Tag Archive: digital

July 23, 2018

The danger of the 24/7 Insurance Revolution

Before digital, insurance was personal. The sales mantra that ‘people buy from people’ was widely held to be true. As well as High Street offices, there was an army of financial advisers from a multitude of companies, such as The...

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May 30, 2018

Cutting the wrong corners

Cutting the wrong corners can have a devastating effect, as demonstrated earlier this month by what happened at the TSB. Brand reputation can be destroyed overnight by the power of the media. One BBC news headline dubbed the recent problems...

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March 21, 2018

Blockchain – not just for the techies

Many of us have side-stepped the subject of Blockchain, leaving it for the techies. This may be slowly changing. In a speech at the beginning of the month, Bank of England governor Mark Carney talked about virtual currencies. While doing...

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January 26, 2018

AI, an insurance revolution – fact or fiction?

Artificial intelligence (AI) could revolutionise the insurance industry. 2018 has started with a multitude of similar eye-catching headlines, so I thought it was time to wade in with our thoughts. Is this statement fact or fiction? Why the hype? Let’s...

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September 27, 2017

Insurance needs the right technology to survive

The right technology is never far from insurance headlines. Indeed, this recent headline caught my attention. “Adapt to survive an uncertain future, warns insurtech start-up founder” The thrust of the article was that Insurers are being held back by legacy...

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March 14, 2017

InsurTech, ignore it at your peril!

InsurTech is now such a ubiquitous term that it is difficult to ignore. But then it should not be ignored! No one should ignore an industry that has seen global investment rise by 1900 percent since 2011! ($131 million in...

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