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20201015 AI PL

AI in P&C Personal Lines: Insurer Progress, Plans, and Predictions

Author(s):
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Karen Pauli, Principal
Publication Date:
October 16, 2020
Number of Pages:
15
Price:
$1,495.00 USD

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is transforming the P&C personal lines insurance business. The AI umbrella covers a number of technologies, and it is critical that personal lines insurers review each technology... more >

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20201008 AI CL

AI in P&C Commercial Lines: Insurer Progress, Plans, and Predictions

Author(s):
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Karen Pauli, Principal
Publication Date:
October 9, 2020
Number of Pages:
15
Price:
$1,495.00 USD

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is transforming the P&C commercial lines insurance business. The AI umbrella covers a number of technologies, and it is critical that commercial lines insurers review each technology... more >

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2020 09 18 InsurTech Brief

The Top 10 Themes for InsurTech 2020: Operating in the Pandemic Era

Author(s):
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Karen Pauli, Principal
Publication Date:
September 18, 2020
Number of Pages:
10
Price:
$1,495.00 USD

The pandemic has changed almost all things in our personal and business lives. Some may believe that non-traditional insurance technology providers such as InsurTechs would fall to the back of... more >

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20200618 Scenarios COVID

P&C Insurance Post-COVID-19: Four Scenarios for the Future

Author(s):
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Publication Date:
June 19, 2020
Number of Pages:
10
Price:
$1,495.00 USD

Insurers are faced with more uncertainty in their strategic planning than ever before. The global pandemic, economic downturn, and societal upheavals across the US are making big impacts on P&C... more >

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2020 04 15 InsurTech 50

Top 50 InsurTechs in P&C Insurance

Author(s):
Deborah M. Smallwood, Senior Partner
Karen Furtado, Partner
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Karen Pauli, Principal
Publication Date:
April 16, 2020
Number of Pages:
37
Price:
$1,495.00 USD

SMA has compiled a list of the top 50 InsurTech startups in the North American market to assist P&C insurers in making decisions about who to partner with and who... more >

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20200213 2H19 InsurTech and Transformational Tech Snapshot

InsurTech and Transformational Tech: Highlights and Insights for 2H19

Author(s):
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Karen Pauli, Principal
Publication Date:
February 14, 2020
Number of Pages:
8
Price:
$995.00 USD

The second half of 2019 reveals that the InsurTech movement is in transition. Gaps in certain trends are growing, and new records are emerging. more >

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2019 12 20 2019 AI Report

AI Technologies in P&C: Insurer Progress, Plans, And Potential

Publication Date:
December 20, 2019
Number of Pages:
34
Price:
$1,495.00 USD

How is this report on AI in insurance different from many of the other reports that have been published? First, it is based on SMA Research that reflects the views... more >

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2019 12 18 Summit Recap Report

Transformation in Action: Success Stories and Use Cases

Author(s):
Deborah M. Smallwood, Senior Partner
Karen Furtado, Partner
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Karen Pauli, Principal
Publication Date:
December 18, 2019
Number of Pages:
25
Price:
$995.00 USD

SMA has released a new report on the 2019 SMA Summit: Transformation in Action which was held in New York City on December 4, 2019. more >

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2019 12 11 PL Transformational Tech

Transformational Technologies in P&C Personal Lines: Insurer Progress, Plans, and Projections

Publication Date:
December 11, 2019
Number of Pages:
15
Price:
$995.00 USD

Transformational technologies are poised to fundamentally alter the personal lines insurance sector over the next five to ten years. In some ways, the effects are already being felt. more >

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20191127 CL Transformational Tech

Transformational Technologies in P&C Commercial Lines: Insurer Progress, Plans, and Projections

Author(s):
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Karen Pauli, Principal
Publication Date:
November 27, 2019
Number of Pages:
14
Price:
$995.00 USD

Transformational technologies are poised to fundamentally alter the commercial lines insurance sector over the next five to ten years. In some ways, the effects are already being felt. more >

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2019 11 07 Innovation eBook.png

Insurance and the Innovation Journey: Lessons From a Decade of Progress

Publication Date:
November 8, 2019
Number of Pages:
17
Price:
$995.00 USD

The property/casualty insurance industry began a new wave of innovation almost a decade ago that has been gaining momentum over the past few years. more >

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2019 08 02 1H19 InsurTech and Transformational Tech Snapshot

1H19 InsurTech and Transformational Tech Snapshot

Author(s):
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Karen Pauli, Principal
Publication Date:
July 31, 2019
Number of Pages:
9
Price:
$995.00 USD

