Posts Tagged ‘insurtech’



June 18th, 2019

As We Enter the Era of the Ecosystem Economy, Are We Prepared for the Risks?

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Leslie Chacko, Managing Director of Digital, Technology and Innovation at Marsh & McLennan Solutions

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We are entering the era of the ecosystem economy, in which complex networks of companies across industries collaborate to provide seamless experiences for customers. The economic opportunity of operating in an ecosystem is sizable and unprecedented - but so are the risks.

Digital ecosystems - enabled by data, emerging technologies and innovative platforms - are anticipated to be a major contributor to unlocking the so-called USD 100 trillion digital dividend by 2025. That is larger than global GDP today.

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June 4th, 2019

Insurance Risk Management 2025: Navigating the Digital Future

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How could the insurance industry look in 2025, and what are the implications for the risk function? A video from Guy Carpenter affiliate Oliver Wyman offers a futuristic glimpse of a rapidly evolving industry.

The insurance industry of today is already highly complex. However, this complexity is only likely to increase as business models evolve, the speed of change regarding data and technology accelerates and the risks that the industry faces change and expand. For many organizations, the risk function’s ability to keep pace with these changes will be a defining factor in their survival and success.

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May 13th, 2019

A Risk Overview of Wildfire

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Today, the frequency and severity of wildfires are garnering greater attention-not only from the media, but also from (re)insurers, catastrophe modelers, mitigation experts and other invested parties.

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April 9th, 2019

Insurance Risk Management 2025: Navigating the Digital Future

Posted at 1:00 AM ET

How could the insurance industry look in 2025, and what are the implications for the Risk function? A video from Guy Carpenter affiliate Oliver Wyman offers a futuristic glimpse of a rapidly evolving industry.

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March 25th, 2019

A Risk Overview of Wildfire

Posted at 1:00 AM ET

Today, the frequency and severity of wildfires are garnering greater attention-not only from the media, but also from (re)insurers, catastrophe modelers, mitigation experts and other invested parties.

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December 18th, 2018

Ensuring Innovation Is More Than a Cliché

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bentley_rob_150x150The numerous challenges the insurance industry faces mean that innovation is critical to tackling them. Rob Bentley, Chief Executive Officer of Guy Carpenter’s Global Strategic Advisory, describes how Guy Carpenter is helping its clients manage these challenges—especially the conundrum of InsurTech, in an interview that appeared in Intelligent Insurer magazine.

Rate pressure, lower investment income, emerging risks, evolving technologies, new capital sources and regulatory changes are creating an environment in which earnings and growth are impacted. How do companies find opportunity in such conditions?

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December 5th, 2018

Ensuring innovation is more than a cliché

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bentley_rob_150x150The numerous challenges the insurance industry faces mean that innovation is critical to tackling them. Rob Bentley, Chief Executive Officer of Guy Carpenter’s Global Strategic Advisory, describes how Guy Carpenter is helping its clients manage these challenges—especially the conundrum of InsurTech, in an interview that appeared in Intelligent Insurer magazine.

Rate pressure, lower investment income, emerging risks, evolving technologies, new capital sources and regulatory changes are creating an environment in which earnings and growth are impacted. How do companies find opportunity in such conditions?

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October 29th, 2018

Life: Emerging Competition and the Need to Remake the Reinsurance Relationship - GC@PCI Commentary

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rains_david-5-2015-reduced-sizeDavid Rains, Managing Director

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  • Life reinsurance value prop a combination of risk capital, differentiated underwriting knowledge and value-added services
  • Availability of capital and insurers’ success in closing knowledge gap in underwriting reduce need to purchase risk protection
  • Reinsurers can position their InsurTech and advanced technologies to make advisory services a core deliverable

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October 29th, 2018

As Insurance Market Cycle Evolves, Carriers Must Review Underwriting Strategies

Posted at 8:00 AM ET

Guy Carpenter has completed its annual review of property & casualty (P&C) results and found that insurers’ operating environment today is very different than just a few short years ago.

Formerly stable lines produced significant volatility in 2017, while others that often struggle to produce underwriting returns enjoyed multi-decade highs in profitability. And the familiar underwriting cycle has decoupled materially across long-tail casualty lines, with profitability, growth and reserve development moving in widely different directions by line and segment. These are just a few of the findings reported in the company’s 2018 Risk Benchmarks Research Report, which focuses on the risk and performance of US P&C insurers. Continue reading…