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The London Market and the uphill struggle...

[fa icon="calendar'] 04-May-2018 15:17:50 / by Dave Connors posted in Insurance, London Market, Blog, TINtech

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The recent announcement of the Lloyd’s Market 2017 underwriting loss brought into sharp focus the tough conditions the market is facing.

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3 key considerations of updating your legacy systems

[fa icon="calendar'] 28-Mar-2018 14:08:57 / by Dave Connors posted in Insurance, Blog, legacy systems, Operational Efficiency

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Electronic devices consume our lives.  The extension of wifi-enabled "smartness" into all manner of devices has turned even a basic doorbell into a legacy system.  

These rapid advances in technology often put domestic and professional lives out of sync. Many of us will recognise greater utilisation of technology in our personal lives.  Landlines, printers and the humble computer mouse are all a regular part of our office lives, but obsolete in our own homes.

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3 things that are and will continue to affect the (Re) Insurance Market – and how

[fa icon="calendar'] 14-Mar-2018 15:33:29 / by Dave Connors posted in Insurance, Reinsurance, Blog, Digitalisation, Operational Efficiency, Insurtech

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We were recently asked – what 3 things do you think are affecting/will affect the reinsurance industry from a technology perspective? 

With so much going on, it’s hard to keep it down to 3. Therefore, I cheated a little and instead I have 3 x 3…  

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Insurance in the 4th Industrial Revolution

[fa icon="calendar'] 14-Feb-2018 15:26:41 / by Dave Connors posted in Insurance, Blog, Artificial Intelligence, Digitalisation, Operational Efficiency, AI, Insurtech

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The 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR) relates to the introduction of cyber-physical systems, blurring the lines between technology and “the real world”.

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Digitalisation and the Death of UI

[fa icon="calendar'] 08-Jan-2018 07:05:00 / by Dave Connors posted in Insurance, Blog, Digitalisation, UI

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UI and UX designers are often faced with questions like “Why do I have to double-click that to edit it?” and “These fields are next to each other on the MRC, so why are they on different screens in the UI?”

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On the twelfth day of Christmas...

[fa icon="calendar'] 05-Jan-2018 07:54:00 / by Kathryn Emerson posted in Insurance, Blog, 12 days of christmas, policy administration

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Eurobase gave to me...Governance and Compliance 

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3 ways in which technology can help drive innovation and efficiency

[fa icon="calendar'] 23-Oct-2017 16:12:24 / by Kathryn Emerson posted in Insurance, Blog, Technology, ROI, innovation, efficiency

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From a technological perspective, we decided to delve into the realms of Innovation and Efficiency. I mean, who doesn’t want their business to run more innovatively and efficiently? Do technology solutions really have the ability to drive innovation and efficiency, reduce operational costs and improve return on capital.

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Recap: Monte Carlo Rendezvous 2017

[fa icon="calendar'] 22-Sep-2017 16:16:33 / by Rebecca Oliver posted in Insurance, Reinsurance

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As the 61st Monte Carlo Rendezvous comes to a close and the principality which the (Re)Insurance industry, for a few days claims as home, bids farewell for another year, it is an opportunity to reflect on why the Rendez-vous (RVS) after all this time is still relevant and an important event in the (re)insurance calendar. 

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4 Ways in which insurers use Big Data most effectively

[fa icon="calendar'] 17-Aug-2017 15:40:07 / by Rebecca Oliver posted in Insurance, Regulation, data, Compliance, Artificial Intelligence, modernisation

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Big data is still big news. For the insurance industry, it’s not just a lot more data although that is part of it; it is data that permits an unprecedented degree of analysis. Only now have we reached a point where data and technology are capable of making use of information we can gather.

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From “the Blockchain” to “distributed ledger technology” – the direction of travel for insurance

[fa icon="calendar'] 18-Jul-2017 12:51:19 / by Dave Connors posted in Insurance, London Market, Reinsurance, Blog, Blockchain

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It's customary in any discussion of Blockchain to assert that there will definitely be a change to the insurance industry. We then go on to state a number of use cases unrelated or tangential to insurance (Land Title Registry, Fine Arts Ownership and Imogen Heap are the usual suspects). But the B3i initiative and other similar ventures are, at last, giving the insurance industry real examples to consider.

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