After the first half of 2019, the InsurTech movement is alive and well. There are many reports and commentaries about funding, partnerships, company profiles, and trends. more >

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20190212 Smart Home and Buildings

Smart Homes and Buildings: Ten Strategic Considerations for Insurers

Author(s):
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Karen Furtado, Partner
Publication Date:
February 12, 2019
Number of Pages:
9
Price:
$995.00 USD

There is a broad recognition of the great potential for smart devices and solutions in homes and commercial properties. more >

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20181210 2019 Top Predictions

2019 Top Predictions for Insurance

Author(s):
Deborah M. Smallwood, Senior Partner
Karen Furtado, Partner
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Karen Pauli, Principal
Publication Date:
December 10, 2018
Number of Pages:
9
Price:
$95.00 USD

Will current insurance trends continue, slow-down, or accelerate? Will brand new developments rock the industry? Each year SMA makes predictions about the upcoming year in insurance. more >

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20181128 Insurance in Transformation

Insurance in Transformation: New Models, New Partnerships, New Entrants, New VC Investments

Author(s):
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Publication Date:
November 28, 2018
Number of Pages:
9
Price:
$995.00 USD

We are witnessing an unprecedented era of experimentation in the insurance industry. There are important announcements every day regarding new activities, many of which would have been unheard of 10... more >

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20181015 EmergingTeccPersonalLines

Emerging Tech in Personal Lines: Broad Implications, Significant Activity

Author(s):
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Karen Pauli, Principal
Publication Date:
October 15, 2018
Number of Pages:
15
Price:
$995.00 USD

Emerging technologies are affecting personal lines insurance in significant ways. They are changing the risks faced by customers, providing new options for interaction, revolutionizing how insurers assess and select risks,... more >

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20181005 EmergingTechCommercialLines

Emerging Tech in Commercial Lines: Ramping Up Adoption

Author(s):
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Karen Pauli, Principal
Publication Date:
October 5, 2018
Number of Pages:
14
Price:
$995.00 USD

Emerging technologies are spurring transformation at commercial lines organizations – but not all at the same rate or with the same business impact. more >

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20180928 Summit Brief

Transformation in Action: Success Stories and Use Cases

Author(s):
Deborah M. Smallwood, Senior Partner
Publication Date:
September 28, 2018
Number of Pages:
23
Price:
$995.00 USD

SMA has released a new report on the 2018 SMA Summit: Transformation in Action which was held in Boston on September 16 – 17, 2018. The Summit was a resounding success. more >

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20180711 MunichRe Report

Who Is Really Disrupting The Insurance Industry? And What You Can Learn from Munich Re’s Journey

Author(s):
Deborah M. Smallwood, Senior Partner
Karen Pauli, Principal
Publication Date:
July 11, 2018
Number of Pages:
8
Price:
$995.00 USD

“Disruption” is frequently an emotionally charged word. In today’s InsurTech-infused world, it has become a word that is most frequently associated with “aspiration versus reality.” Many external forces have been... more >

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20180502 InsurTech LOB

InsurTech 2018: 10 Key Themes Will Shape the Future

Author(s):
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Karen Pauli, Principal
Publication Date:
May 2, 2018
Number of Pages:
17
Price:
$995.00 USD

2018 is a pivotal year for the InsurTech startup movement. This report identifies ten key themes that illustrate how InsurTech is changing and what to expect in the coming years. more >

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20180328 EmergTechLandscape

The Emerging Tech Landscape: 10 Mega-Trends for 2018 and Beyond

Author(s):
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Publication Date:
March 29, 2018
Number of Pages:
13
Price:
$995.00 USD

There are so many developments in the technology world and so much change that it is difficult to keep up. more >

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20180111 InnovationReport

Innovation is Mandatory: SMA Annual Innovation in Insurance Report

Author(s):
Deborah M. Smallwood, Senior Partner
Publication Date:
January 11, 2018
Number of Pages:
13
Price:
$995.00 USD

Innovation is normalizing in business models and being woven into business strategies and plans, and insurers are figuring out how to create a culture of innovation. more >

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20171229 InsurTech Recap

2017 InsurTech Recap: The Momentum Continues to Build

Author(s):
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Karen Pauli, Principal
Publication Date:
December 29, 2017
Number of Pages:
22
Price:
$395.00 USD

This research report contains a collection of thirteen blogs published by SMA over the past year on the InsurTech movement. The report includes a recap of the year for InsurTech. more >

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20171221 ebook winningconvergence

