Data analytics

Q&A: Matthew Avery and Graham Gibson, Thatcham

As cars move towards automation, Jen Frost spoke to Graham Gibson, chairman of Thatcham Research and Allianz’s chief claims officer, and Matthew Avery, director of insurance research at Thatcham Research, about how the UK research centre is working with…

Blog: High-stakes cyber security

Insurers must guard their customers' data wisely to maintain their trust, writes Michael Davison, industry principal for financial services at Atos UK and Ireland.

The evolution of risk modelling in insurance

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…

Rising Star: Fionn Cronin, Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions

While doing his masters in data science and analytics, Fionn Cronin's curiosity in modelling was sparked and he embarked on a career which has seen him become innovation lead and statistical modeller at Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions in a short time.

Analysis: Application interrogation

People who want to insure their home can’t always answer technical questions about their property. Insurers are calling on digital technologies to overhaul the whole application process

Insurtech top 100: Quarter Three update

Following on from the publication of the top 100 insurtech firms in April, Matt Connolly, CEO of Tällt Ventures, gives an update on major developments for those ranked in quarter three

Blog: Technology - right or wrong for claims (or both)?

Insurers building the new claims portal must be careful not to force clients down a path they don’t wish to go argues Minster Law director of claims Marcus Taylor, who points to public concerns over technology as a major obstacle to overcome

Interview: Jacqueline McNamee and Elliot Biggs, C-Quence

Keen not to be lumped in with the insurtech movement, new managing general agent C-Quence is ready to launch in Q3 backed by Primary and Arch. Its CEO Jacqueline McNamee and chief information officer Elliot Biggs outline to Jonathan Swift why data, a…

Commercial insurance fraud: Improving detection

There might be disagreement as to how large the gap is between the resources committed to combatting commercial fraud when compared to personal lines – underlined by the recent Post/Crif research. But, there is at least some consensus around a lack of…

Commercial insurance fraud: Where future priorities lie

Closing the gap between the commercial and personal lines insurance sectors in the battle against fraud is a growing priority. Sara Costantini, director at Crif Decision Solutions, looks at what can be done now and where might the future priorities lie.

Q&A: David Bonehill, Ecclesiastical

Ecclesiastical claims director David Bonehill was awarded the Achievement Award at the eighth Post Claims Awards. As technology is transforming claims, he predicts tech giants will enter the market, probably in the motor or home arena.

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