Technologies such as driverless cars, telematics and the connected home are changing the world of insurance, with the need for more modularisation of coverages, and components that can be used in different ways to suit particular niches and markets. Dean…
RSA scooped a trio of awards last night at the British Insurance Awards, winning in the claims initiative, major loss and young achiever categories.
The insurance industry is currently being disrupted by a swathe of shiny new insurtechs that have found ways to tap into areas where traditional incumbents are falling short. Post invited the leading lights from this wave of start-ups to a picnic to…
Older readers will remember Sir John Harvey-Jones, the pipe-smoking boss of iconic British company ICI. He hosted a TV programme in the 1990s called ‘Troubleshooter,” advising firms how to change and transform themselves.
As insurtech start-up Digital Fineprint learns about the benefits of collaboration, James Stuart Clarke explains the ins and outs of daily life in the insurtech world.
Innovation is currently the talk of our industry for good reason. We are facing potentially challenging times, with start-ups bringing new tech, new ideas and a new outlook to the sector. However, Gareth Howell, managing director of personal direct and…
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…
AIG has partnered with IBM and Standard Chartered to deliver the first multinational insurance policy using Blockchain.
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.
The pace of change surrounding cyber risks is a key barrier to effective cyber risk management, experts said.
While insurance is becoming ever more complex, insurers are being disrupted by digitally-led start-ups simplifying what insurers do for customers. Mike Downing, chief technology officer for the WPA Group, envisages long and complex policies with drawn…
More than two thirds of insurers do not answer questions from customers asked through email or social media, according to a survey.
Jonathan Swift speaks to We Go Look CEO and co-founder Robin Smith about building an on-demand business that handles insurance claims and why the Crawford & Co acquisition means she has more time now for the "fun stuff"
Singapore insurer NTUC Income has agreed to use IBM's capabilities to help automate hospital claims.
With another General Election looming, the insurance industry will likely be holding its breath on what the incoming government will make of the insurance premium tax, the Ogden rate and whiplash reform.
Insurtech has arrived. There are daily headlines speculating how the technological revolution will impact the insurance industry and there’s no question that it will. In the second blog of this four-part series, Rachel Riley, managing director of global…
In May Insurance Post held a roundtable with senior digital leaders from brokers, insurers, reinsurers and start-ups in Hong Kong in association with global interconnection platform and colocation provider Equinix.
Mumbai-based start-up Acko has raised $30m (£23.3m) in seed funding to launch a digital-only general insurer.
Former LV e-commerce director Paul Wishman has been appointed vice-president of global insurance at CGI.
Incisive Insight Insurance Division content director and chair of the Post Digital Insurance Collective Jonathan Swift looks at the burgeoning insurtech scene in India and highlights a few start-ups to keep an eye on.
Digital advances will allow insurers to automate smaller claims, predicts Graham Gibson, chief claims officer at Allianz, warning that technological agility and customer focus will be key to survival.
Reinsurers are injecting more money into start-ups to get a foothold in insurtech - and the disruptors are welcoming the investment from these flexible partners.