Insurance

News, trends and technology insights for the insurance industry

Financial services are embracing multi-cloud

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Multi-clouds — environments made up of multiple public and private clouds typically used for different purposes — may well be the cloud of choice for banks. That’s according to an independent report by 451 Research, ‘Multi-Cloud Fundamental to Financial Services Transformation.’ I’m not here to argue. This report, which was sponsored by Canonical — the […]

Insurtech innovation shifts from insurance to ensurance

Digital transformation is much more than a technology play, especially for insurers. Transformation is altering the way insurers evaluate, enter and serve markets. Insurers are looking beyond simple indemnification, which is transactional, to more continuous engagement and services that target the insured’s true goals and needs. Insurers are expanding their offerings with products and services […]

Machines that pay each other using digital wallets

People use digital wallets such as Venmo and PayPal and, more recently, cryptocurrencies such as bitcoins to make frictionless payments, peer to peer. What if machines could use digital wallets to make frictionless payments, machine to machine? Autonomous vehicles — such as cars, fork lifts, trucks or any industrial machine — could pay for their […]

5 technologies essentielles pour la transformation des activités d’assurance

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Ce n’est un secret pour personne : les technologies digitales peuvent entraîner des changements importants et de réels avantages au sein des compagnies d’assurance. Les opérateurs utilisent ces technologies pour réduire les interventions manuelles, améliorer la qualité, accélérer le traitement et redéployer leurs effectifs pour gérer des tâches plus complexes, améliorant ainsi le service et la […]

5 tecnologie essenziali delle quali gli assicuratori hanno bisogno per trasformare le loro attività

Non è un segreto che le tecnologie digitali hanno il potenziale di offrire cambiamenti significativi e benefici reali per le organizzazioni assicurative. Gli assicuratori utilizzano le tecnologie digitali per ridurre l’intervento manuale, migliorare la qualità, accelerare l’elaborazione e ridistribuire la propria forza lavoro per gestire attività più complesse, migliorando in ultima analisi il servizio e […]

Underwriting in the digital era — a transformational journey

The digital era is enabling new opportunities as well as challenges for underwriters. Today, there’s a requirement for massive quantities of information from different sources to evaluate risks, leaving underwriters with a significant amount of data to sift through so they can effectively rate the risks for a new customer and determine the coverages that […]

5 tecnologías esenciales que las aseguradoras necesitan para transformar sus negocios

No es un secreto que las tecnologías digitales tienen el potencial de generar cambios significativos y beneficios reales para el sector asegurador. La compañías aseguradoras las emplean para reducir el trabajo manual, mejorar la calidad, agilizar sus procesos y repartir su fuerza de trabajo de modo que puedan afrontar tareas más complejas, mejorando al final […]

Insurers: Getting from here to there on your digital transformation

Most insurers are aligned around a common vision of the future, so strategy is about charting the course from here to there. Whether the focus is new business, claims, or filling the white space in between, the journey starts with an outside-in view of the personas being targeted (e.g., customer, agent, adjuster); the capabilities and […]

Cognitive computing and AI help insurers’ contact center personnel succeed

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Cognitive computing and artificial intelligence (AI) present a new set of possibilities throughout insurance organizations, and can provide clear benefits within contact centers. Cognitive computing and AI capabilities are breathing new life into existing applications, creating new applications to provide deep insights and enabling insurers to drive transformation and innovation while achieving better business results. […]

The organizational consequences of an insurer’s digital transformation

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Digital transformation is driving improvements within insurance companies, boosting productivity, improving the customer experience, creating efficiencies throughout organizations, and enabling actionable insights using analytics and big data. But as an industry, we’ve been focusing on the technologies, rather than on digital transformation’s effect on each company’s work culture. The digital transformation journey has an impact […]