Life & Pension News Recap – Moving to Ireland, Free Money, Blockchain & Robo Advice

February 06, 2017 Sharon Cronin

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2017 is off to a very busy start, here are just some of main stories happening in the industry from last week
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January 30, 2017 Sharon Cronin

Acorn Life Press releases Exaxe News

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Blockchain - From TedTalks, Is it for Insurance & Pensions

January 18, 2017 Sharon Cronin

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Every day I pick up the newspaper; Blockchain is in there somewhere... There is no doubt that blockchain technology has amassed enormous buzz and promises to revolutionise not just the insurance and pension market but society!  If you are just starting out with your research on Blockchain,  to help you with your research we have decided to share a great TED talk by digital strategist Don Tapscott who gives an accessible overview of how blockchain technology works before going on to explain just how it will democratise finance and break down barriers.
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2017 - the year automation takes a quantum leap

January 03, 2017 Norman Carroll

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2017 - THE YEAR AUTOMATION TAKES A QUANTUM LEAP When I wrote my New Year’s Blog in 2016, I said that the pace of technological, regulatory and political change would increase throughout 2016, promising a year of exciting challenges and opportunities for all of us in the life and pensions sector.  Little did I know what a massive understatement I was making!
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Working in Life & Pension, what you should consider for 2017

December 21, 2016 Sharon Cronin

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As the year comes to an end, we all sit down to think about what is ahead for our industry, the Life & Pension market, for 2017? How can you prepare for it… James Tuff from EY feels that regulatory reform will be a big part of 2017 for the Life & Pensions industry along with robotics, Brexit & gamification.  You can access his view by clicking here and read our own views below:
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New Insurance Administration System – three things to consider

December 19, 2016 IanDornan

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Speaking to Exaxe’s Head of Operations, Ian Dornan, we asked him why companies might fail when implementing or upgrading their insurance administration software. Ian has identified three key areas of the implementation stage that insurance companies and underwriters need to consider in your IT project planning:
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2020, Generation Rent and Life and Pension Software

December 16, 2016 Tom Murray

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As Tom knows more than most, the Life and Pension industry needs to change, not only with the introduction of new technologies but to account for changes in society. Tom addresses some of these changes in his latest article for Actuarial Post - “L&P needs to support Generation Rent”; you can read the full piece here.
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Lloyd’s of London loss means a push for insurance software

December 14, 2016 Tom Murray

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Lloyd’s of London has come out this week saying that they lost money in 2016, which will drive the 90 in the insurance market to be more selective in the risks they take for 2017 and forcing Lloyd's to cut its current subscription rates.
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Insurance software market is growing and it will be big

December 12, 2016 Sharon Cronin

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A recent report from market research company IBIS has projected that the insurance software and insurance administration solutions sector is to exceed $8 billion this year.
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Life & Pensions sector needs to embrace Robots

November 10, 2016 Tom Murray

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Actuarial Post: Life and Pensions sector needs to embrace Robots This article was originally commissioned for the November 2016 edition of the Actuarial Post. There has been a huge increase in the personal use of technology from just a decade ago, driven by the miniturisation of powerful ICT components, which has made it possible for people to carry personal systems with computing power vastly beyond that which was employed in the moon-landing programme. This has transformed the day-to-day life of consumers and, inevitably, altered their perception of what service levels are acceptable from companies.
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