The insurance industry is replete with archipelagos

COVID-19 has accelerated guidance (or suggestions or recommendations) for insurers to accelerate their initiatives to reshape their various business, financial, and customer-facing operations to 'be digital.' I have a hunch that what has actually accelerated is the 'doom-and-gloom' wailings from analysts, consultants, journalists, and technology firms to their insurance company clients and prospects (rather than… Continue reading The insurance industry is replete with archipelagos

I am writing a book about insurance & technology

I have decided to write a book about the relationship between insurance and technology. Wells Media Group (WMG) and I have entered into an agreement where WMG will publish, market, and distribute the book as a paper book, ebook, and audio book when it is finished. I plan to keep the working title secret until… Continue reading I am writing a book about insurance & technology

Noodlin’ About Writing a Book About Insurance Industry & Technology

I've been thinking about writing a book about the insurance industry and technology for quite a few years. Now that I'm retired, this is my last shot to actually do it. I see the posts that I've already published on this WordPress Blog so far - and others I still plan to write - as… Continue reading Noodlin’ About Writing a Book About Insurance Industry & Technology

Commerce Platforms & The Insurance Industry

Note: The following is an except from a report I published in 2017 for Applied Systems. My research and report focused entirely on the UK SME Commercial Insurance (eTrade) Markets. This post will be the first in a series I plan to write about the insurance industry and commerce platforms. What are platforms? A commercial… Continue reading Commerce Platforms & The Insurance Industry

Technology Can Not Replace Insurance Brokers

There is a great deal of investment activity in the insurance industry. Hundreds of startup firms, insurance and technology firms, have come - and continue to come - to the insurance market. I distinguish the two types of startups by using a very straightforward - and I believe a black-and-white legal - perspective: if a… Continue reading Technology Can Not Replace Insurance Brokers