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4 areas where digital twins could help insurers

In this series, we’ve been looking at the value digital twin data can bring to the insurance business. Specifically, I see there being four main areas where insurers could take advantage of digital twins to make material improvements. 1. Distribution Insurers, particularly…

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5 reflections on the insurance industry in 2021

As we wrap up 2021, it seems appropriate to revisit predictions we made for the insurance industry this year. I put forward my hypotheses last December in my post, 5 predictions for the insurance industry in 2021. Let’s see how those predictions held up.    1. New…

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Customised cloud transformations offer opportunities for the insurance industry

The race for insurers to differentiate in the industry is on. As insurtechs disrupt the market and customers demand seamless, individualized experiences, insurers need to change the way they serve their clients. Insurers are responding in different ways to the challenge, but…

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Insurance News: Shifts in risk and customer sentiment

Continued changes in risk are forcing insurers to re-invent product offerings and adjust pricing levers as they seek to remain competitive and profitable. These shifting dynamics are also impacting how customers feel about insurance products and services. In this month’s Insurance News…

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Why have insurers been slow to adopt digital twins?

Insurers have been slower to adopt digital twins than their counterparts in other industries. Accenture research, Technology Vision for Insurance,  suggests that only 25% of insurance executives are experimenting with the mirrored world and digital twin technologies, even though 87% agree that…

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The relevance of sustainable insurance in Europe

As the impacts of climate change rise and interest in renewable energies peaks, sustainability is becoming a central priority for businesses across all sectors – but insurers have the edge in terms of providing long term solutions. Sustainability is a multi-pronged responsibility.…

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Sustainability & ESG: A strategic resilience guide for insurers

The first part of this blog series introduced Accenture’s strategic resilience framework. In this blog, I will expand this introduction to take you through our framework step by step using the lens of sustainability and ESG (environment, social and governance). Sustainability and…

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Unnatural Cat: Why cyber insurance has a sell-side problem

They say insurance is a product that is sold not bought – and as a result, we often spend a lot of time focused on the buy-side: the risk landscape of potential customers, their coverage gaps, their servicing preferences… their apathy even.…

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Challenging orthodoxies in the insurance industry

At InsureTech Connect 2021, I took the stage with my friend and colleague John Peters, Chief Insurance Officer at Lemonade. We talked about the pace of change across the industry. In this follow-up chat, we discuss related challenges and opportunities.  Get the latest insurance industry insights, news, and research delivered…

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Exciting early results from unprecedented underwriting research

Underwriters know better than anyone the importance of taking the long view. But most research into underwriting captures just a single moment. Longitudinal underwriting studies are shockingly rare. That’s part of what makes this one so exciting. Accenture and The Institutes have…

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4 areas where digital twins could help insurers

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5 reflections on the insurance industry in 2021

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Customised cloud transformations offer opportunities for the insurance industry

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Insurance News: Shifts in risk and customer sentiment

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Managing Director – Insurance, Global Lead Customer, Sales and Service

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