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Why data is the answer to the re/insurance industry’s loss estimate problem

US, USA24-09-2020Catastrophe, Claims, General Insurance, Homeowners Insurance, Non-life Insurance, Non-life Reinsurance, Property and Casualty (P&C), Risk Modelling

Loss estimates for hurricane Laura are diverse and vague. Steve Smith, director, insurance product and modelling for QOMPLX, says he knows why – and what to do about it.

How Swiss Re’s iptiQ became greater than the sum of its parts

Asia Pacific, Australasia, China, Europe, New Zealand, USA04-08-2020Life Insurance, Life Reinsurance, Non-life Insurance, Non-life Reinsurance, Property and Casualty (P&C)

Going digital is never simple, especially for individual re/insurers, but Swiss Re’s digital insurance engine has developed a model that leverages its ecosystem of partners to achieve advances that individual firms may struggle to reach on their own. Intelligent Insurer speaks to Carl Christensen, Swiss Re chief executive officer at iptiQ EMEA L&H, to find out more.

Driving mid-market success through underwriting productivity


Insurers can make underwriting productivity a priority and drive tangible progress, as Richard Hartley of Cytora explains.

Meeting the cyber insurance challenge – head on

Bermuda, North America24-07-2020Cyber

AkinovA hosted its first ‘Ask The Experts’ private event and Q&A evening in May, bringing together some of the insurance, forensics, capital markets, modelling and legal industries’ leading experts on cybersecurity. Bermuda:Re+ILS summarises some of the points made at the event.

Parametric insurance: plugging the gaps in business interruption cover

UK13-07-2020Agriculture, Broking, Catastrophe, Claims, Commercial Insurance, Construction, Cyber, Flood Insurance, General Insurance, Managing General Agencies (MGA), Non-life Insurance, Political Risk and Trade Credit, Property and Casualty (P&C), Terrorism Insurance

Gaps in SME business interruption cover have become a critical issue as the pandemic has wrought extensive trading disruption around the world. Alastair Speare-Cole, president and general manager of the Insurance Division of QOMPLX, outlines why parametric business is a powerful way to close some of these gaps.

COVID-19: managing cyber risks arising from the pandemic

Global07-07-2020Broking, Commercial Insurance, Cyber, Financial Lines, General Insurance, Industrial Lines, Life Insurance, Life Reinsurance, Managing General Agencies (MGA), Non-life Insurance, Non-life Reinsurance

The pandemic has significantly altered the cyber-risk landscape, amplifying existing issues and posing new challenges for re/insurers. Ahead of an Intelligent Insurer webinar on the topic, Darren Thomson, head of cyber security strategy at CyberCube, discusses the challenges and opportunities faced by the industry.

Underwriting accuracy and quality are on frontline in insurance ‘data war’

Europe, UK, US30-06-2020Broking, Commercial Insurance, Construction, Flood Insurance, Homeowners Insurance, Non-life Insurance, Non-life Reinsurance, Property and Casualty (P&C)

Commercial insurers are looking beyond postcodes and ‘COPE’ criteria to the huge potential of data supersets as they push for better underwriting and market advantage. Intelligent Insurer spoke to Simon Perry at Precisely to find out more.

Why the cloud and digital-first platforms are key for SME insurance growth

UK29-06-2020Life Insurance, Managing General Agencies (MGA), Non-life Insurance

As SMEs manage evolving business interruption issues and complex technology-related risks, commercial insurers have an opportunity to help them meet these ever changing needs. Find out more about how insurers are using the latest technology to grow their business in this area. 

How to get started with augmented underwriting – and why it’s worth doing

Europe, USA19-06-2020Agriculture, Broking, General Insurance, Homeowners Insurance, Life Insurance, Life Reinsurance, Motor re/insurance, Non-life Insurance, Non-life Reinsurance, Property and Casualty (P&C), Specialty Insurance

Doing what you’ve always done can leave you trailing the competition in today’s innovative market. As the pandemic encourages people to be more amenable to change, it's the ideal time to get ahead by embracing augmented underwriting, says Todd Rissel chairman and CEO of insurtech e2Value.

Why blockchain transcends insurtech and can drive growth for insurers – as well as cut costs

Global09-06-2020Broking, General Insurance, Life Insurance, Life Reinsurance, Non-life Insurance, Non-life Reinsurance

Blockchain has the potential to do more than cut costs and create efficiencies for re/insurers – it can also be used to drive growth and assimilate varied insurtech platforms. And those companies that fail to realise its potential will be left behind.

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