The pragmatic applications of AI in the Insurance Industry

Increasingly artificial intelligence and deep learning are hitting the headlines. Recently it was reported that IBM has created a secret algorithm that develops scents.The perfume industry famed for its highly paid human ‘noses’ is about to be disrupted as the...

Year Ahead: Get set for the rise of nano-segmentation

Segmenting people into groups based on something they have in common has been around since the 16th Century – Yeomans, Knights and Labourers were audiences before they knew it. The more familiar language of social class is over 50 years old but we can still hear...

Customer versus clicks

Treacy and Wiersema purport there are but three ways to achieve competitive advantage. These are by being operationally excellent, by becoming a product leader or by achieving customer intimacy. The main premise is that companies must choose—and then achieve—market...

2019: Data will be the new IP

Research from Dresner Advisory Services reveals that 53 per cent of organisations are using predictive analytics to help them enhance marketing communications, reduce risk, detect fraud and optimise operations. Airlines use it to set ticket prices, insurers use it to...