News, views and interviews from InsTech and our members.

Fathom and Reask: Tropical Cyclone and Flood - Managing Tomorrow’s Climate Risk Today

07 Feb 2023

For insurers, catastrophe models and hazard data are essential for risk selection, pricing and portfolio management. It is necessary to ensure that no singular catastrophic event can... read more

Amdaris: future-proofing digital transformation

07 Feb 2023

Amdaris provides software development services to its clients across a wide range of industries, including insurance and finance. InsTech’s Tara Allsopp caught up with Andy Rogers, Co-CEO of Amdaris... read more

Lemon Learning: accelerating digital adoption in insurance

01 Feb 2023

InsTech’s Henry Gale speaks to Claudia Fernandez, Country Manager at Lemon Learning, about challenges with software adoption and Lemon Learning’s work with insurers and technology companies to... read more

In conversation with Guidewire Analytics: From systems of record to systems of insight

31 Jan 2023

InsTech’s Tara Allsopp joined Roger Arnemann, General Manager and SVP of Guidewire Analytics. The pair discussed acquisition, partnership and investment with data analytics companies, the various use... read more

Live Chat: Property Intelligence - understanding and managing natural hazards

30 Jan 2023

Data and analytical tools to identify and measure the potential impact of natural hazards were first released about 30 years ago and have continued to evolve and expand since. Preventing or reducing... read more

omni:us: automating the claims process

24 Jan 2023

omni:us offers an artificial intelligence (AI)-powered solution for end-to-end claims automation, starting at First Notice of Loss (FNOL) through to claims indexation and pay-out. InsTech’s Ali... read more

Phinsys: overcoming the challenges of financial reporting

10 Jan 2023

Phinsys has built software to optimise and automate the financial accounting, regulatory reporting and analytical processes within insurance businesses. The company works with a wide range of... read more

Wenalyze: SME insurers - is nearly half of your data inaccurate?

10 Jan 2023

InsTech’s Henry Gale speaks to Roger Ferrandis, Co-founder and COO of Wenalyze, about insuring small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs), poor-quality data and how open data can provide insurers with... read more

Insights from the World Economic Forum 2023

09 Jan 2023

Parametric insurance models have an increasingly influential role in creating a sustainable world with solutions that extend into climate, agricultural stability and clean energy among others. This... read more

Automating processes and speeding up operations: 30 companies we know

03 Jan 2023

For most insurance organisations, there are manual elements to ingesting, processing and transferring data, which is time consuming and expensive.Our first report on data ingestion and extraction was... read more

The SME cybersecurity toolkit: How to manage and mitigate emerging cyber risks

03 Jan 2023

Cyber threats represent one of the biggest risks to small-to-medium sized enterprises (SMEs). These businesses struggle to manage their cybersecurity and associated risks, given a lack of in-house... read more

Costero Brokers: placing innovative insurance deals

13 Dec 2022

Costero Brokers is a Lloyd’s (re)insurance broker founded in 2017. Ali Smedley caught up with Managing Director Jamie Webb and Divisional Director James Gadbury to discuss Costero Brokers’... read more

Geosite: enabling geospatial intelligence

08 Dec 2022

Geosite has created a platform that enables users to access spatially relevant data to support their workflows. The company's software is used for a wide range of activities including speeding up... read more

The Demex Group: tackling the challenges of severe thunderstorm risk

05 Dec 2022

InsTech’s Henry Gale speaks to Matt Coleman, Chief Risk Officer of the Demex Group about closing the severe thunderstorm insurance protection gap, modelling climate risks and parametric reinsurance.... read more

Closing the SME cyber insurance protection gap through cross-industry collaboration

02 Dec 2022

A recent survey by Markel in late 2021 found that over half of small-to-medium enterprise (SME) respondents had fallen victim to a cybersecurity breach. The increase in hybrid working, as well as... read more

In conversation with S&P Global Market Intelligence: Navigating emerging maritime risks 

02 Dec 2022

InsTech’s Tara Allsopp spoke to George Devereese, Product Management Director at S&P Global Market Intelligence. The two discussed the products within the Maritime, Trade and Supply Chain... read more

In conversation with Supercede: reinsurance renewals for 2023

28 Nov 2022

InsTech’s Henry Gale speaks to Supercede’s Ben Rose about the upcoming reinsurance renewals for January 2023, reinsurance market trends and how reinsurance technology can help alleviate challenges... read more

Property Intelligence: the where and what

22 Nov 2022

Insurers now have a huge amount of choice of technology to help them make money, save money or satisfy regulators. But even the best technology is useless if we don’t know what it is we are insuring... read more

From Admin Systems to Ecosystems: Enhancing services through partnerships

25 Nov 2022

Administration systems are emerging as natural hubs for digital ecosystems. They already provide the technology that runs many key administrative functions for their clients and have pre-existing... read more

Parametric initiatives at COP27: what you need to know

22 Nov 2022

A key theme of COP27, the United Nations’ 2022 climate change conference, has been financial support for the poorest countries most affected by climate change. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate... read more


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