadian Property & Casualty Insurance industry. As members of the SCM Group of Companies,… Read more »

Information Builders Advances Analytics for P&C Insurers With Insurance Performance Foundation Enhancements

Insurance Performance Foundation Speeds Time to Value With Responsive Design and Mastered Data Integration New York, NY (Feb. 26, 2018) – Information Builders, a leader in business intelligence (BI), analytics, and data management solutions, today announced new enhancements to its Insurance Performance Foundation (IPF), including a new responsive user interface, agile implementation, and integration with… Read more »

Accenture Launches New Artificial Intelligence Testing Services

Powered by a “Teach and Test” methodology, the new services help companies validate the safety, reliability and transparency of their artificial intelligence systems New York, NY (Feb. 20, 2018) – Accenture has launched new services for testing artificial intelligence (AI) systems, powered by a unique “Teach and Test” methodology designed to help companies build, monitor… Read more »

Great-West Life announces contribution to support technology innovation and entrepreneurship

Sponsorship of Creative Destruction Lab will help next-generation tech startups scale their business Toronto, ON (Feb. 15, 2018) – Great-West Life has announced that it is contributing $300,000 over three years to the Creative Destruction Lab – Toronto to help technology entrepreneurs take their ideas from the drawing board to the marketplace.  The Creative Destruction… Read more »

Nearly Half of CIOs Are Planning to Deploy Artificial Intelligence

Gartner 2018 CIO Agenda Survey Toronto, ON (Feb. 13, 2018) – Meaningful artificial intelligence (AI) deployments are just beginning to take place, according to Gartner, Inc. Gartner’s 2018 CIO Agenda Survey shows that four percent of CIOs have implemented AI, while a further 46 percent have developed plans to do so. “Despite huge levels of… Read more »

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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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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