Six Things Newsletter | September 21, 2021

In this week's Six Things, Paul Carroll delves into a 'Future History' of Insurance. Plus, pivotal moment for innovation in auto; latest insights on customer behavior; power of partner ecosystems; and more.

In this week's Six Things, Paul Carroll delves into a 'Future History' of Insurance. Plus, pivotal moment for innovation in auto; latest insights on customer behavior; power of partner ecosystems; and more.

A 'Future History' of Insurance

Paul Carroll, Editor-in-Chief of ITL

In the consulting work my partner Chunka Mui and I have done with senior management at major companies over the past dozen years, the most useful strategic planning tool we’ve developed is what we call a “future history.” I’d like to try to apply that tool broadly, to the entire insurance industry. And I’d like your help.

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Pivotal Moment for Innovation in Auto
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As car traffic picks up again, insurers must innovate on claims processing, offer risk management advice -- and much more.

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Latest Insights on Customer Behavior
by Mary Parsons

Increasingly, people no longer view insurance as a transaction – instead, they see insurance as a part of their overall financial wellbeing.

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Power of Partner Ecosystems
by Denise Garth

Insurers seem stuck in traditional channels rather than expanding channel choice and reach, meeting customers where and when they want.

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Modern solutions, including cloud-based options and lower-cost implementations, are redefining what constitutes a policy administration system.

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"...It seems to me that the lines will increasingly blur between life insurance and financial management, given that life insurance is an important financial asset; people often think about their finances, and life insurance can become a natural part of that focus. I could also see the trend toward embedded insurance expanding the life insurance market — why couldn’t a term life policy be, for instance, embedded in a mortgage when someone buys a building, to make sure the purchase is secure even if something happens to the buyer?

Over the years, I’ve had people tell me life insurance is boring. I don’t see it that way at all."

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