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Insurance News: COVID cuts life expectancy, increases claims

The new year is already giving us lots to talk about in the insurance industry. With the world still in the grip of COVID-19, we now have nearly two years of pandemic data to consider. But how will it be used to…

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Why the vulnerability gap matters to insurers

Sustainability is an issue of global importance, with unique implications for insurers. In this series, I have been discussing the nuanced definition of sustainability for insurers in Europe and how this relates to their overall strategy and products. While concerns regarding the…

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3 life insurance underwriting predictions for 2022 and beyond

The life insurance and annuity industry proved resilient in 2021, even in the face of COVID-19 and the delta variant. I’m encouraged by the amazing scientific breakthroughs that created and distributed new vaccines so widely, and I’m looking forward to a much…

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5 predictions for the insurance industry in 2022

For many of us, ringing in the new year means setting resolutions for better health and well-being. Whether in business or our personal lives, we must consider the scenarios that may threaten or enable our success. The insurance industry is no different.  This time last year the world was eager…

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Making the digital leap in underwriting

Underwriting has historically been one of the most data-intensive areas of insurance. But when it comes to looking at investments and results, data and information handling for underwriting at most carriers is still disjointed and disconnected. This is underwriting’s version of the…

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One size does not fit all: New working models should consider job

Where and how we work has changed. Not surprisingly, “anywhere, everywhere” is a core trend in our recently published Insurance Technology Vision 2021. While much of this conversation revolves around what companies are currently doing (many are moving to a hybrid working…

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Insurance News: COP26 outcomes, eldercare and holiday travel

The holidays are upon us. As we consider all that’s happened this year and what the new year may bring, we reconnect with our families and friends both far and near. We are also reminded of the risks they face and the risks facing the planet we all share.  In this final Insurance News Analysis of 2021, Abbey Compton and I reflect on COP26, which took place last…

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How insurers can put intelligent digital twins to work

In the previous posts in this series, we’ve looked at what digital twins are, why insurers have been slow to adopt them and four areas where I see opportunities for digital twins to have a big impact. For insurers that recognize the…

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How European insurers can combat climate change

In the wake of COP26, sustainability has assumed it’s rightful place at the top of the corporate agenda. However, as insurers set their sustainability strategies for the coming year, it’s important to have a holistic understanding of what the term really means…

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The 2022 Efma-Accenture Innovation in Insurance Awards ultimate entry guide

Highlights: More than 850 institutions have participated in the Innovation in Insurance Awards since 2016. The awards are free to enter. Find a step-by-step walkthrough of the submissions process with seven tips to help you create a winning submission. Learn more about…

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Insurance News: COVID cuts life expectancy, increases claims

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