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Big Data World Asia: Machine learning in insurance, with Munich Re’s regional head of data analytics

While machine learning has transformed many industries over the past decade, one area that is still playing catch-up is insurance. It’s a sector used to finding itself trailing behind other industries’ tech adoption, where high running costs of legacy systems squeeze budgets to such an extent that it’s hard for firms to stump up the cash necessary for driving innovation. While online comparison services have proliferated in recent years, signing up to and managing the policy invariably involves the pens, paper, and printers that other digitally-transformed industries have long since left behind. 


Tapoly is making insurance agile
Janthana Kaenprakhamroy, CEO and founder of Tapoly, talks with John Bensalhia about the insurtech and the background to her desperately needed on-demand insurance platform “It is hard to ignore or not take any interest in technology. It is the greatest recent phenomenon that has transformed and continues to transform pretty much every industry.” So says... Read More

Predictive analytics is fueling an insurance revolution
John Bensalhia speaks to Jean Perez, head of analytics for I&A at Collinson Group about the predictive tools transforming insurance as we know it The introduction of predictive analytics and machine learning has been a gamechanger in the world of insurance. Not only can future behaviour be predicted in an instant, it can be done... Read More

IoT, insurance and the future of connected cars
Andrew Bennett, CEO of Coverbox, explores the tech behind telematics and the powerful little black box capable of communicating one-second data over the cloud History is a strange thing, what can be taken as commonplace now we often forget was transformational at the time of adoption. Cases in point include the onset of computer-generated quotations, the... Read More