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AI and Insurance: Are Claims Jobs in Danger?

Mirroring the actions of at least one large Western insurer, a Japanese life insurer announced it would introduce cognitive computing in its claims department in late December. Unlike other insurers, ...

Are Underwriters, Agents Endangered by AI?

"Meet your new underwriter." That's the caption under a photo of a robotic hand holding a pen that the digital news outlet Quartz (qz.com) used to introduce a recent article about an insurer using ...

A ‘Hard Brexit’ Appears Increasingly Likely

Prime Minister Theresa May will call on Britons to reject the acrimony of the Brexit referendum in a speech this week that some newspapers have billed as setting the stage for a "hard" exit from the ...

U.S., EU Reach Insurance Regulation Agreement

United States and European Union negotiators say they have reached an agreement on reinsurance and insurance regulation. The agreement covers three areas of insurance oversight: reinsurance, group ...

The Proactive Leader

Many managers believe that their job is to resolve problems that arise. They wait for the next challenge. And many are excellent responders to those challenges. But isn’t the more important side of ...

Eight Tips to Maintain Adequate Carrier Rates

Adequate rate maintenance is the cornerstone of an insurance carrier’s profitability, solvency and overall business health. Since there is a clear and traceable relationship between policy premiums ...

Fairfax Seeking to Raise $1B From Africa Fund IPO

Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd., the Canadian insurer that announced its largest acquisition last week, is selling shares in an initial public offering for a fund that will make investments in ...

The Cost of Workplace Incivility

Workplace incivility can create lasting damage—whether employees are intentionally ignored, undermined by colleagues or publicly belittled by an insensitive manager, according to a recent article ...

Analysis vs. Gut Feel: Weighing the Pros and Cons

The pros-and-cons list is a popular decision-making tool, but is it really the best choice when you’re trying to make a high-stakes decision? Executive Coach Chris Charyk ponders this question in a ...

Executives On The Move at Chubb and XL Group

Chubb promoted one of its own to become its new head of Multinational Claims for Overseas General Insurance. XL Group’s investor relations director is retiring, and the insurer has hired a ...

Going in Blind: The Smarter Hiring Process

For today’s employers, finding and retaining great employees has become a huge hurdle. Sifting through a candidate pool of successful professionals means parsing through diverse skill sets and ...

St. Louis Tops Judicial Hellholes: ATRA Report

St. Louis, Mo. edged out California and New York for top spots in the nation for unfair handling of civil litigation, according to the with The American Tort Reform Foundation 2016-2017 Judicial ...

Pay Up or Else: Digital Piracy 

Ransomware has featured prominently in the news over the last few years.  Hospitals, law enforcement agencies and even individuals have been affected by it. Some have paid the ransom and recovered ...