Insurance Systems Insights

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Security and convenience: a perfect relationship?

30th March 2020

Company: Comarch Finance
In 2016, the global fraud detection market was valued by Allied Marked Research at $13.6bn. Fast forward to today: according to Fortune Business Insight, the global market for anti-fraud solutions will grow from $19.3bn in 2018 to $110bn in 2026. The growth is exponential, and the banking, financial services, insurance and manufacturing sectors... read more
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Optimising IT talent: let go of non-core projects & see engagement soar

6th March 2020

Reports that 80 percent of capital markets participants said they would rather buy in a trading data integration solution, rather than build one in house, reflect the way banking IT is going, and this is a good thing. The findings, from a qualitative study undertaken by Inforalgo, are discussed in detail in the white paper, Buy vs build: The... read more
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People moves: CSI, Investview, Crealogix and more

2nd January 2020

CSI appoints new CFO US-based computer services firm CSI announced on December 13 that Brian Brown has been appointed as the company’s chief financial officer, with immediate effect. “I am pleased to announce that Brian Brown has been named CSI’s new Chief Financial Officer,” says Steven Powless, chairman and... read more
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US banks explore alt data for credit underwriting

13th December 2019

Company: bobsguide
US banks are researching use cases of alternative data in the lending space, according to software vendors. “The risk of using alternative data without some sort of guidance framework is that data can be used intentionally or unintentionally in a discriminatory fashion. So that’s why we are very concerned as an... read more
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Buyers’ brief: retail banks look to close tech gap

26th November 2019

Company: bobsguide
Retail banking is evolving rapidly. It’s a good thing too, as firms across the financial services sector. Pay-as-you-go car insurance by the mile or by the hour, with premiums based on how well you drive using telematics are offered by start-ups like InsureTheBox and By Miles. Alibaba and PayPal offer SMEs micro-loans within minutes to... read more
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Legacy culture remains insurers greatest hurdle

16th October 2019

Company: bobsguide
Legacy culture is the greatest impediment to insurance industry innovation, according to Capgemini’s Executive Vice President and P&C Insurance Leader, Seth Rachlin. “It’s legacy systems and legacy culture,” says Rachlin in response to diagnosing the greatest hurdle to partnerships between insurers and insurtech.... read more
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Using AI for safekeeping capital investments and portfolio optimisation

8th October 2019

With the increasing volatility of markets and complexity of products available for investors today, wealth managers are bound to use artificial intelligence (AI) as part of their overall strategy. There is a need to embark on new technologies in order to keep up with the ever-growing challenges faced by wealth managers and their clients alike.... read more
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Uncertainty over Pripps performance scenario options continues

28th August 2019

Company: bobsguide
A divergence of regulatory approaches to recommendations for assessing how consumers could be helped by a new investment disclosure regulation for fund managers under the Packaged Retail Investment and Insurance Products (Priips) level 2 review could increase legal uncertainty and compliance costs for market participants, according to an insurance... read more
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Buyers' brief: Insurance advances

20th August 2019

Company: bobsguide
A recent report by PwC stated that “the urgent need for business and technology modernisation poses the greatest threat to the global insurance industry over the next two to three years”. Consultancy firms have a habit of drafting frightening summaries of the dangers that await insurers who fail to react to emerging market trends. And... read more