InsurTech

  • Steve Kaukinen

    The Coronavirus: A Litmus Test for Insurance?

    April 28, 2020 by

    The immediate and direct effect of Covid-19 on the insurance industry is obvious and broad reaching. For many reasons, insurers must consider their ability to operate during the pandemic as an indication of their preparedness for the future. From claims

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  • Christian Bieck
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    The platform-fueled insurance future

    September 12, 2018 by

    As announced in my preview post last week, the IBM Institute for Business Value has just released our main insurance study for 2018, titled “The platform fueled-future: New ways to differentiate in a changing insurance industry.” This study is based on a global survey of 1,000 insurance executives, with questions centering on insurance platforms about […]

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  • Christian Bieck
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    Sneak peek: Is the industry ready for insurance platforms?

    September 6, 2018 by

    Next week, we will be releasing a new IBM Institute for Business Value study on the insurance industry. Titled “The platform-fueled future,” we surveyed 1,000 insurers across 35 countries on various questions of interest around insurance platforms – on their disruptive impacts, benefits, downsides and how much or how little participation they are envisioning. We […]

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  • Christian Bieck
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    Insurtechs – friend or foe of insurers?

    February 14, 2018 by

    How often have you heard the thought leaders claiming “this time it is different – this time, the insurance industry is REALLY being disrupted.” The latest chapter is the insurtech business – flexible, young startups, using innovative technologies and cool new gadgets. They often find and exploit inefficiencies in the insurance value chain, and their […]

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  • Christian Bieck
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    Is data gold, or your kryptonite?

    October 18, 2017 by

    If you are an insurer, ask yourself this question: Are your customers sharing data with you? (If you aren’t you probably are customer of insurance, so just ask it the other way around.) Most likely, the answer is “not if they don’t have to”. Why is that the case? Is it generally privacy concern? Don’t […]

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