Winning With Convergence: The 5 Foundational Realities

Author(s):
Deborah M. Smallwood, Senior Partner
Publication Date:
December 22, 2017
Number of Pages:
16
Price:
$395.00 USD

The insurance industry is in transformation, resulting in huge challenges for managing current operations while leveraging new capabilities from InsurTech, emerging tech, and digital. more >

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20171205 ProgressTowardConnectedWorld

Progress Toward a Connected World: A Compilation of Insurance Blogs

Author(s):
Deborah M. Smallwood, Senior Partner
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Karen Furtado, Partner
Karen Pauli, Principal
Publication Date:
December 5, 2017
Number of Pages:
37
Price:
$695.00 USD

This research report includes twenty-one blogs published by SMA over the past year on emerging technologies and the connected world. more >

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20171005 Summit Recap

2017 SMA Summit: Winning With Convergence

Author(s):
Deborah M. Smallwood, Senior Partner
Publication Date:
October 5, 2017
Number of Pages:
15
Price:
$995.00 USD

This research report provides highlights from all of the speakers and sessions of the SMA Summit event held in Boston, September 18, 2017. more >

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20171004 InsurTech PL

InsurTech and Personal Lines: Examples, Use Cases, and Implications

Author(s):
Deborah M. Smallwood, Senior Partner
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Publication Date:
October 4, 2017
Number of Pages:
14
Price:
$995.00 USD

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20170803 InsuranceTransformation10Years

Insurance Transformation: Looking 10 Years Back, Looking 10 Years Forward

Author(s):
Deborah M. Smallwood, Senior Partner
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Publication Date:
August 4, 2017
Number of Pages:
14
Price:
$395.00 USD

The world has changed dramatically in the last 10 years and is likely to change even more dramatically over the next 10. more >

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20170713 InnovationBestPractices

The Top 10 Best Practices in Insurance Innovation

Author(s):
Deborah M. Smallwood, Senior Partner
Publication Date:
July 13, 2017
Number of Pages:
10
Price:
$395.00 USD

Some of the best innovation success stories are built out of the lessons learned from watching the attempts of others as they either falter or flourish. more >

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20170525 Commercial Lines Tech

InsurTech and Commercial Lines: A Surge of Activity and New Implications

Author(s):
Deborah M. Smallwood, Senior Partner
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Publication Date:
May 25, 2017
Number of Pages:
13
Price:
$995.00 USD

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20170406 AI

AI/Machine Learning in Insurance: A Force to be Reckoned With

Author(s):
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Publication Date:
April 6, 2017
Number of Pages:
15
Price:
$995.00 USD

AI/machine learning is one of the top technology areas of interest for insurers today. This SMA research report takes a fresh look at the broad field of artificial intelligence, focusing... more >

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20170228 EmergingTech

2017 Emerging Tech Landscape: Implications for Insurance

Author(s):
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Publication Date:
February 28, 2017
Number of Pages:
10
Price:
$995.00 USD

This report identifies four key trends in emerging technologies and discusses their implications for the insurance industry. more >

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20170223 Insurtech

2017 InsurTech Landscape: Aligning to Business Strategies

Author(s):
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Publication Date:
February 23, 2017
Number of Pages:
13
Price:
$995.00 USD

SMA has been actively engaged in the InsurTech movement through research, InsurTech clients, and involvement in related insurer strategies. more >

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20170112 7Bridges

Insurance in Transformation: Building 7 Bridges to the Future

Author(s):
Deborah M. Smallwood, Senior Partner
Karen Furtado, Partner
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Karen Pauli, Principal
Publication Date:
January 12, 2017
Number of Pages:
10
Price:
$995.00 USD

In times of rapid evolution, it is imperative that organizations have clarity about the business actions they can take to get to the other side of a changed business environment. more >

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20161221 2017 Predictions

SMA Top 10 Insurance Predictions for 2017

Author(s):
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Karen Furtado, Partner
Karen Pauli, Principal
Publication Date:
December 21, 2016
Number of Pages:
8
Price:
$995.00 USD

2016 was a memorable year for insurance. Ongoing trends and game-changers are likely to make 2017 another year of transformation for insurance. more >

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20161208 LA EmergTech

Emerging Technologies in L&A Insurance: 2016 and Beyond

Author(s):
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Publication Date:
December 8, 2016
Number of Pages:
11
Price:
$995.00 USD

This research report assesses thirteen emerging technologies in the context of Life and Annuity insurers’ progress and plans. more >

