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Digitized payment gateways playing larger role for insurers: Novarica

August 1, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

As consumer expectations change, insurance carriers are moving towards fully digitizing more processes, including payment gateway technology, research and advisory firm Novarica said recently. In a new executive brief titled Payment Gateways in Insurance, Boston, Mass.-based Novarica provided an overview

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43% of companies achieving positive outcomes from digital transformation investments: XL Catlin-sponsored survey

June 14, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

More than four in 10 companies surveyed for an XL Catlin-sponsored study have reported achieving positive outcomes from digital transformation investments, especially those using digital technology at all levels of operations, from supply chains and distribution networks to compliance activities

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Brokers present ideas for innovative technologies at Aviva Canada’s BrokerTech Launchpad

June 1, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Aviva Canada announced on Wednesday that it has received its first presentation of ideas from its BrokerTech LaunchPad pilot program, “a program that gives insurance brokers the opportunity to present their ideas for technologies to disrupt, transform and lead the

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Technological change and cyber risk overtake regulation as top risks for global insurers: study

May 31, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

The global insurance industry’s ability to confront structural and technological changes is now the greatest risk it faces, according to a new survey of insurers and close observers of the sector, released on Tuesday. The Centre for the Study of

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Global insurance services market expected to grow due to IoT and changes in operating models

February 2, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

The global insurance services market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.9% over the next five years due to the increase in the use of the Internet of Things (IoT) and changes in operating

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Customer expectations require carriers to move to digitalization

August 31, 2016 Angela Stelmakowich, Editor

There is a need to move beyond digitization to digitalization if insurance carriers expect to truly be prepared to address customer expectations in the digital age, Avi Greenfield, senior manager of product strategy for OpenText Exstream, said Tuesday at Insurance-Canada.ca’s