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SEPTEMBER 27, 2016

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Customers Look for More Than Basic Insurance Coverage
New Bain & Company research suggests that insurers have an untapped opportunity to offer additional products that could transform them into solutions providers, not just sellers Read more.

SNAP Premium Finance & Imperial PFS Expand Services
Canadian-headquartered SNAP Premium Finance and U.S.-headquartered Imperial PFS have entered into a partnership to offer cross-border services to their respective customers Read more.

Understanding Insurance Disrupters
The pace of technological change makes it a daunting task for insurers to understand which emerging technologies represent true disruptive threats. In a new report, Novarica reviews 13 categories of disruption to help insurer CIOs understand the marketplace and make conscious, informed decisions. Read more.

New Manulife Program to Manage Retirement Transition
Manulife has announced the introduction of Retirement Redefined, an online retirement planning program for Canadians who participate in workplace retirement plans with Manulife and who are about to retire or are 15 years away from retirement. Read more.

Applied Systems Unveils New Product Capabilities
Applied Systems has announced innovative product updates across its product portfolio to deliver agencies and brokerages a connected insurance experience and to allow agencies and brokerages to automate operations and more quickly capitalize on profitable business opportunities. Read more.

iA Financial Group Launches Active Pharmacy For Specialty Drugs
iA Financial Group has announced that the Group Insurance sector is enhancing its Active Pharmacy service by adding specialty drugs to its offer. This service is powered by Express Scripts Canada. Read more.

CSIO Unveils Enhanced Website
The Centre for Study of Insurance Operations is excited to announce that the new, redesigned CSIO website is now live, with significant enhancements based on member feedback from the 2015 CSIO Membership Survey. Read more. Tech Awards

The Intersection: Blog

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The Future of Disruption: Will Telematics Uberize UBI?
We are hearing a lot about disruption that will hit the insurance industry as the result of InsureTech and digital transformation. However, widespread enterprise-wide implementations are some ways out, so we won't see the impact of all of the moving pieces. But there is one exception: Telematics / UBI. Read more.

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