Digital insurance: what trends lie ahead?

In an era of digital transformation, the insurance industry is experiencing up close and personal – and sometimes painfully – exactly what disruptive change means. New business models are overturning decades-old ways of doing business. Abraham Lincoln reportedly once said “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” Here are a couple […]

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Simple, Transparent, Standardized: a look at the new EU quality label for securitization

Events of 2008 all but destroyed public confidence in the securitization market. However, used properly, securitization is an effective tool, and its disappearance has given rise to market inefficiencies. The European regulator has now intervened to inject fresh life into securitization as a way to boost credit in the EU, improve market liquidity and transferability […]

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How digital platforms can drive value-based healthcare

In value-based healthcare, insurance reimbursements depend on the quality of outcomes. It isn’t exactly the “no win, no fee” model of accident and injury lawyers, but one key aim is certainly to clamp down on escalating cost. In this model, companies such as pharma companies and medical device manufacturers are rewarded for better outcomes (or […]

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Energize your company for jobs of the future

Is your company hiring for a flying car developer? Virtual identity defendant? Maybe not just yet – but keep your eyes open. These are a few of the career paths that Cognizant, in its second 21 Jobs of the Future report, sees on the horizon. Work changes fast. After, all, ten years back, how many […]

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Cognizant CCP PLM team named a Leader in Worldwide Manufacturing Product Lifecycle Management Consulting

Managing product lifecycles and innovation is like juggling a couple of dozen balls – on stage, with a critical audience. It might entail launching products in multiple countries, maintaining support from development to retirement, integrating processes across any number of platforms and providers, and applying analytics to keep decisions sharp every second of the way. […]

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Rebooting retail: why the experience mindset is the new retail therapy

Digital transformation has hit traditional retailers hard. Walk through the high street of virtually any town, and you’ll see shuttered premises that are testament to an industry shaken to its core by eCommerce. In Switzerland, retail sales are essentially flatlining. Online sellers, meanwhile, are doing a brisk trade. Performance far outstrips that of bricks-and-mortar stores. […]

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The culture cure for digital

Investing millions in a company’s digital journey is money wasted if the workforce isn’t onboard. As management guru Peter Drucker once said, culture (still) eats strategy for breakfast.   Unfortunately, culture is stubbornly resistant to change, even when it is at odds with the variety of work styles emerging in the digital economy. A 2017 […]

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Smarter, simpler, more direct: how video is reinventing insurance claims workflows

Video technology is changing the game in insurance, with the manually heavy claims management process a prime target for overhaul. Cost savings are by no means the only incentive: video is an opportunity for insurers to engage directly with their customers. By breaking dependencies on local adjusters and other intermediaries, video opens up direct lines […]

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