Unencumbered by legacy technology, managing general agents are well placed to invent a better future for insurance. Cytora CEO Richard Hartley on why the likes of C-Quence and Convex are creating a radically different type of insurance company.
The insurance industry needs to change “decades-old habits” and use cloud-based systems to effectively manage risk, inform people and make decisions, a conference heard.
Applied Systems is poised to double the number of UK brokers on its Epic platform, with its international boss claiming it still has some way to go to fulfil its potential, having signed up only a fifth of those “ripe for change”.
Ahead of the Post Insurance Technology Summit, Post editor Stephanie Denton sat down with Duck Creek Technologies Europe managing director Bart Patrick to discuss the cultural step change need in insurance to remove the upgrade nightmares.
Arch Insurance-backed managing general agent start-up Archipelago Risk Insurance has announced that after a six month “pilot” it is ready to open the doors in a “controlled way”.
Ahead of the Post Insurance Technology Summit, Post editor Stephanie Denton sat down with Equinix global head of insurance James Maudslay to discuss the role inter connection and ecosystems play in giving insurers a digital edge.
Retail insurance customers are changing, with a growing opinion that those born after 2000 will have very different expectations than those over twice their age because they are digital natives. Sam Barrett explores what the industry needs to do to…
Guidewire has appointed Mike Rosenbaum as CEO, replacing Marcus Ryu who will become chairman of the company’s board of directors.
Regulation might have helped to speed up the evolution of risk modelling but technology advances, especially cloud computing, are now taking this development to the next level. Edward Murray explores the benefits this is bringing and how insurance…
Issues around the likes of data sovereignty have meant that predictive modelling has traditionally been managed internally. However, xx xx argues that this is more costly and makes businesses less agile, especially when major insurable events happen
Insurance still lags behind other industry sectors when it comes to the internet of things. HPE Pointnext chief digital officer Mitchell Feldman explains why underwriters across all product lines should consider how it could help them price risks more…
HPE Internet of Things and emerging technology practice director Mark Tritton explains the benefits of IoT.
Innovation labs, investment vehicles and strategic partnerships; Edward Murray looks at the ways in which insurers are facing up to the challenges of a digital future
Cloud-based insurtech platform Insly has raised €2.2m led by venture capital firms Concentric and Black Pearls.
8 steps to a smooth SD-WAN transition by Ivano Rondelli, Director, Global Presales and Marketing, Network Services at NTT Communications.
Legacy systems and industry culture are preventing incumbents insurers from innovating, writes Jane Disney, financial services industry value engineer at SAP, urging the sector to rethink itself as support services.
Cloud-based insurance software provider SchemeServe has entered a partnership with insurtech start-up, Worry+Peace, to provide brokers access to distribution channels.
Investment in UK insurtech has increased to £218m in the first half of 2017 compared to £7.3m in the previous year.
Outsourcing to third-party applications can help streamline operations and cut costs; there are practical steps brokers can - and should - take to reduce the impact of a potential outage.
John Price and Colin Kippin have been appointed to SchemeServe's board at chief operating officer and director, respectively.
Many insurers are stuck trying to figure out how to get their digital initiatives off the ground and are overly focused on how to create the next Uber for their industry.
Applied Systems has introduced its cloud-based broker management system, Applied Epic, to the UK.
Applied Systems has acquired the eTrading personal lines platform from IS2, as part of a wider strategy to expand into the UK market.
At Applied Net 2016, analysts and industry professionals gathered to share insights into how to use digital services to enhance their businesses.