Insurance stories - Page 2
Blockchain disruption: Insurance companies must smarten up to keep up
Car manufacturers that build sensors into their vehicles could identify damage resulting from a collision and trigger a claim payment.
TPB urges cybersecurity savviness for tax practitioners
Acting Chair Greg Lewis believes that practitioners should consider professional indemnity (PI) insurance cover to deal with first-party losses.
Chch tech company iViis helps to reinvigorate insurance process after Kaikoura quakes
A Christchurch-based tech company has been working with insurance companies to make life a lot easier for those affected by the Kaikoura quakes.
Should insurance cover cyber crime theft? Another Kiwi duped
New Zealand’s insurance industry doesn’t cover claims of theft via cyber crime – should it?
IAG launches hub in Singapore to drive InsurTech innovation
"The real opportunity is in combining our experience and knowledge with the fresh thinking of new partners in Singapore."
Flying a drone at work? Now there's insurance specially made for commercial UAVs
If you’re in charge of operating UAVs or drones for your employer (or your own business), drone insurance is about to get much simpler.
2017 will be a 'watershed year' for the insurance industry thanks to IoT
"All the Internet of Things in the world will not stop a hurricane, flood, or people just plain breaking things."
Equinix on data: Insuring a bright future
Many insurers have robust customer facing platforms and technology can help them to address their customer needs.
The future: How technology will disrupt the insurance sector
“Any organisation that is not a big data house now, or is unable to become one soon, is already a legacy company.”
The bane of all data center environments: How it can all go wrong
As data centers evolve in size and complexity, multiple areas of potential risk continue to arise - here's some of the most common to be aware of.
The rise of cyber security threats is a good thing... for insurance providers
The rising demand for cyber insurance is creating significant opportunities for insurers around the world, according to a new IDC report.
Latest industry to be fundamentally disrupted by tech? Insurance
“While already experiencing digital disruption, the insurance industry needs to brace itself for the massive, inevitable disruption."
Trade Me gets into the online insurance biz
“This seemed like a natural extension for us into an area where we could do something to change things up.”
Neighbourly and AMI team up to store contents info
sponsored by AMI, Kiwi community website Neighbourly has launched the Home Contents Locker enabling members to store crucial contents information.
Kiwi SMEs, insure against cyber attacks or pay the price
Kiwi companies are underestimating the risks of cyber attacks, even though there's a growing number of incidents as threats become more sophisticated.
Youi Insurance: Using tech to take on the big boys
Despite being the self-proclaimed new kids on the insurance block in New Zealand, Youi Insurance is bucking the industry trend when it comes to techno