Posts Tagged ‘Strategy’

Recently, we held a UK CIO Roundtable on the myths versus realities of ‘Big Data’.  The roundtable was made up of a mix of insurers from both the P&C and Life industry. I guess that it will come as no surprise that finding new ways to extract insight from data is a hot topic.  In […]

Oct 22nd, 2013 | Filed under Innovation, Insurance, IT, Market Trends, Strategy

A lot has been said and written about the political and economic situation in Europe. Interesting news came from Oslo last week with the Nobel Committee awarding the Peace Nobel Prize to the European Union. While I reckon that some may be right to believe that the 70-year period of peaceful time we have been […]

Oct 15th, 2012 | Filed under IT, Market Trends, Strategy

My colleagues Craig Beattie and Catherine Stagg-Macey published an interesting report back in April about the change in behaviour of online shoppers when looking for car insurance policy online in the UK. The title of the report is The Customer, Google, and UK Car Insurance: Lessons from Evolving Customer Search Behavior. In summary this study […]

Aug 27th, 2012 | Filed under Insurance, Market Trends

It is in difficult times that we identify the best managers. In good times it is much more complicated to find out which insurers have outstanding executives since the whole industry tends to show strong figures not only in terms of sales but also in terms of profit. According to me an outstanding Chief Executive […]

Apr 20th, 2009 | Filed under Insurance