• Trust, It’s Verified

    The RiskBlock Alliance is bringing together industry competitors who are working together to build a blockchain-enabled insurance value chain.

    Anyone who has ever been in an automobile accident is familiar with the back-and-forth interactions with the insurance agent and carrier. It’s a worrisome, frustrating and time-consuming process. 

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  • Claims Adjustment

    New technologies are lengthening the tenure of older claims professionals, attracting younger ones and revitalizing a sagging field.

    More than half of the insurance industry expects to add staff this year but not without a big struggle. As older workers retire, many companies are scrambling to find enough people to replace them, especially in claims processing.

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  • Data Marketplace

    By sharing granular risk data in an open market, brokerages and carriers can eliminate costs and create a new insurance model.

    In Lloyd’s coffee house in London more than 330 years ago, the property and casualty insurance industry was formed to spread the risks of cargo-carrying ships plying the world’s seas. The industry grew and prospered, with little change in the underlying model. Now, an entirely new structure is taking shape. 

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  • Steve DeCarlo’s Data Anomaly

    He saw the value in big data long before the industry caught on.

    Steve DeCarlo built AmWINS into the largest wholesaler in the industry. He is an industry leader in data analytics, having started years before any of his competitors. Steve retired in May and sat down with founding editor Rick Pullen to talk about his career. This is an excerpt on his views on data. —Editor 

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