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20161206 innovation report

Innovation in Insurance in 2016: The Coming of Age

Author(s):
Deborah M. Smallwood, Senior Partner
Publication Date:
December 6, 2016
Number of Pages:
14
Price:
$995.00 USD

This is the fifth annual report on innovation from SMA, and is based on a survey of insurers and observations regarding market activities. more >

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20161110 Blockchain1

Blockchain in Insurance: Insurer Progress and Plans

Author(s):
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Publication Date:
November 10, 2016
Number of Pages:
11
Price:
$995.00 USD

Blockchain is a revolutionary technology that could fundamentally change the way business is conducted and result in the restructuring of major industries. more >

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20161102 SevenBridges

Bridging Today to Tomorrow: Seven Paths to Become a Next-Gen Insurer

Author(s):
Karen Furtado, Partner
Publication Date:
November 2, 2016
Number of Pages:
10
Price:
$995.00 USD

At the 2016 SMA Annual Summit, SMA introduced the concept of insurers building bridges from today to their future state as part of the transformation to becoming a Next-Gen Insurer. more >

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20161020 ConnectedWorld

Reflections on Emerging Tech and the Connected World

Author(s):
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Publication Date:
October 20, 2016
Number of Pages:
26
Price:
$395.00 USD

Developments in emerging tech, the connected world, and InsurTech are progressing at a dizzying pace. And the implications for the insurance industry are significant. more >

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20161006 Awards SP

The 2016 SMA Innovation in Action Awards: Solution Provider Case Studies

Author(s):
Karen Furtado, Partner
Publication Date:
October 6, 2016
Number of Pages:
19
Price:
$1,495.00 USD

The annual SMA Innovation in Action Awards for Solution Providers are given to those solution providers whose innovative solutions or services are enabling insurers to make real progress in their... more >

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20160929 Summit Recap

The 2016 SMA Summit Recap

Author(s):
Deborah M. Smallwood, Senior Partner
Publication Date:
September 29, 2016
Number of Pages:
14
Price:
$995.00 USD

This research report provides highlights from all of the speakers and sessions of the SMA Summit event held in Boston, Sept. 19, 2016. more >

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20160919 Insurer Awards

The 2016 SMA Innovation in Action Awards: Insurer Case Studies

Author(s):
Karen Furtado, Partner
Publication Date:
September 19, 2016
Number of Pages:
43
Price:
$2,500.00 USD

The annual SMA Innovation in Action Awards for Insurers are given to insurers of all types and sizes who are rethinking, reimagining, and reinventing the business of insurance. more >

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20160913 EmergingTechPC

Emerging Technologies in P&C Insurance: 2016 and Beyond

Author(s):
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Publication Date:
September 13, 2016
Number of Pages:
11
Price:
$995.00 USD

This research report assesses thirteen emerging technologies in the context of P&C insurers’ progress and plans. more >

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20160831 Insurtech

The InsurTech Universe: Understanding Company Positioning and Maturity

Author(s):
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Jennifer Overhulse, Principal Owner, St. Nick Media
Publication Date:
August 31, 2016
Number of Pages:
12
Price:
$995.00 USD

Tracking the activity and investments in the rapidly expanding InsurTech space is one thing. It is quite another for an individual insurer to assess which trends and companies are most... more >

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20160728 Claims

The Changing Face of Claims: How Innovation Is Fueling Claims Transformation

Author(s):
Karen Furtado, Partner
Karen Pauli, Principal
Publication Date:
July 28, 2016
Number of Pages:
15
Price:
$1,495.00 USD

Claims is a major area of innovation in the insurance industry today, driven by claims executives’ pragmatic need to increase efficiency, reduce complexity, and improve the customer experience. more >

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20160712 Top10Emerg

The Top 10 Ways Emerging Tech Will Transform Insurance

Author(s):
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Karen Furtado, Partner
Publication Date:
July 12, 2016
Number of Pages:
11
Price:
$995.00 USD

Emerging technologies are changing the world – and our research and work with insurers confirm that they will change the insurance industry in fundamental ways in the process. more >

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20160204 ConnectedWorld

Insurance in the Connected World: Observations on Opportunities and Threats

Author(s):
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Publication Date:
February 4, 2016
Number of Pages:
11
Price:
$995.00 USD

There is a widespread understanding that the evolving connected world has very significant implications for insurers. more >

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20160128 Game Changers

Game Changers in Insurance: The Pace of Change Accelerates

Author(s):
Deborah M. Smallwood, Senior Partner
Monique Hesseling, Partner
Publication Date:
January 28, 2016
Number of Pages:
12
Price:
$995.00 USD

