Our Perspective

  • Decoding Insurer and Insurtech Collaborations - The Missing Rosetta Stone

    By Tasneem Harnekar|February 18, 2020|English

    Traditional models for life insurance are increasingly under threat as the environment in which insurers operate is disrupted and transformed by new technologies that resonate better with the demands of modern consumers. But do established providers...

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  • Life and Health in Asia: Change Is on the Agenda With Digital As the Key Driver and Enabler

    By Hugh Terry, The Digital Insurer (guest contributor)|January 16, 2020|English

    Over the past few months The Digital Insurer (TDI) and the Gen Re team in Asia have been working closely on the first issue of Life and Health in Asia, our new quarterly joint newsletter charting the rapid pace of digital innovation and adoption across...

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  • Digital Innovation Is a Puzzle for Life Insurers

    By Dan White, Managing Partner, Ninety Consulting (guest contributor)|December 05, 2019|English

    Innovation is in the air. Imaginative digital technologies have been plugged into existing Life and Health insurance processes and products in multiple markets, injecting new life into customer engagement, risk assessment and claims management. Except...

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  • A Pain in the Neck? There’s an App for That

    By Ian Prangley, Co-founder and Health Director, TrackActive (guest contributor)|July 02, 2019|English

    TrackActive is a startup with an evidence-based application that uses artificial intelligence to allow individuals to manage and prevent musculoskeletal pain. Our company works in collaboration with Gen Re, and we aim to bring our mHealth solution to...

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  • Toward a Data-Driven Insurer - Understanding How to Formulate a Data Strategy

    By Samuel Lim |June 27, 2019|English

    “Artificial Intelligence”, “Big Data”, “Data Science” - buzz words such as these have been mentioned numerous times since the early 2000s. Many companies have since transitioned to a more data-driven culture; however,...

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  • Insurance Should Embrace Technology to Empower the Customer

    By Robin Merttens, InsTech (guest contributor)|April 02, 2019|English | Deutsch

    It’s natural for any new technology to be met with skepticism, perhaps even distrust. It’s seen as a threat, something to hold at bay lest it undermine a model that has worked historically. Over the last decade, society has become increasingly...

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