Disruptors & Tech

Disruptors & TechAdvancing technology is changing the way we do business and insurance. Customer expectations are changing along with innovative technology, and therefore the P&C industry is ripe for disruption. While several insurers and brokers are reacting with disruptive solutions, disruption from outside the industry is a current threat and opportunity. Who will be the next disruptor? And how will the industry respond?
CSIO identifies 150 tech-savvy brokerages

CSIO identifies 150 tech-savvy brokerages

Each of the brokerages scored 100% on CSIO’s Technology Scorecard

Surex Direct’s new hire takes on AI, machine learning

Surex Direct’s new hire takes on AI, machine learning

The online brokerage will use AI to reduce administrative tasks, find cross-selling opportunities

Customer needs a broker? Aviva’s Amazon Alexa “skill” can help

Customer needs a broker? Aviva’s Amazon Alexa “skill” can help

Access to quotes and reference information also a part of the program

Aviva Canada’s new “skill” available through Amazon’s Alexa tech

Aviva Canada’s new “skill” available through Amazon’s Alexa tech

Ontario drivers can soon receive auto insurance quotes from the retail giant’s cloud-based service

CSIO adds Symcor to software vendor member network

CSIO adds Symcor to software vendor member network

The arrangement allows the tech company to use CSIO’s data standards, industry forms

Broker-client dynamic changes with blockchain: InsurTech TO

Broker-client dynamic changes with blockchain: InsurTech TO

Marsh Canada’s Neil Mitchell says brokers won’t be intermediaries with greater blockchain use

Blockchain could affect info sharing in P&C industry, travel claims payments: InsurTech TO

Blockchain could affect info sharing in P&C industry, travel claims payments: InsurTech TO

Results come from a project outlining ways to use blockchain

AGCS and partners develop blockchain prototype for captive insurance program

AGCS and partners develop blockchain prototype for captive insurance program

EY, Citi Treasury and Trade Solutions and digital agency Ginetta are also involved

How brokers with digital ties get technologically inspired: InsurTech TO

How brokers with digital ties get technologically inspired: InsurTech TO

Bringing in non-insurance talent and staying up to date with insurance in other regions were some of the ideas

IBAO Convention 2017: Full CITB coverage

IBAO Convention 2017: Full CITB coverage

Attendees heard the CEOs from four major insurers discuss topics such as the role of the broker

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