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Insurance News: Building the digital core with data quality

Data quality and data architecture are now recognized in insurance and most other industries as the fuel needed to address our biggest challenges. Building the digital core of any organization only works when you have the data quality to act on it. …

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Two key enablers for insurers seeking long-term growth

In this series of posts, I’ve talked about why personal lines and small commercial insurance carriers need to focus on reinventing the customer experience from end to end, and four different aspects of that experience that can help them drive growth—new products,…

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Female leadership in insurance – practical next steps

In this series, I have been examining the state of female leadership in insurance from a qualitative and quantitative perspective. While the research paints a compelling picture of progress in some areas, female leaders within insurance have also highlighted the change that…

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Leveling-up your insurance data analytics

Leading insurance companies are reinventing their product and customer engagement strategies to meet the evolving needs of customers in real-time. To make it work, they need both customer data from connected and IoT devices and advanced data analytics.   The insurance industry has…

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Life insurance underwriting reimagined: Investing in a new breed of talent

Differentiated products and services are key to growth among life and annuity carriers.  Underwriters are poised to help drive this new growth, but they need the right tools and training. Insurers have already invested in a host of new technologies, such as…

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Insurance News: Workforce wellness and inclusion

I am delighted that my colleague Tony Steadman joined me to discuss the latest industry headlines in this month’s Insurance News Analysis. Tony is making news himself as a founding member of the just-launched Black Insurance Industry Collective (BIIC).  In this edition,…

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Four reasons P&C carriers can win with wealth management

In our last post, we discussed how compressive disruption is challenging P&C carriers’ top and bottom lines. We also looked at why we see advice-based wealth management as an attractive market for carriers right now. In this post, we’ll highlight why we…

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3 reflections on a year of financed emissions guidelines

As the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) guidance for financed emissions celebrates its first anniversary, we want to share three reflections from this very busy year of working with our Insurance and Banking clients on their net-zero targets.  Highlights  1. The overall concept…

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Driving growth by selling insurance products via digital channels

There’s been a seismic shift in how people and companies buy and sell services since the beginning of the pandemic. Salesforce data shows that 80% of business-to-business buyers have higher expectations of companies’ digital capabilities in the wake of pandemic-related disruption. In…

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How female leaders in insurance rank equality in the industry

Diversity and inclusion is a priority across all industries, and insurance is no different. In this series, we have examined the state of diversity among insurers operating in Europe through the lens of gender equality, particularly in fostering leadership in the industry.…

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