On the back of recent research by Post and Banking Circle – the financial utility – into the banking/payments infrastructure insurance companies use for reconciliation and settlement, Edward Murray sought to discover the most pressing pain points and how…
Insurers will inevitably retain insurance as their core offering. But must act more like venture capitalists and develop innovation cultures to succeed according to Geoff Knott, director, Ninety Consulting
The term ‘single customer view’ has been a buzzword for a number of years now, but how close it is to being a reality in insurance? With this in mind, Post, in association with Marklogic, held a roundtable to discuss the importance of SCV, and how to…
From automation to digitalization; from controlling claims inflation to the legal framework for driverless cars, it could be argued that working in claims has never been scarier – but more exciting.
The insurance sector must remain vigilant to challengers, be they data giants like Google and Amazon, or nimble insurtechs. Especially given that some already hold such rich data. So how can incumbents take on potential usurpers? Is now the time to take…
Insurance needs to have more creative ideas, with stronger commercial outcomes, delivered through a better-disciplined approach, argues Dan White, senior partner, Ninety Consulting. And then senior executives might not be so sceptical when it comes to…
Aviva was declared the Digital Insurer of the Year at the 2018 Digital and Insurtech Awards on Friday 23 November.
The insurance industry has achieved many successes in its fight against fraud but it now needs to address database overload, urges Steve Crystal, head of financial crime at Sedgwick.
The chair of underwriting agency Iprism has vowed that it will never work with unrated capacity again having only just got its house in order after the collapse of former partner Gable in 2016.
Aviva takes the crown as digital insurance lead, but insurance as a whole is middling compared to other sectors, according to a report.
As insurance is embracing digital technologies, the most crucial skill it will need is empathy, explains Stephen Walker, director of claims, customer and operations at Covéa Insurance.
Insurers need to leverage technology to make insurance simpler and improve its reputation, writes Rob Townend, managing director of Aviva’s UK general insurance business.
Can a niche insurance user experience be scaled to drive revenue growth? Post, in association with EXL, gathered together a number of insurance industry experts to explain how
Personal lines brokers need to juggle competing requirements to achieve success, writes Brightside CEO Brendan McCafferty, explaining how they can get their basics right.
Andrew Morrish, claims director at Aviva, has said that he doesn’t foresee Aviva’s digital push changing with the departure of CEO Mark Wilson.
Only by using Placing Platform Limited can insurers and brokers make electronic placement work better, argues Anthony Baldwin, CEO of AIG Europe.
As dead as a CDO-do; terrible pun, but with Andrew Brem departing as chief digital officer at Aviva and not being replaced, Jonathan Swift mulls whether this job title will soon be going the way of this flightless bird
Exclusive: Fewer than a third of the brokers that operate through Lloyd’s are signed up for Placing Platform Limited.
Following yesterday's announcement by Aviva that Mark Wilson is to step down as group CEO of Aviva, Jonathan Swift reflects on why the move was not such the "shock" some painted it as.
Aviva’s head of digital Andrew Brem has left the insurer and will not be replaced.
Consumers might lie online to get cheaper quotes but insurers are using digital technology to detect potential fraud.
‘Chatbot’ has long-become an insurance industry buzzword, but penetration remains low and firms are still grappling with how to use early iterations of the technology. Elsewhere, some chatbot pilots have failed.
With an increasing focus on CSR and technology, choosing partners that can align with an insurer's core values has arguably never been more important. Edward Murray looks at the factors supply chain managers now consider important when choosing the…
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