AIA arranged a half-day inaugral event at St Regis Hotel in Singapore and it was attended by many senior bank leaders who are responsible for bancassurance in the Asia-Pacific region as well as the senior leadership team from AIA. The conference agenda was a good mix of macro-economic and retail trends as well more detailed […]READ MORE
The Digital Insurer is pleased to be able to attend the Finovate Asia Conference held in Singapore on 14th November 2013. This conference provides a platform for technology companies to show case their solutions to the financial services community. It has a unique format in that each presenter has just 7 minutes to demo or […]READ MORE
Breaking away from ‘new norms’ – The Digital Insurer @ Asian Insurance Congress – September 11 2013 Sin...
The Digital Insurer is pleased to be a speaker and panellist at the upcoming IDC Financial Insights Congress in Singapore on 11th September 2013. You can view a summary of the presentation immediately below : Think Digital : Transform your life insurance agency model in Asia from The Digital Insurer Conference Theme […]READ MORE
You can view the summary slides from the presentation below Digital thinking to transform the underwriting process from The Digital Insurer The Digital Insurer is pleased to have been invited to speak at the 3rd Insurance Underwriting and Claims Management conference in Singapore. The conference is a valuable opportunity for claims and underwriting […]READ MORE
On 8th August 2013 The Glow app was launched with personal backing from Max Lechvin a founder of PayPal. The Glow app is an ambitious attempt to improve the world’s knowledge about fertility – in short to help couples have more babies. From an insurance perspective the really interesting thing is the goal of the […]READ MORE
The Digital Insurer is very pleased to have been invited to chair and organise the digital technology session for the Pacific Insurance Conference (PIC) that is being held in Hong Kong over the period October 27-30, 2013. The PIC, held every 2 years, is widely acknowledged as one of the leading conferences in terms […]READ MORE
This article discusses the benefits of migrating actuarial models to the cloud. The cost of actuarial modelling has been rising In the early 1980’s, life insurance company actuarial models migrated from the mainframe computer to the personal computer. This transition eliminated the need for a controlled environment data centre and corporate IT professionals to manage […]READ MORE
Celent issued a report earlier in the year providing global perspective on IT spending in the insurance industry. The Digital Insurer was provided a copy of the report and has summarised some of the key findings from an Asia Pacific perspectives: By the end of 2013 total IT insurance spending life and non life […]READ MORE
The research “Internet Trends 2013”, completed by Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers and released at end of May 2013 is an interesting read for anyone who wants to keep abreast of the latest digital trends. The Digital Insurer has added a short commentary from the perspective of the insurance industry in Asia. […]READ MORE
McKinsey Article : “Ten IT-enabled business trends for the decade ahead”. The Digital Insurer attempts to map them ...
This McKinsey article is a thoughtful read for anyone who is interested in predicting and tracking the ongoing digital revolution. I thought it would be worthwhile transposing these trends onto insurance in Asia. This post summarises the views and ideas of The Digital Insurer and uses the framework of the 10 trends identified in the […]READ MORE
The Digital Insurer was pleased to be invited to talk to Allianz CIO’s and COO’s at a regional conference they held at Sentosa Resorts in May 2013. This was one of the more interesting presentations this year as there was time for an extensive questions and answer session as well as some time to […]READ MORE
In our increasingly mobile and customer centric world it is becoming more apparent that the “business as usual” approach to IT development in the insurance industry will only produce incremental change…. and slowly My top 10 list of how IT development should change in the insurance industry for front-end customer centric technology development “Outside in” : […]READ MORE