These are exceptional times. We don’t know quite how long the extraordinary measures in response to Covid-19 will last, but it’s safe to assume that they will shape the remainder of the year one way or another. Right now nothing seems quite normal any more as the country locks itself down.
02 April 2020
Even though pandemic risk has long been viewed as one of the single most impactful risks to the world the evidence of political, commercial and individual decision making suggests that society has always taken this most terrifying of risks lightly.
31 March 2020
…. is the title of Rob Galbraith’s bestselling book (yes folks, written by an insurance underwriter and a bestseller on Amazon!). Rob featured as a fantastic keynote speaker at this conference and painted a picture of how insurance will change over the next ten years.
26 February 2020
14 February 2020
This should be an interesting start to a new decade with another busy year for InsurTechNZ in the making. If the start of this year is anything to go by, the wider insurance landscape is shaping up to be an interesting one. In front of us right now we have election year, the uncertainty brought … Continue reading "InsurTechNZ – Racing into the new decade, summer 2020"
Twenty years ago we were grappling with Y2K, scratching our heads about a thing called Napster, trialling our first e-commerce purchases and had yet to hear of the iPhone, App stores or Facebook - all still a good 10 years away.
17 December 2019
I recently attended the ClaimsTech Summit held in Sydney in May. Overall it was a good conference, well attended with a number of insurers (under writers and reinsurers) sharing how they have approached developing claims services, their internal challenges, various strategies and deployments.
20 June 2019
InsurTechNZ and EY NZ collaborated in late 2018 to write the InsurTech Landscape report “InsurTech emerging at pace” which was released at the breakfast launch hosted at EY’s Auckland offices last week.
18 April 2019
New technology is helping to create improved products, according to a new Kiwi report. Wearables and telematics investment in technology is paving the way for new product offers while the rapid emergence of AI driven solutions including chat bots, digital human assistants, object recognition and voice biometrics are leading to more accessible and personable channels.
11 April 2019
Whether you’ve heard about this particular concept or not, you have surely reaped the benefits of the numerous products and services that originated in the Fintech Revolution.
12 March 2019