Software provider CDL has integrated its retail solution, Strata, with Amazon Echo's Alexa bot to allow customers to change and check their insurance policies via a conversation with the robot.
As Her Majesty the Queen delivered her all-important speech to open parliament, insurers had a lot to think about.
Increased analytics and data capturing will be integral to the future of underwriting global property but could lead to uninsurable properties, insurers have said.
Using Big Data will be the biggest challenge to insurers James Dalton, director of general insurance policy at the Association of British Insurers has said.
Artificial intelligence, regtech and collaborating with start-up incubators are key areas of focus for Lloyd’s as it seeks to modernise, the markets technology head has said.
Regulatory pressures are a barrier to innovation within the insurance industry, a market expert has said.
The Motor Report is out - but what do the experts think of the findings?
Finnish company, Maas Global has received investment from Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance and Toyota Financial Services.
The generosity and heroic nature of Londoners came to the fore this week, when after two recent terrorism attacks the city saw the worst fire in recent history. Firefighters were heralded for entering the 24-storey flaming building and the community came…
Customer expectations have changed. Technological advances in the past five to 10 years have refocused entire industries on providing ‘real-time’ customer care. Mark Southern, commercial director for the WPA Group, explains that while insurance…
Insurance companies need to use clever content strategies to make sure their website ranks high enough in search results to compete with aggregators. Here is some advice from Jonathan Moore, head of SEO at Equimedia
AIG has partnered with IBM and Standard Chartered to deliver the first multinational insurance policy using Blockchain.
US on-demand insurer, Slice, has confirmed its plans to expand to the UK after expanding to 13 states across the US.
Five insurtech firms are set to begin testing in the second cohort of the Financial Conduct Authority’s sandbox after successful applications.
The Wanna Cry ransomware attack is going to bring into light cyber wordings and terrorism exclusions, explains Hermes Marangos, partner at Signature Litigation.
Watchstone is being forced to fight off a £600m civil case from law firm Slater and Gordon, over allegations of fraud.
UK General is developing a personal cyber policy to cover against cyber bullying and social media hacking.
Industry stakeholders have given the green light to a new structure to support an industry standard for connecting data through the repairer supply chain during the claims process.
New rules on data protection will come into force in Europe next year. Sergio Pierro is a professional indemnity underwriter for international financial lines at XL Catlin, based in Paris, and focuses on cyber. He explains how companies can get ready for…
Connected cars will dispatch emergency services and send first notice of loss as early as next year, predicted Sean Carey, president of SCG Management Consultants.
Not every insurer needs an app. Antoine Hemon-Laurens, mobile consultant at GMC Software, lists the four questions you should ask yourself to decide whether it is the right tool for your company.
To maintain its competitive position, the London insurance market needs to become a truly global hub, write Chris Beazley, CEO of the London Market Group, and Paul Clark, partner at the Boston Consulting Group
BGL has opened a tech hub at the White Collar Factory on Sillicon Roundabout in London’s Shoreditch and is planning to develop a series of products.
Cyber MGA, Node International has chosen Charles Taylor as its management service and will benefit from its MGA and broker incubator service.