Blog Archive

2017

Filmmakers and dystopian sci-fi novelists have long predicted a future where robots take control and humans are relegated to a servant class – or worse. This thought was in the back of my mind as I joined 20 Guidewire engineers and architects in an “Artificial Intelligence (AI)/Machine Learning (ML) Workshop” led by Amazon Web Services.... Read More >
Eyes on anything. Anytime. Anywhere. So you can know what’s true. Anyone who is a parent of a teenager, pre-teen, kindergartener, etc., or just a parent in general, will instantly relate to WeGoLook’s tag line. Read on to learn about how, as a carrier, you can also have eyes on any risk at any time.   Who... Read More >
Things Consumers Would Give Up To Use Messaging ... Read More >
Understanding why Superman can fly and run faster than a speeding locomotive is something many European insurers might want to consider. As every comic hero fan knows, Superman had superpowers on Earth because his physique was optimized for living on Krypton, a world with much more extreme environmental conditions.... Read More >
Historians use eras to help map out the big gearshifts in economic and social change in retrospect. For the people who lived during those periods, well-known historical terms like the Middle Ages would have been unknown. For example, a medieval peasant knew they were a peasant but not that they were a medieval peasant.  Medieval was a term first coined in 1604, more than a hundred years after the Middle Ages are said to have ended.... Read More >
IT dollars are scarce in the insurance industry; the IT spend is closely scrutinized and a strong business case is necessary to secure those funds. For this reason, developing a good business case for a Guidewire upgrade project is the first step in getting approval for funding.... Read More >
While actuarial science has been leveraged for decades in insurance pricing, the industry stands to benefit greatly by both expanding the methods being used, and extending those methods to claims operations and underwriting. For example, predictive modelling can help with early identification of people whose injuries are likely to become more severe so that proactive action can be taken. However, using predictive analytics effectively across an entire business can be complicated.... Read More >
Next year is the fortieth anniversary of when Lloyd’s decided to make a dramatic, concrete and steel statement about its past and future.... Read More >
During the recent meeting of the Italian Observatory on Telematics and Connected Insurance, SwissRe presented a white paper, “Unveiling the Full Potential of Telematics”.... Read More >
The UK is becoming a country of renters rather than home-owners according to a recent government whitepaper.... Read More >

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