Trends and developments in the insurance industry

The Solidarity Paradox: is there such a thing as fair insurance?

In a world full of data and advanced technology, we are able to make a more accurate assessment of risks at an individual level, and that has put serious pressure on the principle of solidarity.

Can algorithms be trusted?

Transparency often does not contribute to confidence. We have to keep algorithms as simple as possible.

Algorithms in the insurance sector

Algorithms are more frequently used by insurers. Nonetheless, the insurance sector is not a frontrunner when it comes to the development and use of algorithms.

The most important reasons why insurers can't innovate

In order to innovate in the insurance industry, it is no longer necessary to replace a complete legacy system. In this blog we explain how things can be done differently.

Blind trust in algorithms

How do you check complicated algorithms?

Plug into an existing platform or start your own?

The value of a platform lies in the ability to match buyers with suppliers. Do you need to set up your own platform, or can you simply plug into an existing one?

This is why platforms are succesful

When you see big names like Facebook and Uber, platforms definitely look like a very smart and lucrative new business model. Why are they successful and what can insurers learn from them?

Big data: this is what the insurance industry can learn from Formula 1

In Formula 1, they found out years ago that data can make all the difference between winning and losing.