The Insurance Technology Revolution: Leaving Legacy Behind

The insurance industry is in the throes of a fundamental recalibration of how it prices and interprets risk. This shift is being turbocharged by the rise of telematics, the internet of things and the ability to automate analysis of increasingly large and granular customer data sets.Technology plays a critical role in meeting this challenge by allowing underwriters, actuaries, marketing, and finance staff to electronically collaborate across disbursed locations.

Blockchain – Has it really any value for L&P?

There is a new kid on the block that everyone is talking about, but opinion is sharply divided. Blockchain is the exciting new technology that is forecast to simplify contracts, shorten transaction times and generally make the whole area of financial servicing so highly automated that charges will tend towards zero – delivering better margins to providers and lower costs for customers.

How actuaries can vet out the real risk from cyber threat

With cyber security and the role it plays in today's insurance world increasing daily Matt Cullina from Cyberscout provides detailed information to help actuaries to vet out the real risk versus the more sensationalistic risks reported in the news. He also looks at the best sources for actuaries to look at from a loss perspective in this informative Q&A on cyber.

Predictions for the longevity hedging & bulk annuity markets

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