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How insurers can win the race to AI maturity

How insurers can win the race to AI maturity

Artificial intelligence has been around since the 1950s, but over the last several years the business potential of AI has expanded dramatically. We now live in a world where big data and powerful computational capabilities allow AI to flourish. Companies—including insurance carriers—are…

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Counting the insurance costs from the 2022 hurricane season

Insurance News: Counting the insurance costs from the 2022 hurricane season

Insurers and their customers in Florida may feel some relief with the end of this year’s hurricane season. But restoration from the damage left by Ian and Nicole is just beginning. And so are the questions about how the insurance industry will…

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Takeaways from InsureTech Connect 2022

Takeaways from InsureTech Connect 2022

This year’s InsureTech Connect conference brought together an incredible group of carriers and some of the industry’s most innovative insurtechs to connect over the technology that’s transforming the insurance landscape. ITC provided an opportunity to understand what’s happening in the insurance community…

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Bringing insurance industry innovation to AWS re:Invent

Bringing insurance industry innovation to AWS re:Invent

A year ago at re:Invent, Accenture and AWS announced a joint investment to accelerate cloud migration and industry differentiation for our clients. Increasing demand in commercial underwriting made insurance the obvious industry to blaze the trail. At AWS re:Invent 2022, Anand Premsundar…

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How to address the urgent insurance workforce gap with technology

How to address the urgent insurance workforce gap with technology

The insurance industry is experiencing a growing talent shortage. While this challenge has been anticipated, much of the discussion on solutions is often generalized to the entire workforce. But not every job will be impacted in the same way. As insurers grow,…

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How Insurers can channel the power of Web3

How insurers can channel the power of Web3

As technology closes the gap between the real and the virtual, it has become more important than ever for carriers to consider how customer needs – and their ability to meet them – are going to evolve. In our recent Accenture Insurance…

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Putting agents first in embedded insurance

Putting agents first in embedded insurance

While product design—including technology and architecture capabilities—is foundational for carriers to play in the embedded insurance space, strategically leveraging the agent will exponentially increase the likelihood of an embedded product’s success. We believe agents could play a major role in embedded insurance…

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Blackcomb Consultants is now part of Accenture

Blackcomb Consultants is now part of Accenture

Blackcomb Consultants is now part of Accenture I am excited to welcome Blackcomb Consultants, a leading independent Guidewire partner in North America, into the Accenture family. Why Blackcomb Consultants? Amid market disruption and heightened consumer expectations, insurers are turning to platforms such…

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What does the metaverse mean for insurers?

What does the metaverse mean for insurers?

The metaverse is a concept making headlines across the globe, with its application being imagined across all industries. However, until recently, the practical manifestation and future impact of the metaverse was unknown. The newly-released Insurance Tech Vision for 2022 not only defines…

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Insurance Qorus Trends October

Explore the insurance trends for 2022 and beyond

What role will insurance play in the future? How can insurers work with customers and parallel industries to create tangible value and make a positive impact on our planet? These are some of the questions answered in the Qorus-Accenture Innovation in Insurance…

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