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How Big Data Completely Transformed the Insurance Industry
26 JUL 2016 | Big data is changing the way we think about many of the major factors in our lives today, and insurance is no exception. The digital age is completely transforming the way in which the insurance industry operates, and all of this has big implications for both consumers and insurance agents. In short big data is a term that is being used more and more recently, to refer to the flood of information that now exists and is accessible primarily through the internet.
Top tech stats: InsurTech, employee retention & more
25 JUL 2016 | Welcome to your roundup of some of the past week’s most interesting surveys, statistics and reports relevant to those involved in the UK tech industry. This week, we have statistics covering employee retention, digital development and InsurTech.
Fintech revolution could create ‘uninsurable underclass' - CII report
22 JUL 2016 | The growth of FinTech and the wider use of Big Data will revolutionise insurance but may create an uninsurable ‘underclass', a report from the CII has warned.,Whole of Life ,Life insurance
Insurers Will Gain by Innovating for the Internet of Things
22 JUL 2016 | The steady advance of the internet of things (IoT) presents a huge number of opportunities for insurers – as well as threats, according to a digest published by Efma*.
Cybersecurity is biggest risk of autonomous cars, survey finds
21 JUL 2016 | (Bloomberg) -- Cybersecurity is the biggest concern for companies evaluating risk in the nascent self-driving vehicle industry, according to a survey conducted by Munich Re. The world’s second-biggest reinsurer found that 55% of corporate risk managers surveyed named cybersecurity as their top concern about self-driving cars.
Six startups initiate their journey with Swiss Re as part of InsurTech accelerator programme
20 JUL 2016 | Swiss Re is excited to announce the names of the six startups, who made it to the first batch of InsurTech accelerator programme. Three technology themes identified for the programme include, Internet of things (home, industrial, health and motor), Systems of engagement (innovative distribution channels and models, digital assistants/ Robo advisors etc.) and Smart analytics (application of deep learning and machine learning across insurance value chain).
Surge in InsurTech start-ups aimed at customer service
20 JUL 2016 | Insurance companies are benefiting from an influx of new technology and are focusing on how new insurtech products can redefine the way they interact with customers. 75% of incumbent established insurers believe the biggest impact to the industry will come from building new products in order to address the changing needs of the customer. Incumbents see these new products as an opportunity to redefine customer interaction.
Insurtech futures: start-ups focus on customer relationships
20 JUL 2016 | InsurTech start-ups are focused on developing better customer relationships according to a report by consultancy PwC and tech accelerator Startupbootcamp. The report, based on 1.300 global start-ups, showed that over one third (35 percent) of start-ups are focused on customer relationships and how to improve them.
Insights
My four P's of InsurTech
25 JUL 2016 | The insurance sector, which is considered to be fairly traditional and resistant to change, is currently being overtaken by a macro trend of digital transformation. This is causing institutions with hundreds of years of tradition to rethink their insurance business models, by identifying modules within their own value chain that need to be transformed or reinvented with the help of technology and data usage. InsurTech represents a macro trend destined to take on an ever-growing relevance in a world which tends toward hyperconnectivity and the infiltration of technology into all aspects of society.
Connected Insurance Observatory: second session of the Ania-Bain think-tank
13 JUL 2016 | On Wednesday 13th July, at the Ania headquarters in Via Aldo Rossi, the Connected Insurance Observatory will be presenting a snapshot of the current innovation status in the insurance sector. The Ania-Bain think-tank has managed to bring together two thirds of the Italian insurance companies, the main international insurers and more than 15 players representing other sectors, to discuss about Insurance Internet of Things.
Agenda
Chief Data Officer Forum Insurance 2016
15 SEP 2016 | Swissotel Chicago, Illinois, USA: The Chief Data Officer Forum Insurance 2016 which will establish a focal point of discussion for Insurance specific CDOs, CAOs and senior data professionals to evaluate the evolving demands of big data and analytics in the Insurance space and importance of championing data/analytics evangelism at an enterprise level. This highly interactive forum, will tackle some of the insurance’s industry’s most crucial topics including price optimisation, fraud analytics, predictive modelling, customer data management, disruptive innovation, embedding a data culture within your organisation and data quality. It will provide you with the tools needed to empower your data and analytics initiatives to bolster your business outcomes. No matter the maturity of your organisation, the two day conference will enable you to shift the cultural mindset to a data-centric approach to problem solving.
Profitable Data Analytics Insurance 2016
20 SEP 2016 | Featuring an unmatched lineup of data analytics experts from some of the largest Auto, Home & Property, and Life, Health & Workers Compensation insurance carriers, Profitable Data Analytics Insurance 2016 (September 20-22), takes a fully comprehensive approach to leveraging data analytics for growing customer revenues and increasing profitability.