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Bitcoins Over Benjamins

Those with an interest in applications of block chain and digital currencies may not be surprised to hear that the ...

STORY URL: http://reason.com/archives/2016/11/28/the-secret-dangerous-world-of

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When a perk is more than a perk

I had to chuckle the other day when I read the headline, “Juice cleanses among 2017’s top employee perks ...

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I think we're alone now… or perhaps not

Do you remember when the greatest threat to our personal information was a telemarketer not respecting the National Do-Not-Call list ...

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The future of insurance is Insurtech

The insurance sector has entered a phase of profound transformation. Numerous Insurtech startups—around 1,000 according to Venture Scanner ...

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The Millennials are at the door. Should we let them in?

Hello, Millennials. Please take my insurance careers quiz.

- Are you inquisitive?
- Are you attracted to limitless challenges?
- Do you want ...

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We ask for "Fal-Tor-Pan"

Sometimes an analogy helps us understand a complex problem. Fans of Star Trek will appreciate this one and I hope ...

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Does your choice of reinsurer matter?

Just glancing at statutory results and rating agency reports, it quickly becomes clear that not all reinsurers are the same ...

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Tianjin-like events – are insurance companies prepared?

Most of us still very well remember the pictures of Tianjin harbour after the two explosions in August 2015. The ...

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Lego for business. Blockchain a game changer for insurance?

During the last year, I've been working on Blockchain at Swiss Re. In my work on the technology, my ...

STORY URL: http://www.swissre.com/reinsurance/insurers_and_reinsurers_launch_blockchain_initiative.html

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The Never Ending Story...

Remember the movie: "The NeverEnding Story?" The premise involved a dark storm that was attempting to engulf a fantasy world ...

STORY URL: http://media.swissre.com/documents/2016_11_asbestos_comeback_trend_spotlight.pdf

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Wearable Technology and Workers' Compensation

Did your Black Friday purchase this year include a smart watch or an activity tracker such as FitBit? I personally ...

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Thought leader in the hydropower industry

I recently gave a talk at the insurance session of the HYDRO 2016 conference in Montreux, Switzerland. This annual gathering ...

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Macro and sector trends of 2016/2017: Join us in London, 11/22

Suffice to say, 2016 has been eventful: with Brexit, the US election result, and ongoing political tensions around the world ...

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We May Not Recognize the Insurer of Tomorrow

by Charles Marshall and Karsten Rimestad

By now you’ve probably heard of smart homes or more broadly the Internet ...

STORY URL: http://www.internetofbusiness.net/insurancenyc/

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