News, trends and technology insights for the insurance industry

Empowering women in Fintech


Xchanging, a DXC Technology Company, has a long track record of service delivery in the insurance industry, transforming the paper-based operations of one of London’s oldest markets to a state of the art digital technology machine. As with most ITO and BPO providers and the administrative nature of these services, our diversity stats look very […]

Championing change with diversity of thought

I’d like to think my nomination for Innovate Finance’s Women in Fintech Power List 2017 had something to do with my work on our Digital Minds programme – championing digital transformation in the London insurance market by encouraging innovation and diversity of thought. I firmly believe that digital transformation in this market depends on cultural […]

Digital transformation is critical to the continued success of the London Insurance Market

Just a few years ago, the London Insurance Market became aware that it needed to transform in order to maintain its position as the definitive global hub of commercial insurance and specialty risk. Despite its substantial £60 billion size and a 300-year-old history, the Market’s leadership position wasn’t guaranteed. A joint study by London Market […]

W de « wearables »

Que ce soit une montre intelligente ou un tracker d’activité, nos poignets se parent aujourd’hui de l’un des wearables les plus populaires, ou accessoires intelligents. La gamme des wearables est en pleine expansion, avec plus de moyens de capter et d’enregistrer les données de notre vie quotidienne. Cela concerne tout objets et vêtements pouvant être […]

L’intelligence artificielle dans le secteur de l’assurance, ou comment offrir un produit plus personnalisé, accessible et modulable.

À quand remonte la dernière fois que votre compagnie d’assurance s’est rendue compte que vous avez eu un changement de vie (se marier, acheter une maison, avoir un enfant, …), pour modéliser un contrat juste pour vous ? Et vous l’a présenté sans que vous l’ayez demandé ? Sans empiéter sur la vie privée, c’est […]

Reality check on AI

It’s too early to worry about a sentient AI apocalypse. The reality is that we know very little about how the human brain works — which means we know even less about how to build a computer that works just like the human brain. For very specific tasks, AI tends to make rapid progress until it matches human-level […]

6 technology trends for 2018: Guideposts for digital transformation

‘Tis always the season for continuous innovation. As we look ahead to 2018, we see six big trends feeding the next wave of disruption and productivity. And that means opportunity for the digital enterprise. 1. Re-platforming the enterprise In 2018, companies will move to common IT platforms so they can respond to market changes faster […]

Battling the opioid epidemic with knowledge, commitment and advanced analytics

By George Mathew, MD and Rikin Patel The opioid epidemic in the United States is causing devastation. It is claiming lives, with a reported 20,145 deaths per year due to synthetic opioids other than Methadone (vs. 64,000 deaths per year from overdoses from all causes) by end of 2016. It is creating stress and strain […]

IA en el sector asegurador: cómo ofrecer un producto personal, flexible y asequible

¿Cuándo fue la última vez que su compañía de seguros se dio cuenta de que su vida había cambiado (por matrimonio, paternidad, nueva casa) y le diseñó un plan concreto solo para usted? ¿Acaso se lo ofreció, sin que usted lo reclamara? Sin entrar a invadir la privacidad personal, ésta es la visión futura de […]

W is for wearables

 This post is part of a series, “Digital: From A to Z,” that explores what it means to be digital. What’s in your A to Z of digital? Find me on Twitter @Max_Hemingway or leave a comment below. Whether it’s a smart watch or a fitness tracker, our wrists now contain one of the most popular wearables — […]