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Insurance stories - Page 2

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Insurers struggling to keep pace with drone and e-bike tech
Tue 31 Jul 2018
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If you own an e-bike or a drone and expect them to be covered by your current home contents insurance policy, it might pay to check the fine print.
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Cove trials insurance purchases via Facebook Messenger chatbot
Mon 25 Jun 2018
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Cove Insurance has claimed it's first to sell insurance via a chatbot currently in private beta mode, and the tech looks promising.
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Insurtech a win-win for insurers and customers, expert says
Tue 19 Jun 2018
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“The insurance sector is also testing new technologies to better assess or manage their risks," comments InsurTech chair Jason Roberts.
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ANZ and IBM developing blockchain solution for insurance industry
Mon 30 Apr 2018
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“As a ‘single source of truth’, it will provide greater visibility throughout the process, remove uncertainty and help make response times faster."
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Lifebroker and Jade Software launch Facebook chatbot for life insurance quote comparisons
Fri 20 Oct 2017
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Alfred is currently live in-market following a three-month development period and customer pilot process.
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System integrator Equisoft attains Oracle Insurance Policy specialisation
Thu 5 Oct 2017
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cloud
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Equisoft is currently working with 20 insurers on Oracle Insurance Policy Administration integration projects.
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Dimension Data helps insurance company upgrade data center
Mon 2 Oct 2017
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“Our previous network constantly suffered from severe downtime despite us spending a significant sum on maintenance costs."
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Chubb includes cyber insurance as part of new SME offering for Australians
Tue 26 Sep 2017
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"Not only will it cover all the typical exposures small business owners face in their day-to-day operations but it will also cover emerging risks."
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Health insurer nib trials AI customer service agent Frankie
Mon 11 Sep 2017
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Frankie will be able to provide instant responses to a variety of common enquiries to nib’s new product range including benefits available.
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Business interruption - now a costly claims business for insurance companies
Thu 24 Aug 2017
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Business interruption is now being claimed by organisations as part of revenue lost due to natural disasters.
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Delta Insurance takes tech & cyber liability insurance to South Island firms
Fri 18 Aug 2017
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cybersecurity insurance
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the company has concentrated heavily on its cyber and tech liability offerings, which Samson says is a good fit for South Island tech companies.
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Blockchain disruption: Insurance companies must smarten up to keep up
Wed 9 Aug 2017
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Car manufacturers that build sensors into their vehicles could identify damage resulting from a collision and trigger a claim payment.
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TPB urges cybersecurity savviness for tax practitioners
Mon 24 Jul 2017
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Acting Chair Greg Lewis believes that practitioners should consider professional indemnity (PI) insurance cover to deal with first-party losses.
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Chch tech company iViis helps to reinvigorate insurance process after Kaikoura quakes
Wed 5 Apr 2017
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A Christchurch-based tech company has been working with insurance companies to make life a lot easier for those affected by the Kaikoura quakes.
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​Should insurance cover cyber crime theft? Another Kiwi duped
Fri 3 Mar 2017
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New Zealand’s insurance industry doesn’t cover claims of theft via cyber crime – should it?
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IAG launches hub in Singapore to drive InsurTech innovation
Mon 20 Feb 2017
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"The real opportunity is in combining our experience and knowledge with the fresh thinking of new partners in Singapore."
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Flying a drone at work? Now there's insurance specially made for commercial UAVs
Mon 13 Feb 2017
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If you’re in charge of operating UAVs or drones for your employer (or your own business), drone insurance is about to get much simpler.
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2017 will be a 'watershed year' for the insurance industry thanks to IoT
Wed 14 Dec 2016
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"All the Internet of Things in the world will not stop a hurricane, flood, or people just plain breaking things."
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Equinix on data: Insuring a bright future
Fri 25 Nov 2016
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data centre operators
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Many insurers have robust customer facing platforms and technology can help them to address their customer needs.
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The future: How technology will disrupt the insurance sector
Mon 31 Oct 2016
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“Any organisation that is not a big data house now, or is unable to become one soon, is already a legacy company.”
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The bane of all data center environments: How it can all go wrong
Mon 25 Jul 2016
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compliance
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it infrastructure
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As data centers evolve in size and complexity, multiple areas of potential risk continue to arise - here's some of the most common to be aware of.
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The rise of cyber security threats is a good thing... for insurance providers
Wed 16 Mar 2016
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The rising demand for cyber insurance is creating significant opportunities for insurers around the world, according to a new IDC report.
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Latest industry to be fundamentally disrupted by tech? Insurance
Thu 3 Mar 2016
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“While already experiencing digital disruption, the insurance industry needs to brace itself for the massive, inevitable disruption."
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InsuredHQ: Insurance company Infrastructure-as-a-Service
Mon 29 Feb 2016
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The insurance industry is ripe for disruption from cloud computing. Auckland-based InsuredHQ provides a feature-rich but easy to use cloud-based quote and bind system for insurance companies and brokers.
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