Insurance runs on data which has to be moved between counterparties. Insurers, brokers, MGAs and many others still rely on spreadsheets (or worse) to do that, which causes friction and errors. In this episode, Robin Merttens talks to Dave Connors, Founder and CEO of distriBind, about why he set up the company and how they are working with insurers and others to provide a way to move beyond spreadsheets at the pace that suits them best.
- Avoiding million-dollar mistakes through more robust data transfer
- Why spreadsheets for data transfer doesn’t work
- Validation and reconciliation
- Why the industry has found it so difficult to wean itself off spreadsheets
- Common data standards - does the industry need them?
- The benefits of being in the Lloyd’s Lab
- What the future holds
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