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Is Insurance Ready for a Perfect Storm?

A perfect storm is an event in which a rare combination of circumstances drastically aggravates an event. We are in a 4th industrial revolution. A technology driven revolution which led to the term “Insurance 4.0”. Insurance 4.0 is defined as

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Is Direct or Agency Distribution Better For Customers? Neither.

Another direct-to-consumer insurance platform has launched in North America claiming that “unmet demand for simple and fast digital insurance services in today’s connected world. Savvy insurance customers want the option to research, compare, and buy easily online”. A growing segment

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Is Direct or Agency Distribution Better For Customers? Neither.

Another direct-to-consumer insurance platform has launched in North America claiming that “unmet demand for simple and fast digital insurance services in today’s connected world. Savvy insurance customers want the option to research, compare, and buy easily online”. A growing segment

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The Coronavirus: A Litmus Test for Insurance?

The immediate and direct effect of Covid-19 on the insurance industry is obvious and broad reaching. For many reasons, insurers must consider their ability to operate during the pandemic as an indication of their preparedness for the future. From claims

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Insurance and Innovation

Why Insurance Needs to Innovate Late last year AM Best released their new methodology and criteria on scoring and assessing innovation. “Innovation is becoming increasingly critical to the long-term success of all insurers. With innovation, companies can develop sustainable competitive

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Will Insurance Customers Rule in 2018?

The ubiquity of the internet and the ease of access thereto has given consumers more informed buying power and instantaneous ability to satisfy their requirements for goods and services. Organizations that can meet and likely exceed consumer expectations will dominate

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Will Insurance Customers Rule in 2018?

The ubiquity of the internet and the ease of access thereto has given consumers more informed buying power and instantaneous ability to satisfy their requirements for goods and services. Organizations that can meet and likely exceed consumer expectations will dominate

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Will Insurance Customers Rule in 2018?

The ubiquity of the internet and the ease of access thereto has given consumers more informed buying power and instantaneous ability to satisfy their requirements for goods and services. Organizations that can meet and likely exceed consumer expectations will dominate

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Will Insurance Customers Rule in 2018?

The ubiquity of the internet and the ease of access thereto has given consumers more informed buying power and instantaneous ability to satisfy their requirements for goods and services. Organizations that can meet and likely exceed consumer expectations will dominate

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Will Insurance Customers Rule in 2018?

The ubiquity of the internet and the ease of access thereto has given consumers more informed buying power and instantaneous ability to satisfy their requirements for goods and services. Organizations that can meet and likely exceed consumer expectations will dominate

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