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InsurTech Radar 2018

Recent years have seen a major rise in InsurTech investments across the world, and France is no exception. In fact, a large share of these investments comes from insurance and reinsurance players, underlining their belief in an inevitable and necessary transformation of the industry as we know it.

The CEO of Carpe Data on innovation in underwriting, claims, and pricing

Join Oliver Wyman’s Paul Ricard at ITC 2018 as he catches up with Max Drucker, CEO of Carpe Data, an emerging alternative data company serving only insurers.

Momentum maintained

Day 2 of InsureTech Connect 2018 saw continued energy and engagement among the nearly 6,000 participants across a range of topics that explored the intersection of technology and risk. The quality of the discourse remained focused and high.

Unlocking the human genome to understand, define, and manage risk.

Genomics has moved from the frontier of science to the front door of the insurance industry. It carries potential to reshape the insurance sector, with both benefits and challenges for an industry dedicated to planning for and mitigating risks. How much can we know about our genetic makeup? How much can we or should we share?

What are the implications of a blend of digital and human capabilities?

The recent report from Oliver Wyman and the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII), “The Underwriter of the Future Six Years On,” makes clear that in many areas of corporate and commercial insurance, much of the current “artisan” business model will get a “bionic upgrade” – not 100% machine, but an inseparable blend of digital technology and human capabilities.

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John Standish on the data points that insurers have barely begun to tap

Insurers have barely begun to realize the potential that big data offers when it comes to managing every end of the business, from conducting back office functions in an instant to uncovering a new universe of risk factors.

Technology can and should build your brand - even if you’re using outside technology.

There are two assumptions commonly made about millennials: they are tech-savvy, and, perhaps because of that, they are not loyal to brands. Research always confirms the first assumption, but the second, not so much. Millennials, it turns out, are more brand-loyal than other generations.

How will underwriters and underwriting change in the age of big data?

Oliver Wyman CEO Scott McDonald recently sat down for a wide-ranging discussion on the future of the insurance industry with AIG CEO Brian Duperreault. In this excerpt, Brian talks about how data science and technology will change the face of an industry that is characteristically risk averse and wedded to the “tried and true.”

Recommendations for Insurers, Government, Tech, and Risk Owners on Emerging Technologies

Insurers, governments, tech companies, and risk owners (consumers and businesses), all have a role to play in facing a new risk landscape in a constructive way. Old playbooks will no longer provide guidance, and the once solid concepts that describe and define the dimensions of risk management – like liability or the governance and regulatory models for a cyber world that…

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