Encouraging P&C Insurers to Adopt Predictive Analytics

Put predictive modeling in the hands of an adjuster in real-time, and you’ll see moderate success, but scale it to a large organization, and the efficiency gains are amazing. That’s why claims management teams and adjusters have already widely adopted predictive modeling. But the story is entirely different on the underwriting side of the house and this is where we […]

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The Impact of Analytics on Mobile QA

How do companies use analytics to bring high quality, successful products to market quickly? Today, businesses are able to make informed decisions that transform their future through insights generated by data. No matter what type of data is captured, successful leaders will need to produce and properly analyze large volumes of disparate data and draw conclusions based on […]

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Whose Data is it Anyway?

“Did you forget something in your cart? Only 3 model XZT Drones with on-board camera left in stock!” “It’s time to reorder your BluView ComfortWear contact lenses!” “Since you bought the OhSoSoft 100% cashmere gloves, you might like the 100% OhSoSoft 100% cashmere scarf.” If you’ve ever searched online for a product or service — and […]

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Enterprise Digital and Analytics Mending the Gap

Digital and analytics technologies on the rise As companies explore how to better understand the connected customer journey, many are exploring the notion of adopting digital and analytics technologies. According to a Gartner’s “2015 CEO Survey: Committing to Digital,” “Twenty-five percent of CEOs cite technology-related issues in their top business priorities for 2015 and 2016. Digital […]

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Data Science Is More than Data and More than Science

What is data science? There are a gazillion points of view on what data science is, its capabilities, and why being a data scientist is one of the sexiest jobs in America. There is also plenty of information on why we need data science and how it can do wonders for business. In a simple perspective, the digital […]

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Digital Disruptors of the Insurance Business Model

Ernst & Young released a report titled “Insurance in a digital world: the time is now.” I found that it had a number of useful insights. Here are some excerpts:   Insurance companies face conflicting challenges. They must contend with continuing instability in financial markets, low interest rates, increasing acquisition costs, changing regulation and catastrophic losses from ongoing […]

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Digital-Business Life Cycle

According to Jorge Lopez at Gartner, a digital business could be defined as “the creation of new business designs by blurring the digital and physical worlds.” The adoption of digital business, which is a precursor to business analytics, is not a new phenomenon. Companies have long been adopting a simpler and more rudimentary version of what […]

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