Paul Carroll, Editor-in-Chief of ITL
I hesitate to make predictions about 2021. Those for 2020 didn’t work out so well for any of us, right? And 2021 is already off to a rocky start, with the pandemic still killing thousands a day (just in the U.S.), with the ever-so-promising vaccines being rolled out ham-handedly and with political dysfunction in Washington, DC, reaching fever pitch.
But I’ll still hazard a guess and say that one of the biggest, if not the biggest, themes of 2021 in insurance will be ecosystems. We may be well into the year before we see the effects. The pandemic — and perhaps the nutty politics in the U.S. — won’t release its grip for a good while yet. But ecosystems should produce key changes in two areas: how we touch customers and how we organize internal processes… continue reading >