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 […]

August 11, 2017

P&C Quarterly Mobile Highlights and Innovations

Over the past several months, P&C firms have continued to expand mobile capabilities, with changes spanning from new in-app payment options to updated designs. With these mobile innovations, firms demonstrate an industry-wide emphasis on customization, cross-platform experience consistency, efficient customer service and navigation-centric design. In June, Farmer’s updated its one-time payment option by allowing clients […]

March 24, 2017

Firms Seek Client Input

As firms develop new capabilities, helping them modify features to meet client needs, feedback is a valuable tool. USAA recently launched a USAA Labs microsite, describing it in an article as a way for clients to participate as the firm innovates, similar to focus groups. The new microsite shares elements of Liberty Mutual’s private site […]

November 23, 2015

The Sell-ebrity: How Celebrity Endorsements Boost the Insurance Industry

Roughly a century before Alex Trebek explained the jeopardy one faces without Colonial Penn Life Insurance, Travelers Life and Accident Insurance made the rounds with perhaps the most famous insurance spokesmen you’ve never heard of – Abraham Lincoln. Travelers Insurance Union Commanders Advertisement circa 1884 (Image Source: Library of Congress) A recent NPR investigation has […]

July 09, 2015

King vs. Burwell – Healthcare Firms React to Supreme Court Ruling

The Supreme Court’s recent decision to preserve the subsidies/premium tax credits for healthcare plans purchased on public exchanges, regardless of whether they are state-run or provided directly through Healthcare.gov, has sparked a frenzy of headlines across the industry. Healthcare insurers want to ensure that consumers understand the implications of the decision on their current and […]