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Emphasis: How rapid technological change is affecting the insurance industry

Insurance Consulting and Technology
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December 14, 2017

In our second issue of 2017, we focus on longevity, catastrophe reinsurance, telematics, digitalization, artificial intelligence and more.

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Emphasis is Willis Towers Watson’s global magazine for insurance executives. Our insurance industry experts offer connected perspectives on risk and capital management, strategy and growth, operational effectiveness and technology.

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Rethinking how work gets done in the insurance value chain

By Ravin Jesuthasan and Day Bishop
The digital revolution is transforming the future of work for the insurance value chain. This article explores how insurers can capture the opportunities.

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Turn unworkable reporting processes into unstoppable systems successes

By Joyce Simmons and Richard Waller
Many insurers’ existing reporting processes have become increasingly unworkable and unsustainable as stakeholder pressure has grown.

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Reinvigorated insurance M&A enriches capital management strategies

By Joseph Milicia and Fergal O’Shea
Insurance merger and acquisition (M&A) activity by value rebounded in 2017, with a growing emphasis among (re)insurers.

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Legacy-free markets in Asia are becoming InsurTech incubators

By Mark Hvidsten
Legacy-free markets offer more favorable conditions for InsurTechs. The article explores how emerging Asia is reshaping the industry.

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Are silent cyber and behavioral risks in your line of sight?

By Adeola Adele, Anthony Dagostino and Mark P. Synnott
A cyberthreat landscape requires insurers to examine cyber exposure more carefully. Our research shows that two sources of cyber risk merit increased attention.

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The Last Word
No ordinary walk in the park

By Alice Underwood
Articles in this issue of Emphasis all deal to varying degrees with how accelerating technological change is reshaping the insurance industry.

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