Insurers can no longer remain relatively isolated – the world is changing and the implications for the industry are huge. more >

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Innovation SMA Research

Insurance in 2015: A Pivotal Year

Author(s):
Deborah M. Smallwood, Senior Partner
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Publication Date:
January 4, 2016
Number of Pages:
4
Price:
$395.00 USD

This research brief contains SMA’s reflections on 2015, in the form of the top 10 trends that laid the foundation for the pivotal year and positioned the insurance industry for... more >

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20151215 Innovation Leaders

Innovation in Insurance: Continued Momentum and Making Impacts

Author(s):
Deborah M. Smallwood, Senior Partner
Publication Date:
December 15, 2015
Number of Pages:
10
Price:
$995.00 USD

This report takes a look at the continuing progress of innovation, highlighting the increasing pace of adoption and the upward movement in maturity levels among insurers in the context of... more >

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20150930 AwardsSPCaseStudies

The 2015 SMA Innovation in Action Awards: Solution Provider Case Studies

Author(s):
Karen Furtado, Partner
Publication Date:
September 30, 2015
Number of Pages:
44
Price:
$4,500.00 USD

The annual SMA Innovation in Action Awards for Solution Providers are given to solution providers within the insurance ecosystem that have successfully implemented innovative and transformational solutions that create real... more >

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20150929 SummitResearch

2015 SMA Summit Recap

Publication Date:
September 29, 2015
Number of Pages:
10
Price:
$695.00 USD

Becoming a Next-Gen Insurer was the focus of the 2015 SMA Summit. A sold-out crowd gathered at the fourth annual SMA Summit held at the Boston Mandarin Oriental on September... more >

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20150921 AwardCaseStudies Insurers

The 2015 SMA Innovation in Action Awards: Insurer Case Studies

Author(s):
Karen Furtado, Partner
Publication Date:
September 21, 2015
Number of Pages:
50
Price:
$4,500.00 USD

The annual SMA Innovation in Action Awards for Insurers are given to insurers of all types and sizes that have successfully implemented innovative and transformational business and technology initiatives that... more >

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Innovation SMA Research

The Impact of Emerging Technologies in Claims

Author(s):
Karen Furtado, Partner
Publication Date:
July 30, 2015
Number of Pages:
7
Price:
$995.00 USD

SMA has identified three top emerging technologies for use in claims: drones and aerial imagery, artificial intelligence, and the Internet of Things (IoT). more >

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Innovation SMA Research

Mobile Technologies in Insurance

Author(s):
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Publication Date:
July 28, 2015
Number of Pages:
4
Price:
$695.00 USD

Mobile technology usage is becoming more widespread in insurance, but there are many opportunities to continue expanding into new areas and functions. more >

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Innovation SMA Research

Collaboration Technologies in Insurance

Author(s):
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Publication Date:
July 9, 2015
Number of Pages:
4
Price:
$695.00 USD

The class of technologies referred to as collaboration technologies has expanded, matured, and enjoyed increased usage in insurance. more >

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Innovation SMA Research

Maturing Technologies in Insurance

Author(s):
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Publication Date:
June 11, 2015
Number of Pages:
3
Price:
$695.00 USD

Insurers have been investing in a key set of advanced technologies for several years, including mobile, cloud, analytics, social media, and collaboration. more >

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20150520 Next Gen

Next-Gen Insurer: 2015 Update – The Journey Continues

Author(s):
Deborah M. Smallwood, Senior Partner
Publication Date:
May 20, 2015
Number of Pages:
13
Price:
$995.00 USD

Since the 2014 publication of SMA’s groundbreaking report, Next-Gen Insurer: Fueled by Innovation, the pace of change has continued to intensify and gain momentum. more >

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20150331 Claims Transformation

Claims Transformation: The Journey Beyond Modernization

Author(s):
Karen Furtado, Partner
Denise Garth, Partner
Publication Date:
March 31, 2015
Number of Pages:
9
Price:
$995.00 USD

This report, the first in SMA’s thought leadership series on claims transformation, examines the need for changes in the end-to-end claims process, starting but not ending with claims system modernization. more >

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20150224 Top10 Imperatives

SMA Top 10 Imperatives for Insurers – 2015

Author(s):
Deborah M. Smallwood, Senior Partner
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Karen Furtado, Partner
Denise Garth, Partner
Mary Ann Garwood, Partner
Monique Hesseling, Partner
Publication Date:
February 24, 2015
Number of Pages:
21
Price:
$995.00 USD

