Posted on April 21, 2015 by Brian DeMaster
There continues to be a lot of buzz around the Internet of Things (IoT), and rightly so. With power to enable new digital services and business models based on intelligent connected devices and machines, the IoT is arguably the biggest driver of productivity and growth in the next decade. By 2030, capital investments in the IoT and the productivity gains that should follow are expected to add US$6 . . .
Posted on April 21, 2015 by Shay Alon
Digital—the use of information, business resources and technology in a tightly connected manner to produce innovative outcomes—is certainly not new. What has changed in recent years is its potential to transform businesses and even industries. In the past, the primary benefit of digital technology was its ability to deliver incremental efficiency gains, to do familiar things better. Today, it’s im . . .
Posted on April 21, 2015 by AccentureINS
Accenture’s 2015 Technology Vision for Insurance suggests the next level of operational excellence and the next generation of software services will emerge from the latest gains in software intelligence. Until now, increasingly capable software has been geared toward helping employees make better and faster decisions. But with an influx of big data—and advances in processing power, data science an . . .
Posted on April 20, 2015 by Michael Costonis
Customer-centricity is a journey that can have far-reaching consequences within an organization—enabling new business models, profit pools and ways of working. To facilitate a successful transition from product- to customer-centricity, Accenture has identified five digital enablers that insurers can use to drive high performance. Learn more in this Insurance Chart of the Week.
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Posted on April 17, 2015 by Eva Dewor
Our Accenture 2015 Compliance Risk Study—a survey of compliance officers at 150 banking, insurance and capital markets firms across the Americas, Europe, and Asia-Pacific—confirms that compliance officers will have a central role to play in the future of insurance.
It cautions, however, that they must develop greater awareness of the changing ecosystem to remain relevant and retain their seat at t . . .