Technology

Electronic underwriting systems

The concept of electronic underwriting, or tele-underwriting, has gradually developed over the past three decades and the majority of the progress has taken place a result of the practices and experiences of the US and…
Technology

Distribution and Technology - make the connection

Over the last two decades, insurance markets across the globe have changed dramatically. The blanket distribution model of insurer-to-broker-to-consumer has gone forever, as direct writers, the internet, online aggregators and a host of other channels…
Technology

Ten lessons from the future

“We are all destined to spend most of the restof our lives in the future.” Service, information and relationships fuel the economy. Pure knowledge is worthless, because relationships are your most important asset. Quality is…
Technology

Technology: The silver bullet in tough times?

Cost saving, process streamlining, rationalising and risk mitigation, amongst many others, are all buzzwords being used during tough economic times as the measures being taken to survive and take advantage of opportunities that surface during…
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Ten steps for insurers to become near-paperless

Sustainability in the business environment does not only mean financial sustainability, it includes ensuring that your business does not only take from the environment but preserves the resources that it consumes, allowing those resources to…