This article was first published by StartupBootCamp. Business models in the insurance industry are undergoing significant changes. Highlighted are five major trends that drive this evolution. 1. The “Tyranny” of Customers Connected customers expect an efficient (speed, simplicity), engaging (fun, using natural interfaces) and seamless experience (anything, anywhere, anytime). They also ask for services customized […]
This post on TheFinancialBrand gather insights from a panel of 100 financial services leaders, industry analysts and banking providers from around the world. My contribution: “2017 will be the year of ‘convergence’ in financial services. There will be more cooperation between financial services and startups, blurring lines between traditional products (retail, payments & insurance in […]
Sebastien Meunier_The Trend Spotter_Episode-19
After almost 2 years of hype, some people still ask me when to use “distributed ledgers” rather than standard “distributed databases”. Other (vicious) people ask me what is the difference between “blockchain technology” and “distributed ledger technology”. So let’s clarify the conceptual & vocabulary issues that we have here. Centralized relational databases Relational databases (RDBMS) […]
Podcast recorded with Kathy Hudson and Susan Visser from IBM
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I attended the IBM World of Watson event last October. It was a great occasion to learn about the latest developments in data analytics and cognitive computing, to discover the IBM solutions for Financial Services and to meet with representatives from the Banking & Insurance industries. Before highlighting how data analytics can be leveraged in […]