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Mobile app benefits discussed at Insurance Analytics Canada conference

May 16, 2016 Jason Contant, Online Editor

As one of the brokerages that was “significantly affected” by the Fort McMurray wildfires, Sharp Insurance was able to contact every single one of its clients using analytics, attendees to the Insurance Analytics Canada conference heard on Friday. “We were

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Analyzing new sources of data can help insurers create direct link with customers: speaker

May 13, 2016 by Angela Stelmakowich

Insurers that collect and analyze new data sources – including from sensors – could create direct links with customers, without the need for intermediaries, and promote enhanced personalization, Steve LaValle, a principal at Ernst & Young (EY), suggested during an

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Personal lines set to dramatically change, but will not disappear altogether: speakers at CIP Symposium

April 22, 2016 Jason Contant, Online Editor

With the number of disruptors entering the insurance industry, personal lines insurance is set to undergo a dramatic transformation, but will likely not disappear altogether, speakers suggested Thursday at the 2016 CIP Society Symposium. Catherine Kargas (picture below right), vice


Canada’s leading insurers to discuss the future of data and analytics

April 18, 2016 FC Business Intelligence

The need to alter the Canadian insurance professionals’ mind-set towards new analytics functionality is critical – if not essential – for analytics to provide any real return for insurers. The upgrade to analytics comprises of buying new software and services

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San Diego schools, students beneficiaries of 2016 RIMS Community Service Day

April 10, 2016 Angela Stelmakowich, Editor

SAN DIEGO – Risk professionals from around the world rolled up their sleeves to use paintbrushes and other tools to provide schools in San Diego – host city of RIMS ’16: Go Beyond – with a facelift as part of

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Third-party service providers can be ‘hornets nest’ in cyber security: ICRMC speaker

April 2, 2016 Greg Meckbach, Associate Editor

Contracts with information technology service providers can be critical in managing risk from cyber incidents, and third-party providers need to be involved in exercising contingency plans for cyber breaches, speakers suggested Friday at the 2016 International Cyber Risk Management Conference

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Cyber insurance underwriters may want to consider less “absolute” questionnaires: ICRMC speaker

April 1, 2016 Jason Contant, Online Editor

Insurers who underwrite cyber insurance may want to consider less “absolute” questions during their coverage questionnaires, a speaker suggested on Thursday at the 2016 International Cyber Risk Management Conference (ICRMC), held in Toronto. “I was the one that completed the


Register now for the 2nd annual Insurance Analytics Canada conference and exhibition

March 24, 2016 FC Business Insurance

Don’t forget, the Last Chance discount saving you $200 expires Friday, April 15th. Register today before it’s too late! FC Business Intelligence has confirmed dates for the second annual Insurance Analytics Canada conference and exhibition. The event will take place