This research report presents SMA’s sixth annual look at the Top 10 Imperatives for Insurers. The list of SMA’s Top 10 Imperatives articulates the key areas that insurers should have... more >

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20150219 Innovation Mastery

Innovation Maturity in Insurance: Enabling the Next-Gen Insurer

Author(s):
Denise Garth, Partner
Guy Fraker, Guest Author
Publication Date:
February 19, 2015
Number of Pages:
14
Price:
$995.00 USD

This report provides a framework to help insurers assess their current innovation maturity level compared to where they want to be. more >

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20150129 Auto Landscape

The Changing Auto Insurance Landscape: Influencers Driving Disruption and Change

Author(s):
Denise Garth, Partner
Publication Date:
January 29, 2015
Number of Pages:
14
Price:
$995.00 USD

This research looks at the change and disruption that is greatly affecting auto insurance due to the convergence of multiple influencers, including the shared economy, connected cars, Google and Apple... more >

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Innovation in Insurance: Expanding Focus and Growing Momentum

Author(s):
Deborah M. Smallwood, Senior Partner
Denise Garth, Partner
Publication Date:
November 12, 2014
Number of Pages:
16
Price:
$995.00 USD

This research takes a new look at the continuing progress in and around innovation, highlighting an expanding focus and accelerating momentum. more >

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20141031 Crowdsourcing and Open Innovation

Crowdsourcing and Open Innovation: Powering the Sharing Economy

Author(s):
Denise Garth, Partner
Publication Date:
October 31, 2014
Number of Pages:
12
Price:
$995.00 USD

The evolution of mankind and society has always been based on knowledge, expertise, collaboration, and good ideas. more >

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20141014 Emerging Tech

Emerging Technologies: Reshaping the Next-Gen Insurer

Author(s):
Denise Garth, Partner
Publication Date:
October 14, 2014
Number of Pages:
30
Price:
$1,495.00 USD

Current technologies, along with the growing proliferation of emerging technologies, are now considered some of the greatest agents of change since the introduction of the Internet. more >

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20141001 Summit Brief

2014 SMA Summit Recap

Author(s):
Deborah M. Smallwood, Senior Partner
Publication Date:
October 1, 2014
Number of Pages:
7
Price:
$95.00 USD

The theme for the 2014 SMA Summit was The Innovation Journey: cultivate – activate – accelerate. more >

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20140928 Innovation in Action Insurer Highlights

2014 Innovation in Action ... Insurer Highlights

Author(s):
Karen Furtado, Partner
Publication Date:
September 29, 2014
Number of Pages:
35
Price:
$4,500.00 USD

Each year SMA recognizes several insurers and solution providers that demonstrate real progress in transforming and deploying next-generation technology for advantage. more >

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20140828 Shifting Landscape

The Shifting Competitive Landscape: A New Breed of Industry Challengers

Author(s):
Denise Garth, Partner
Publication Date:
August 28, 2014
Number of Pages:
15
Price:
$995.00 USD

Historically, the insurance industry has assessed its competition by looking at those companies within the industry that directly compete and sell in the same market segments, offer similar products, use... more >

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2014 07 31 Internet of Things

The Internet of Things: Creating a Connected World

Author(s):
Denise Garth, Partner
Publication Date:
July 31, 2014
Number of Pages:
15
Price:
$995.00 USD

The future will be the cloud of things, the cloud of everything. The Internet of Things is transforming our digital environment from static and point-in-time to a dynamic, real-time, actionable... more >

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20140411 next gen insurer

The Next-Gen Insurer: Fueled by Innovation

Author(s):
Deborah M. Smallwood, Senior Partner
Denise Garth, Partner
Publication Date:
April 11, 2014
Number of Pages:
22
Price:
$2,495.00 USD

Innovation is no longer just a nice-to-have initiative. It has become a must-have, strategic, core mandate that will define a new era of winners (and losers). more >

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2014 Insurance Ecosystem: L&A Insurer Business Applications and Technology Projects

Author(s):
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Publication Date:
March 7, 2014
Number of Pages:
16
Price:
$995.00 USD

This report, part of SMA’s annual Insurance Ecosystem Research Series, highlights key project priorities for life and annuity insurers in North America. more >

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The New Face of M&A: Dawn of Next-Gen Insurer Business Models

Author(s):
Denise Garth, Partner
Publication Date:
March 2, 2014
Number of Pages:
9
Price:
$995.00 USD

There is a new trend in M&A in the industry, and technology companies are becoming a part of the M&A fabric. more >

