Posted on May 27, 2015 by Ravi Malhotra
In my last blog I talked about how intelligent software is becoming central to the effective implementation of big data, taking on the burden of analysis and enabling new insights and innovations. I think this is just the beginning, and across a lot of industries including insurance we’ll continue to see innovations which allow humans and machines to do more, together. I talk through these i . . .
Posted on May 27, 2015 by Thomas Meyer
For the past several weeks we’ve walked through a case study of how microinsurance responded to 2013’s Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. Today we will look at the long-term changes resulting from that response.
Based on interviews with customers, providers and intermediaries, microinsurance made a big difference in the recovery from the typhoon. In some areas residents received little government . . .
Posted on May 26, 2015 by Darcy Dague
Accenture Technology Vision for Insurance is an annual report highlighting the technology trends that will affect insurers in the next three to five years. The 2015 report emphasizes the emergence of a new economy characterized by collaboration and disruption, and enabled by digital technologies. Leading insurers are stepping outside the bounds of insurance to include digital businesses, customers . . .
Posted on May 26, 2015 by Brian DeMaster
Recently, several members of the Accenture Digital Insurer Network—23 insurance executives from 11 countries—came together to explore the revolution that digital is driving in insurance.
Meeting participants considered market activity and rapid trends already impacting how people buy and sell insurance. For example, in the past twelve months, online agent PolicyGenius launched its Insurance Checku . . .
Posted on May 26, 2015 by Jean-François Gasc
Accenture’s 2015 Digital Consumer Survey for Communications, Media and Technology contains a wealth of information on what consumers want in connected home products and services, and who they want to buy them from.
The first dimension we looked at is client segmentation, as not all types of customers are equally interested in different types connected home offerings. In fact, we found strong diffe . . .