What is Insurtech? A look at big data in the insurance industry

Posted By Pinar Dost ⋅ January 22, 2020

It’s hard to think of a commercial sector better placed to benefit from big data insight than insurance. The entire concept of insurance is based on assessing the likelihood of various occurrences, so it makes perfect sense that more data and ways in which to analyse it would result in more accurate risk assessment. There… Read more

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Far-flung fulfilment: The rise of wellness tourism

Posted By Pinar Dost ⋅ January 9, 2020

Many of today’s tourists are looking to gain more than a tan from their time spent on holiday. A growing number are either incorporating elements of self-care or wellness therapy into their travel plans or taking trips that centre around becoming healthier in body and mind. This type of travel is known as ‘wellness tourism’… Read more

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Big data and risk management

Posted By Pinar Dost ⋅ October 24, 2019

Risk, and its evaluation, is a part of life. Often, we manage everyday risk without even thinking about it, such as picking our moment to drive out of a junction or deciding to play an extra lucky dip on a rollover lottery. When it comes to the business world though – and in particular, the… Read more

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Connected cars: Driven by big data

Posted By Pinar Dost ⋅ July 23, 2019

In 80s TV hit, Knight Rider, KITT was an artificially aware computer in the body of a robotic Pontiac Trans Am. It was pure sci-fi fantasy at the time, but some of today’s cars are more like KITT than perhaps anyone anticipated. It might not be possible to have a full-blown conversation with a car… Read more

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The Royal Baby and how big data is there for new parents

Posted By Pinar Dost ⋅ May 8, 2019

The world has just welcomed a new baby boy to the Royal Family. HRH Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, have become first-time parents to Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. Baby Sussex is sure to be one of the most high-profile new arrivals this year, but they certainly won’t be the only one… Read more

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