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Google and Insurance: Far Reaching Implications

Author(s):
Denise Garth, Partner
Publication Date:
January 31, 2014
Number of Pages:
8
Price:
$995.00 USD

Google has really ratcheted up the innovation momentum they started 2-3 years ago by broadening their digital, mobile, and data presence, and in doing so has raised the potential impact... more >

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SMA Top 10 Imperatives for Insurers – 2014

Author(s):
Deborah M. Smallwood, Senior Partner
Karen Furtado, Partner
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Mary Ann Garwood, Partner
Publication Date:
December 19, 2013
Number of Pages:
13
Price:
$95.00 USD

This research report presents SMA’s fifth annual look at the Top 10 Imperatives for Insurers. This year we’ve not only closely scrutinized and updated each of the Top 10, we’ve... more >

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Next-Gen Technology Trends: New Opportunities and Challenges for Insurers

Author(s):
Deborah M. Smallwood, Senior Partner
Karen Furtado, Partner
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Mary Ann Garwood, Partner
Publication Date:
November 29, 2013
Number of Pages:
8
Price:
$395.00 USD

This research brief identifies five next generation technologies that are currently having the greatest impact on the insurance industry. more >

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2013 10 16 Innovation in Insurance

Innovation in Insurance: From Strategy to Execution

Author(s):
Deborah M. Smallwood, Senior Partner
Publication Date:
October 15, 2013
Number of Pages:
7
Price:
$395.00 USD

This research brief highlights how 2013 has been a breakthrough year for innovation in the insurance industry. more >

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2013 10 16 Innovation in Insurance Customer Experience

Innovation in the Insurance Customer Experience: Examples and Guiding Principles

Author(s):
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Publication Date:
October 7, 2013
Number of Pages:
5
Price:
$395.00 USD

Transforming the customer experience is one of the top imperatives insurers are pursuing to create differentiating strategies. more >

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20131003 SMA Summit Recap

2013 SMA Summit Recap

Author(s):
Deborah M. Smallwood, Senior Partner
Publication Date:
October 3, 2013
Number of Pages:
3
Price:
$95.00 USD

“What is innovative today will be expected tomorrow,” is a powerful insight, quoted from one of the roundtable breakout groups during the 2013 SMA Summit at the Mandarin Oriental in... more >

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201409 Innovation In Action

2013 Innovation in Action … Insurer Highlights

Author(s):
Karen Furtado, Partner
Publication Date:
September 18, 2013
Number of Pages:
46
Price:
$4,500.00 USD

Each year SMA recognizes several insurers and solution providers that demonstrate real progress in deploying next-generation technology for advantage. more >

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20130131 Investing for Advantage

Investing for Advantage: 2013 Insurance Ecosystem

Author(s):
Deborah M. Smallwood, Senior Partner
Karen Furtado, Partner
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Mary Ann Garwood, Partner
Publication Date:
January 31, 2013
Number of Pages:
13
Price:
$1,495.00 USD

This report, part of SMA’s annual Insurance Ecosystem Research Series, addresses IT spending patterns in the North American property and casualty and life and annuities insurance industry. more >

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SMA Top 10 Imperatives for Insurers - 2013

Author(s):
Deborah M. Smallwood, Senior Partner
Karen Furtado, Partner
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Mary Ann Garwood, Partner
Publication Date:
January 23, 2013
Number of Pages:
7
Price:
$95.00 USD

This research report presents SMA’s annual look at the Top 10 Imperatives for Insurers. These imperatives have been defined using SMA’s research and analysis as well as the insight gained... more >

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Innovation in Insurance

Author(s):
Deborah M. Smallwood, Senior Partner
Publication Date:
September 24, 2012
Number of Pages:
7
Price:
$395.00 USD

Is innovation really happening in insurance? This SMA Research Brief tackles that question head on, based on a recent SMA survey and innovation discussions with insurers. more >

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Ideation and Crowdsourcing Power

Author(s):
Karen Furtado, Partner
Publication Date:
July 27, 2012
Number of Pages:
5
Price:
$395.00 USD

In today’s supercharged competitive world, it is critically important for insurers to find a way to capitalize on the expertise and creativity of their employees and the external market. more >

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20120330 Top 10 Imperatives

SMA 2012 Top 10 Imperatives

Author(s):
Deborah M. Smallwood, Senior Partner
Karen Furtado, Partner
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Mary Ann Garwood, Partner
Publication Date:
March 30, 2012
Number of Pages:
15
Price:
$95.00 USD

