Global insurance and banking heavyweights, AIG and Standard Chartered Bank, have teamed with technology titan IBM to pilot the world’s first multinational, ‘smart contract’ insurance policy developed with blockchain technology.

Remote possibilities – why remote video technology could revolutionise insurance  A conversation with Simon Powell, Head of Claims, Endsleigh Insurance (UK)

A conversation with Simon Powell, Head of Claims, Endsleigh Insurance (UK)

Insurance Australia Group has announced that it will launch an insurtech innovation hub in Singapore to draw on the country’s global networks and entrepreneurial citizens.

Insurance Australia Group has announced that it will launch an insurtech innovation hub in Singapore to draw on the country’s global networks and entrepreneurial citizens.

"Companies have grown through acquisition or by implementing point-to-point solutions, which, over time, slow down a business’s capability to deliver. We’ve been unravelling that over the last few years..."

"Finance of the future will be consumed on-demand, through mobile applications, delivered by distributed autonomous institutions..."

The Future of Insurance, Sydney

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Arguably the largest and most prestigious event on the insurance technology executive's calendar, this event will bring together more than 450 executives including CEOs, COOs, CIOs, CTOs and Divisional Heads. The conference will provide unparalleled networking opportunities for delegates. High calibre keynote speakers from leading insurance organisations will reveal the future of IT and innovation trends impacting the industry including advanced business intelligence, social media, mobile, cyber intelligence, cloud computing, end user engagement and customer centred re-engineering.

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FST Media: What are your business and digital priorities for the next 6 months?  

Hackett: Position the business to deliver superior products and service, at an affordable price, all with the objective of becoming Australia’s leading life insurance company.

FST Media: What are your business and digital priorities for the next six months?

Harding: This question is very timely for us.. As a general insurer in New Zealand and the Pacific, we are focusing on our core business; and our business strategic priorities are about creating a high performance customer service culture.

Adrian Johnson, Co-founder, PractiFI

FST Media: Who will survive the fintech revolution and why?

FST Media: What are your priorities for the next 12-18 months?  

Ward: The changes in regulatory and legislative trends from other jurisdictions, such as Australia, UK and South Africa are likely to find their way to New Zealand, so for us, this places further emphasis on the importance of embedding a risk management framework across all business, supported by a strong culture.  

FST Media: What strategies or initiatives will Sovereign introduce in the future to help minimise risk and create value with microfinance?