René Schoenauer

René Schoenauer

In his role as Director of EMEA Product Marketing, René Schoenauer is responsible for go-to-market messaging for Guidewire products, solutions, and services in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
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Can insurers cope with colossal COVID changes and new corporate practices?

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Can insurers cope with colossal COVID changes and new corporate practices?

The enduring theme of conversation since the beginning of the COVID pandemic has been change. For the insurance industry, this has meant grappling with significant disruption as risk profiles were completely tipped on their heads. Since its inception, the insurance industry’s great skill has been understanding how to turn the risk data available to it into risk transfer, underpinning economic growth and innovation in the process. With so much change having been unleashed, how well is the industry keeping up and is it well placed to manage further change as we emerge from the pandemic?
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Three Innovation Strategies Seen in Europe

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Three Innovation Strategies Seen in Europe

Thanks to modern technologies, great innovative inroads are being made in the European insurance market.
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Predictive Analytics in Insurance

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Predictive Analytics in Insurance

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...
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