Smart Homes and Buildings: Ten Strategic Considerations for Insurers

An SMA Research Report

Mark A. Breading, Senior Partner
Karen Furtado, Partner
Publication Date:
February 12, 2019
Number of Pages:
$995.00 USD

There is a broad recognition of the great potential for smart devices and solutions in homes and commercial properties. The companies, devices, platforms, and other players in the smart home/building ecosystem are rapidly evolving. This report raises the discussion to a strategic level by identifying the areas of potential value and posing ten questions that insurers should explore to understand the implications for their businesses.

 Figure 1. Value Areas for Smart Homes and Buildings

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Table of Contents

  • The Smart Home and Building Landscape 3
  • Ten Strategic Questions for Insurers 5
  • Adoption and Usage Implications
  • Risk, Product, and Services Implications
  • Managing The Ecosystem
  • SMA Call to Action 8
  • About Strategy Meets Action 9