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The ‘Digital’ Insurance Broker

The technological advancements brought forth by insurtech will soon become routine for brokerage offices within the next few years. Digital-first approaches have finally trickled down, turning ripe for adoption for this major distribution channel. However, broker adoption has still not caught pace with their agency counterparts. According to a 2019 report surveying independent insurance brokers […]

5 Innovative Applications of AI in Recruitment

The growing gig economy has added a new challenge to the organizations’ recruitment settings. While 62% of millennials believe gig work is a viable alternative to mainstream jobs (Deloitte Global Millennial Survey 2019), only 8% of HR Organizations believe they’re ready to manage gig or contract workers; thus opening new avenues for the use of […]

The Importance of Machine Learning for Data Scientists

The concept of Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Big Data has been around for a while. But the ability to apply algorithms and mathematical calculations to big data is gathering momentum only recently.      In this article we will discuss the importance of Machine Learning and why every Data Scientist must master it. What is Machine […]

Your Shopping Cart just got a whole lot Smarter, this festive season

The shopping season has officially returned to the Indian subcontinent. While the first phase of festivities (typically) kicks off with the onset of Navratri (sep 29) till Dussehra (oct 8), Indian retailers will have clocked above 40% of their annual sales within this ten day window alone. For consumers, ‘better deals’ take precedence over attributes […]

Google for India- Key Takeaways

On the 19th of September, India saw the tech giant go all ‘desi’ at the Google for India event 2019. Initiated in the year 2015 the event has ever since introduced features that cater to the Indian masses. From bringing support for various Indic languages onto a number of platforms such as Search, Lens and […]

Disruption Vs Innovation in Insurance

People concerned with insurance have been using the terms- ‘innovation’ and ‘disruption’ interchangeably, perhaps because both correspond to building something ‘new’. However, there is a fine line between the two. All disruptors are innovators whereas, not all innovators are disruptors. Let’s delve deep into the difference between disruption and innovation in insurance. Who are the […]

Role of ETL in Business Intelligence

ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) is a process of extracting data from different data sources; manipulating them according to business calculations; loading the modified data into a different data warehouse. Because of the in-depth analytics data it provides, ETL function lies at the core of Business Intelligence systems. With ETL, enterprises can obtain historical, current, and […]

The 5 hidden problems for Insurtech

For Insurance giants, the marketplace is changing. For young insurtechs trying to displace these giants and keen on disrupting the landscape altogether; the next big market is becoming plain and obvious: Millenials and the generations that will follow them. A new wave of AI-driven technologies is making subtle changes to the way young people are […]

India’s Technological Revolution in Education

Worldwide, the education and training industries spend over $4 trillion annually. Out of this, 85% of the expenditure accounts for delivery costs – i.e. the cost of building and infrastructure, teaching staff, etc. In India, the Union Budget 2018 allocated Rs 85,010 crore ($1.2 billion) for education. Despite this expenditure, the current education system is […]

Speech is the next UX

“We’ve seen more progress in this technology in the last 30 months than we saw in the last 30 years. Ultimately vocal computing is replacing the traditional graphical user interface.” -Shawn DuBravac Interface design enables humans to experience and interact with technology. Interestingly, Voice User Interface (VUI), is the ability to speak to devices and […]

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