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5 ways to simplify and reinvent your insurance enterprise

In a context of ongoing disruption, insurers are being called to reinvent themselves. In order to transform on an operational level, insurers need to move from complexity to simplicity. This alone is a daunting task. Composable architecture helps insurers to simplify this…

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The ultimate guide to a successful Guidewire migration

The decision to initiate a Guidewire cloud migration should not be made lightly. Like any key decision in life, it is best to find experts, so not to incur potentially large expenditures in the future to fix a poor implementation. Between the…

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Life insurance ecosystems ignite innovation

I am encouraged to see ever-expanding ecosystems in the life insurance space. They’re helping insurers bring in more diverse data, specialized skills, leading-edge technologies and new ideas that spark innovation. Moreover, these benefits are accessible through trusted partners, rather than insurers making…

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Insurance News: When states are the insurers of last resort

The insurance industry and public sector both play a critical role in helping to mitigate risk for customers and constituents. But, as costs to insure property and long-term care in the U.S. rise, states increasingly become the insurers of last resort. In…

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Agency networks – The new reality in insurance distribution

Competitive pressure, increased capital availability (even with current rates), and the evolving business landscape (thanks in part to the pandemic) have created an opportunity for independent insurance agents (IAs) to get creative to grow and remain independent in the insurance industry. As…

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Insurance News: The heat is on—from climate change to claims

From catastrophic events linked to climate change to social unrest, the insurance industry is seeing big claims. While some risks are more easily predicted than others, new data sources may help insurers and customers find ways to turn down the heat. In…

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Generative AI reveals 6 insurance industry innovation trends

We are delighted once again to see the spirit of innovation on display in the Qorus-Accenture Innovation in Insurance Awards. This year, through the power of Generative AI, we also uncovered six key trends shaping the future of the insurance industry. Since…

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Life insurers reveal tech strategies to boost CX

The tech-powered operating model research shows that a broad enterprise technology strategy is crucial for business success. Part of that success comes from a leader’s ability to scale technology to drive exceptional customer experiences and new value propositions. In support of such…

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Insurers harness cloud power and reduce tech debt

With all the buzz around ChatGPT and generative AI, it’s important to remember that cloud is the underpinning. Insurers will need to replatform by migrating to the cloud to enable innovation and growth through these new and emerging technologies. At the same…

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Intelligent ingestion: The start of commercial digital insurance

For over a decade, we have pretended to be paperless. We tout the fact that the file cabinets, the 7-part specialized file folders, and massive mail rooms have all been eliminated and reduced, and claim that we are paperless. But we know…

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Managing Director – Technology, Advanced Technology Center, Insurance Lead, India

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