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Is AI Disruption on the way for Kenya’s Insurance Space?

The earliest known reason for introducing insurance protection in Kenya, came during the time of the Colonial British — when they insured their farms and crops against loss, damage etc. Today, Kenya has 70% of the East African Insurance market (among Burundi, Uganda, Tanzania & Rwanda). Still, African Insurance is relatively nascent in terms of […]

Insurtechs are Thriving with Machine Learning. Here’s how.

Modern Insurance is only around 250 years old, about when the necessary statistical and mathematical tools to underwrite a business venture came to be. But statistical models, even the most advanced ones, need a very specific type of enriched data-diet for it to work optimally. Since then, the industry has always had to rely on […]

TOP 10 INNOVATIVE INSURANCE PRODUCTS OF 2019

  We are witnessing the slow but sure, uberization of insurance. Insurers now more than ever, need big data-driven insights to assess risk, reduce claims, and create value for their customers. The industry is abuzz with a steady influx of new innovative products, deriving value in areas that were previously untapped. Processes like faster KYC […]

Adoption of Chatbots across Insurance

The global chatbot market is expected to reach USD$ 1.25B by 2025, and generate roughly $8B savings globally by 2022 itself. With chatbots disrupting a wide variety of industries already, the technology is becoming more popular in a variety of business use cases – especially within the insurance sector.   Chatbots are becoming more advanced […]

A Sandbox Approach in Insurance

The insurance industry has reached an evolutionary crossroad. The fast-evolving world of InsurTech mandates that insurers become digitally agile. With Fintech solutions becoming more common, a responsive approach would enhance the ability of promising insurance innovations to develop and flourish. There are various technologies stepping into the value chain to enhance and disrupt the way […]

Cognitive Approach VS Digital Approach to Insurance

Digital transformation has gone from talk to action, with a momentum that shows no signs of slowing down. As cognitive capabilities have penetrated process, people, technology, things, augmented intelligence and decision making; the cognitive approach to insurance business is no longer considered a back-office ‘efficiency play’.  A cognitive computing system replicates human intelligence and comes […]

Insurance as a service

The past years have witnessed the strong traction of banking as a service which has paved the way for the Insurance industry to follow suit.  Before proceeding on with the details of insurance as a service, it is essential to understand what does the term “XYZ as a service” actually means. The idea behind “XYZ […]

Insurance Chatbot & the Automated Insurance Agent

What is it that comes to your mind when you think of a “Chatbot”? For me, it always reminds me of Siri, Alexa who can chat with us just like real humans. So, a chatbot is an automated system that is designed to interact with humans to the extent that they do not even realize […]

How chatbots are changing the Insurance sector – Five examples

Insurance chatbots are the new buzzword ruling the insurance companies currently. The primary objective of a chatbot is to provide a faster and an efficient system for communication with the customers and streamline the tedious insurance tasks. The insurance sector is playing hard to automate their on-boarding, sales and training processes and make it available […]

Blockchain Use-Cases in Insurance Industry

Blockchain gives the insurance company an independently verifiable data set so they don’t have to rely on the customer’s version of the truth. Because of this, binary (yes/no) algorithms will be developed that can make instantaneous decisions on a large percentage of claims that get filed. An example of this would be flight insurance. Blockchain […]

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