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The ‘big area of inefficiency’ for brokers

November 8, 2018 by Greg Meckbach

The holy grail for brokers, of having their computers talk directly to carriers’ computers, is “going to happen,” an InsurTechTO speaker suggested Wednesday. “The big area of inefficiency is still duplicate entry,” Michael Loeters, senior vice president of commercial insurance

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Insurance without the carrier coming soon

November 7, 2018 by Greg Meckbach

A blockchain-based business insurance model that could see non-regulated investors as the capital providers is coming sooner that you think, although it may not necessarily arrive in Canada in the short term, predicts an executive who has led two major

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Brokers succeeding with chatbots, refund portals, text messaging: InsurTechTO panel

November 8, 2017 Greg Meckbach, Associate Editor

Brokerages looking to expand should be prepared to invest in technology and think differently, but innovation does not necessarily require a huge investment, speakers suggested Monday during InsurTechTO. “Know what you want to be and how you want to get

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Insurer exploration of artificial intelligence accelerating: InsurTechTO speaker

November 7, 2017 by Angela Stelmakowich

It is still “early days” for most insurers in Canada when it comes to employing artificial intelligence (AI), but exploration and use of the techniques is accelerating very quickly, Greg McCutcheon suggested Monday during InsurTechTO in downtown Toronto. “I would