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The Power of Broker Specialization

October 27, 2018 by David Gambrill

This story is one in a series reporting on the results of 2018 National Broker Survey, conducted by Canadian Underwriter.  The survey of more than 800 P&C brokers nationally was designed to identify the success strategies of both producers and principals. Find other instalments in the

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Master data management necessary to help make sense of big data: Novarica

June 7, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Key to supporting best practices in master data management (MDM) is to develop a single view of MDM that can be referenced by all systems, reporting and business processes, suggests a new brief from research and advisory firm Novarica. Issued

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Standards Council of Canada, Intact Centre on Climate Adaption to study flood resiliency for new residential communities

March 31, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

The Standards Council of Canada (SCC) and the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation (Intact Centre) at the University of Waterloo have announced that they are joining forces to develop a new report on best practices for making new residential communities

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Silicon Valley Insurance Accelerator launches insurtech innovation lab

March 30, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Silicon Valley Insurance Accelerator (SVIA) announced on Thursday the launch of its InsurTech Innovation Lab, which can “fast track projects from simple proof of concepts to standing up complete solutions, products and even companies.” The research, design and development centre

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U.S. Department of Transportation designates 10 automated vehicle “proving grounds” to encourage testing of new technologies

January 23, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has announced that it has designated 10 “proving ground” pilot sites to encourage testing and information sharing related to automated vehicle technologies. Former U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced the designations last week before