Posts Tagged ‘technology’



December 5th, 2018

Ensuring innovation is more than a cliché

Posted at 1:00 AM ET

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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November 29th, 2018

Asia Pacific: Cyber Dependency and the Increased Frequency and Sophistication of Cyberattacks

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_offset_472526_smallIncreasing dependence on technology by businesses and cities in Asia Pacific leads to two major implications for the region, says a study by the Asia-Pacific Risk Center of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Guy Carpenter’s parent company.

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October 29th, 2018

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

Posted at 9:00 AM ET

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 22nd, 2018

    MGAs – Value at What Cost? - GC@BB Commentary

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    carter_vicky_bio2016Vicky Carter, Vice Chairman – Global Strategic Advisory

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    • Value proposition of MGAs under increasing scrutiny
    • Automation critical to maintaining low cost base
    • Remuneration on profit vs commission fees

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    October 15th, 2018

    Real-Time Risk Management and Next-Generation Insurance

    Posted at 1:00 AM ET

    john_drizik_2John Drzik President, Global Risk and Digital at Marsh

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    A confluence of trends is enabling businesses and the insurance industry to move toward a revolutionary new approach: real-time risk management.

    Managing risk in real time offers the potential to both reduce risk and transfer it more effectively. It means businesses can have an up-to-the-minute view of their changing risk exposures—and take actions to mitigate them—and that the insurance industry no longer needs to rely only on historical data to price risk. Continue reading…

    October 3rd, 2018

    Cybersecurity Awareness

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    On the start of the 15th Cybersecurity Awareness Month, GC Capital Ideas has collected our recent articles that offer insights into this very critical risk. Cyber risk and security will remain a top priority for the foreseeable future. In addition to hackers and cyber criminals continuously developing new methods of attack, state-sponsored cyber-attacks have occurred according to the U.S. government. Continue reading…

    October 2nd, 2018

    Finding the ‘Right’ InsurTech – The Efficient and Insurance-centric Strategy

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    claude-yoder-crop1Claude Yoder, Global Head of Innovation and Product Development

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    The transformational advances that have impacted nearly everything we do are quickly catching up with the insurance industry and the urgency to further automate and integrate technology into the business is rapidly rising.

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    September 26th, 2018

    Recent Thought Leadership from Guy Carpenter - Part II

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    Here we present a recap of recent thought leadership from Guy Carpenter.

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    September 25th, 2018

    Finding the ‘Right’ InsurTech – The Efficient and Insurance-centric Strategy

    Posted at 1:11 PM ET

    claude-yoder-crop1Claude Yoder, Global Head of Innovation and Product Development

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    The transformational advances that have impacted nearly everything we do are quickly catching up with the insurance industry and the urgency to further automate and integrate technology into the business is rapidly rising.

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