• AIG pilots multinational blockchain-based contract

    15 June 2017

    Provides commercial insurance for Standard Chartered across four countries

  • Data crunching

    18 September 2014

    The proliferation of so-called 'Big data' as a result of the growth of the internet and the advance of tracking technologies offers great potential for the insurance market, but is not without its challenges, as Marcus Alcock found at the Monte Carlo Rendez Vous

  • IBM completes RiskTech 100 hat trick

    04 December 2013

    Chartis Research's rankings cover software for insurance, banking, trading and asset management

  • Technology Guide 2013-14: vendors react to Solvency II delays

    29 October 2013

    Both users and vendors of risk management systems have faced difficult decisions as a result of the further delay in Solvency II implementation. We look at the opportunities and problems created by this and issues such as: do faster systems have to be more complex, as well as more expensive, and will vendors offer more transparency into their models?

  • Why big data is a big deal

    17 July 2013

    It's often said that insurance will be one of the many industries to benefit from the big data revolution. Peggy Brinkmann and Nancy Watkins break down the buzzwords and explain the techniques insurers can use to improve their risk analysis, detection of claims fraud and marketing

  • Phoenix breathes new life into its actuarial systems

    03 July 2013

    The UK closed-fund consolidator has replaced its myriad modelling systems with just one, in a huge three-year project that is said to have been on time and on budget. For Phoenix, the project was not only operationally necessary; it was a strategic imperative. InsuranceERM explains

  • Delivering on pillar 3 reporting

    26 April 2013

    The reporting element of Solvency II has been brought back into insurers' minds by recent regulatory developments. In a SAS/InsuranceERM webinar, HSBC UK and Gjensidige explained how they are going about it. Christopher Cundy reports

  • SecondFloor releases new version of eFrame

    05 March 2013

    Enhances risk data management and risk reporting

  • Cat modellers set out their platforms

    26 February 2013

    For Eqecat, AIR and RMS, the future is platforms and the promise to give clients more model transparency and control. Open-architecture initiatives such as Oasis are also gearing up. Lorna Davies details the developments