Covid-19 sparks life into digitalisation

Covid-19 has prompted life insurers to upgrade their underwriting technology to use data in previously unimagined ways. A policyholder's driving history, pharmacy records, and the tone of your voice can now all be analysed as evidence. Sarfraz Thind examines the latest trends.


Winners of InsuranceERM Americas Awards 2020 unveiled

The 20 awards recognise the very best in insurance risk management serving the Americas


Insurtech weekly: Sompo; Friendsurance; NYC accelerator; Lightyear Capital

InsuranceERM rounds up all the developments in the fast-moving world of insurtech


Insurtech weekly: Pacific Life; AT-Bay; Previsico; Roanoke

InsuranceERM rounds up all the developments in the fast moving world of insurtech


Ascot Underwriting chooses Phinsys to streamline syndicate function

The software will support Ascot's digital efforts


FIS: LDTI delay would boost smaller insurers' transformation

Insurers need to review continuity plans from Covid-19 disruptions, the firm says


Korean insurer adopts FIS Prophet for IFRS 17 and business integration

FIS to help roll out IFRS 17 architecture for merged business


US commercial data insurtech raises $16m

Planck plans expansion in US and into Germany


Cryptoasset insurer Evertas receives Bermuda licence

Evertas is focused on covering institutional holders of cryptoassets