Category Archives: Financial Services

Blockchain – How far can business process automation go?

Although Bitcoin is now 8 years old, the current driver of interest in blockchain is the ability to reduce logistical costs, prevent fraud and eliminate legal disputes. Continue reading →

2017’s most dangerous risks for insurers

We took a list of over 50 risks commonly found on insurer risk registers, and asked, “Which risks present the most danger to your firm in 2017?" Continue reading →

For insurers #blockchain is the new black

Blockchain is a distributed digital ledger technology. Many believe that it will radically change our world, but is blockchain really the new internet? Continue reading →

Guide to directors & officers liability insurance for financial institutions

D&O insurance policies offer liability coverage for managers to protect them from claims that may arise when acting in the scope of their managerial duties. Continue reading →

How P&C insurers are using, or plan to use, big data

Companies are focused on the importance of big data in a predictive analytics framework to improve their decisions with respect to their overall business strategy. Continue reading →

How are life insurers planning to use big data and predictive analytics?

Life insurers should think ahead about how they want to use and deploy big data and predictive analytics in order to invest in areas that will be needed to succeed. Continue reading →

The five risks that threaten the future of FinTech — and how insurance can help

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Advances in technology promise to change the way financial institutions operate, necessitating a reexamination of the way insurance mitigates their risk. Continue reading →

Know your enemy: Inside the hacker’s mind

Companies rely on technology and outsourcing for critical activities, including storing sensitive client data and intellectual property, communicating and conducting transactions. This leaves them vulnerable to cyberattacks. Whether from company insiders or outside hackers, these attacks can interrupt business operations, … Continue reading →

Guide to RFPs: To bid or not to bid

The process of putting an insurance program out to bid e.g. a request for proposal can be very time consuming. The decision to do so cannot be taken lightly. Continue reading →

The future of insurance

The insurance industry is scrambling to respond technology's impact. Those who thrive will learn to ride the wave of disruption and reinvent themselves. Continue reading →