Similarly to developments in the auto industry, unmanned seafaring vessels could become prevalent in the future. But today the trend is towards partial autonomy. Valerie Hart looks at the prospects of improving vessel performance and safety, hurdles, and…
Jonathan Hewett replaced Peter Shaw as CEO of Thatcham Research in January this year. He spoke to Post about Thatcham’s 50th anniversary, vehicle 2.0 and the trends in the motor industry.
Application programming interfaces are now key to unlocking new sources of value for financial institutions. So much so, Cytora CEO Richard Hartley argues even the most traditional firms can digitally transform if they get the right data infrastructure…
Within insurance, it’s managing general agents seeing all the deals, attracting the money and the talent. The potential for big profits and lower costs drives the sector forward, but will the sector gather yet more momentum or will it overheat?
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.
Jeffrey Skelton has worked for Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions for more than 17 years and in July was appointed as managing director for insurance for UK and Ireland. Harry Curtis spoke to him about his career to date and future plans.
Insurtech Previsico has launched nationwide, aiming to support insurers, brokers and their customers across the whole of the UK with live actionable flood warnings.
The SME market represents a major area of growth for insurers but Sara Costantini, managing director of Crif Decision Solutions, asks what providers are doing to capitalise on this opportunity?
Munich Re, Allianz and Zurich to discuss the management of unstructured data in claims during Post webinar
Insurance companies are dealing with increasing volumes of digital media associated with claims initiation and claims investigation processes.
The size and complexity of cyber perils are constantly increasing and pose a major challenge to insurers and insureds alike as they attempt to assess potential cyber losses.
From scepticism about data to dissatisfaction about driver behaviour scores, Igo4 CEO Matt Munro addresses some of the common misconceptions about telematics, and suggests marketing and communications are key to avoiding complaints.
Google’s 2018 investment in Applied Systems also represents an investment in the future of the intermediary sector, according to the software house.
Personal lines customers are a promiscuous bunch, known for changing insurers for a few pounds.
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.
Fabricating a motor insurance claim used to be as simple as arranging for a mate to drive into your car but with today's new technology, Veronica Cowen explains how much harder insurers are making it for the fraudsters.
Allianz is “investing heavily” in the data space and will seek to double the number of data specialist staff it employs over two years.
In this month’s issue Post published the annual top 100 Insurers, a list of the UK's biggest insurers ranked by non-life gross premium written in 2018, in association with AM Best.
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”.
LV general insurance CEO, Steve Treloar said it is “ever more important” to understand data ethics, as the insurer launches its university office in Bristol.
When physician John Snow was trying to identify the source and path of cholera outbreaks in London, he plotted outbreaks on a map of the city. Richie Toomey, senior manager for commercial insurance at Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions argues as reliable as…
Inclusiveness in insurance, especially broking, is woeful writes Richard Beaven, chief operating officer at Brightside Group. No matter how rose-tinted our spectacles are, the data on the number of women in senior positions, not to mention other groups,…
While as an industry we hold large volumes of data and information, actually having valuable, reliable, timely data that is informative and can be turned into insight and action is a different thing altogether, particularly in an industry where many of…
Insurers should take more data into account in order to quote small businesses premiums that properly reflect their risk, Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions has said.