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Insurance 2030: Scenarios for the Future, Implications for Today

February 02 2021 | Mark Breading

It can be difficult to think about the future when the demands of the day are so pressing. The pandemic and events of 2020 have caused seismic shifts in society, affecting everyday patterns, lifestyles, and business operations.

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Myth or Reality? The Pandemic Signals the End of Agents

January 15 2021 | Mark Breading

With each new wave of technology over the past few decades, there have been many predictions that this is the end of agent distribution. You know the drill: “Technology can be so much more efficient and remove all that expense related to those human distributors.” I can remember back to...

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Myth or Reality? Core Systems Take a Backseat to Digital Projects

January 15 2021 | Karen Furtado

I know many of you have been in insurance for quite some time. And it might really sound like an amazing statement to say: “Core systems will take a back seat to digital projects.” The other blogs in our “Myth or Reality” series have provided a lot of context and...

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Myth or Reality? Customer Experience is a Discipline Unto Itself

January 15 2021 | Judy DeLaRosa

Today, when people talk about the customer experience, there is an idea, or a myth, if you will, that customer experience is a discipline unto itself. Consider this scenario: Let's say you've appointed a head of customer experience, and it’s likely they are part of your senior management team.

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Myth or Reality? Remote Work Halts Innovation and Collaboration in the Workplace

January 15 2021 | Megan Bock Zarnoch

Is it myth or reality that remote work is going to halt innovation and collaboration in our workplaces? I want to clarify something up front. Usually when we say “innovation,” what immediately jumps to mind is technology. But the definition of innovation is much broader than that.

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Myth or Reality? Digital Transformation Stalls Due to the Pandemic

January 15 2021 | Deb Smallwood

To assess this statement, we really need to think about digital transformation from past investments, the current state in the context of the pandemic, and the strategies planned for 2021.  

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InsurTech 2020: Has the Pandemic Changed the Trajectory?

January 05 2021 | Mark Breading

Right before the pandemic hit, I published a blog that reflected on the first decade of the InsurTech movement and made predictions for the decade starting with 2020. Little did I know that the world was about to plunge into chaos and fundamental change due to the global pandemic. My predictions on InsurTech through 2030 were based on my involvement in the...

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P&C Personal Lines in 2021: How Are Insurer Strategies Changing?

December 17 2020 | Mark Breading

Individuals with strategy and planning roles have had a busy time in 2020 adapting to the evolving realities of the pandemic and economic uncertainties. 2021 is likely to be more of the same for people in these roles. Entering into 2020, personal lines insurers were on a transformation path.

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Different starting lines, same end goal: Commercial Lines Underwriting Transformation

December 16 2020 | Megan Bock Zarnoch

When Deb Smallwood and I authored A Recipe for Commercial Lines Underwriting Transformation, we articulated the need to break free of the traditional paradigm of siloed and incremental evolution being viewed on a quarter-by-quarter and year-by-year basis.

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P&C Commercial Lines in 2021: Innovation or Optimization?

December 04 2020 | Mark Breading

The unexpected, unprecedented events of 2020 have turned the world upside down. Like every business sector, commercial lines insurance has had to adapt and adjust throughout the year. Many commercial lines insurers have experienced significant financial hits from the pandemic due to increased claims, lower business volumes, and the decreasing...

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