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What does US hurricane season have in store this year?

It's said there are two things that are inevitable in life – death and taxes. Yet in my chosen field ...

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It takes a village to raise a child, and a whole ecosystem to build resilience!

It's been said that it takes a whole village to raise a child. In that vein I would argue ...

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B3i - Turning Blockchain Use Case Into Business Case

On the very last day of 2016 and shortly after the creation of B3i, I wrote a blog on the ...

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IBM opens Internet of Things global HQs in Munich

On Feb 15, IBM opened their global IoT headquarters in Munich, announcing more than 1,000 IBM employees and partners ...

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A novel cancer diagnostic tool with unknown consequences

A great new cancer diagnostic tool with the misnomer of "Liquid Biopsy" is entering clinical practice. It promises to better ...

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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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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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California's flood concerns

Last week, back-to-back potent winter storms hit Northern California. These storms were an impressive kind of precipitation event called an ...

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What happens when wearables are not the answer?

Keep pressing the snooze button, insurance industry, because we need to wake up, again. 

The recent Swiss Re conference, Health ...

STORY URL: http://cgd.swissre.com/events/Health_monitoring_sensors_2016.html

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Drones taking off in the insurance industry

The insurance industry holds many types of reputations, but one thing that many people would agree on is its ability ...

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Closing a protection gap: Kenya Livestock Insurance Program

"We make the world more resilient" – a bold vision statement we have given ourselves. But how does this statement translate ...

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

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A disaster, all dependent on the location? Or more?

The 7.8-magnitude quake (as per USGS) that rocked the South Island of New Zealand on Monday was centered 93 ...

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At COP22 Swiss Re ramps up sustainable energy commitment

At COP 22 the Climate Group, together with the Global alliance for Energy Productivity, highlighted the EP100 initiative this week ...

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