This research report presents SMA’s annual look at the Top 10 Imperatives for Insurers. These imperatives have been defined using SMA’s research and analysis as well as the insight gained... more >

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20120131 Insurance Ecosystem

2012 Insurance Ecosystem: Positioning for Growth

Author(s):
Deborah M. Smallwood, Senior Partner
Karen Furtado, Partner
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Mary Ann Garwood, Partner
Publication Date:
January 31, 2012
Number of Pages:
13
Price:
$1,495.00 USD

This report, part of SMA's annual Insurance Ecosystem Research Series, addresses IT spending patterns in the North American property and casualty and life and annuities insurance industry. more >

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20110103 Next Gen Tech Trends

Next Generation Technology Trends

Author(s):
Deborah M. Smallwood, Senior Partner
Publication Date:
January 3, 2011
Number of Pages:
8
Price:
$95.00 USD

This SMA Insights Research Brief looks at the five next generation technology trends that are now having the most impact on the insurance industry and will continue to be of... more >

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20101111 LA Ecosystem Riding Wave

Life and Annuity Ecosystem: Riding the Wave

Author(s):
Deborah M. Smallwood, Senior Partner
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Mary Ann Garwood, Partner
Publication Date:
November 11, 2010
Number of Pages:
19
Price:
$995.00 USD

As part of the SMA Insurance Ecosystem Research Series, this report is a first-of-a-kind detailed analysis of IT spending patterns in the North American life and annuity insurer environment. more >

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20100713 Insights Future Insurance

Insight on the Future of Insurance

Author(s):
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Publication Date:
July 13, 2010
Number of Pages:
18
Price:
$995.00 USD

Insight on the Future of Insurance provides a visionary view, using a 10-year time horizon, of how advances in information & communication technology (I&CT) will alter the landscape, and describes... more >

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Insurance Ecosystem: Fronting the Wave

Author(s):
Karen Furtado, Partner
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Publication Date:
April 23, 2010
Number of Pages:
13
Price:
$995.00 USD

This research report assesses the business drivers, IT spending patterns and IT approaches of insurance agencies in North America. more >

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SMA Top 10 Imperatives

Author(s):
Deborah M. Smallwood, Senior Partner
Karen Furtado, Partner
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Mary Ann Garwood, Partner
Publication Date:
March 15, 2010
Number of Pages:
16
Price:
$95.00 USD

This research report presents srategic insights on the key initiatives all insurers should be considering - the "must haves" for charting a course to recovery. more >

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20100211 insurance ecosystem supporting wave

Insurance Ecosystem: Supporting the Wave

Author(s):
Karen Furtado, Partner
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Publication Date:
February 11, 2010
Number of Pages:
19
Price:
$1,495.00 USD

This report profiles the North American IT solution provider marketplace to assess how it is evolving to meet the needs of property and casualty insurers. more >

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Insurance Ecosystem: Catching the Wave

Author(s):
Deborah M. Smallwood, Senior Partner
Mary Ann Garwood, Partner
Publication Date:
January 25, 2010
Number of Pages:
24
Price:
$1,495.00 USD

Part of the SMA Insurance Ecosystem Research Series, this landmark report profiles the IT buying behaviors of North American property and casualty insurance companies. more >

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20091112 insurance ecosystem managing wave

Insurance Ecosystem: Managing the Wave

Author(s):
Karen Furtado, Partner
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Publication Date:
November 12, 2009
Number of Pages:
30
Price:
$1,495.00 USD

This ground-breaking research report looks at how well insurance solution offerings meet the needs and wants of insurers by analyzing where there is alignment and where gaps exist, identifying opportunities... more >

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Insurance Ecosystem: Riding the Wave

Author(s):
Mary Ann Garwood, Partner
Deborah M. Smallwood, Senior Partner
Publication Date:
October 21, 2009
Number of Pages:
27
Price:
$1,495.00 USD

As part of the SMA Insurance Ecosystem Research Series, this report is a first-of-a-kind detailed analysis of IT spending patterns in the North American property and casualty insurer environment. more >

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20091020 insurance ecosystem guide to marketplace

Insurance Ecosystem: Guide to the Marketplace

Author(s):
Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Deborah M. Smallwood, Senior Partner
Publication Date:
October 20, 2009
Number of Pages:
15
Price:
$1,495.00 USD

The Marketplace Guide for Insurance is the foundational report in the SMA Insurance Ecosystem Research Series, providing baseline information about the insurance industry in a comprehensive yet concise manner. more >

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