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