February 19, 2019

Progress in eDelivery Offerings since 2016

In addition to its environmental and financial benefits, paperless delivery—or eDelivery—allows clients to view account-related documents with one click. In the January 2019 P&C Insurance Monitor Report, we analyzed all 19 of our coverage group firms’ eDelivery services and promotional efforts. Leading firms promote easily findable, dedicated eDelivery pages that facilitate seamless private site and […]

February 07, 2019

P&C Firms Respond to Government Shutdown

President Trump signed a bill on January 25 to temporarily reopen the government after a 35-day shutdown that impacted 800,000 federal employees. While the property and casualty insurance industry is mostly state regulated, there is a potential for increased filings of lawsuits and insurance claims in cases of longer-term shutdowns. Most troubling, the Federal Emergency […]

January 25, 2019

What Blockchain Technology Could Mean for P&C Insurance in 2019

The insurance industry is historically slow to adapt, often placing it behind the curve when it comes to digital innovations. With 2019 underway, many people still call insurance brokers on the phone and legacy systems continue to hinder insurers’ efforts to fully embrace modern technology. However, the industry is surprisingly at the forefront in using […]

January 02, 2019

Life by Spot: Can Short-Term Life Insurance Succeed in the Long Run?

Do people who jump out of airplanes for fun also buy life insurance? A new insurance company is going to find out. Life by Spot, a Texas-based startup, plans to offer short-term life insurance to skydivers, lawnmower racers and other thrill-seekers starting in 2019. Traditional insurers have long been reluctant to insure skydivers, who statistically […]

December 06, 2018

2018 PIR Conference Takeaways

Corporate Insight recently attended the 2018 Property Insurance Report National Conference at the beautiful Ritz-Carlton in Laguna Niguel, California. Every year, host Brian Sullivan of Risk Information invites industry leaders and key decision makers to offer their takes on the latest industry trends and home-related products and services. Over two days, a diverse lineup of speakers highlighted a variety […]

November 29, 2018

Three P&C Insurance Takeaways from the 2018 SIR Conference

Last month, Corporate Insight attended the 2018 Society of Insurance Research National Conference in New Orleans. Robert Mozeika from Munich RE set the stage in his keynote address when he asserted that the “industry is ripe for change” thanks to the large quantities of data that insurers are collecting. He positioned data as the “new […]

November 19, 2018

Mobile Trends and Opportunities in Digital Health: Study Now Available

Corporate Insight (CI) just published our latest study, The Road to Digital Wellness, revealing the gap between what healthcare insurance members want from their insurers’ mobile apps and the capabilities that exist today. Drawing on our 2018 survey of over 1,200 insurance web and/or mobile users, the study provides insight into best practice examples in […]

July 05, 2018

Pride Month: A Life Insurance Marketing Opportunity Harnessed by Few and Missed by Many

Research shows fewer LGBT individuals work with a financial professional compared to the general population, despite same-sex couple families having higher savings, income and investible assets on average than other family types. Though this underserved market presents a multitude of opportunities for insurers, only 27% of Life Insurance Monitor firms harness the publicity surrounding June’s […]

July 03, 2018

P&C Quarterly Mobile Highlights and Innovations

Following a stellar first quarter of 2018, property and casualty insurance firms continued to innovate in the second quarter by embracing the latest technology, employing dramatic design updates and improving accessibility on mobile platforms. April was an important month for mobile app features, as two firms in our P&C Insurance Monitor coverage group sought to […]

June 07, 2018

Americans Are Growing More Afraid to Ride in an Autonomous Car

When Corporate Insight attended the 2018 Auto Insurance Report National Conference, host Brian Sullivan predicted that we are at least five years away from a fully autonomous car. Recent setbacks to Tesla’s and Uber’s autonomous research programs indicate that numerous hurdles remain before a vehicle is designed that can drive itself completely independently of a […]