We recently discussed the rapid proliferation of batteries in modern homes and businesses and the more worrying proliferation of fires associated with those batteries on AAIS Views. On October 12, 2023, the Fire Department for the City of New York (FDNY) hosted a one-day symposium titled, “A Conversation with the Insurance Industry About Lithium-Ion Batteries.” The intent of the symposium was to share the scope of the problem, the current state-of-the-art in mitigating these types of incidents, and a clarion call for insurers to join the fight in addressing this scourge.
Issues & Trends
For the third part of our blog series featuring Tapoly, the digital provider of flexible insurance products and insurance technology solutions, CEO Janthana Kaenprakhamroy offers insight to insurers on the gig economy market. Kaenprakhamroy breaks down the gig economy, how it affects insurers, and solutions for small businesses to navigate this market system.
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“I’ve been getting out of the house more than ever with this new e-bike, have you considered getting one?”
“Now that my solar array is complete, and I’ve connected the new 3000-watt home battery backup, I’m ready to go off-grid.”
For the second part of our blog series featuring Tapoly, the digital provider of flexible insurance products and insurance technology solutions, CEO Janthana Kaenprakhamroy gives insight into how insurance companies can utilize automated technology to achieve efficiency. Kaenprakhamroy delves into how this technology can be utilized, where to apply these solutions within a company, obstacles insurers may face, and how SaaS solutions can help.
Personal Auto Insurance is experiencing an unprecedented transformation driven by increasing improvements in telematics. One area leading the transformation is Usage-based Insurance (UBI). While this technology has existed for more than 10 years, it is finally being accepted and adopted by insurance carriers and drivers alike in significant numbers. Fueled by the evolution of telematics, risk models, and pricing; UBI is experiencing quicker-than-anticipated growth. Carriers are presented with new opportunities and challenges unlike any ever before in this new world of technology-driven innovation.
The Economy/Inflation, Talent Acquisition and Litigation Top Concerns; Integrity, Security and Accuracy Lead Priorities for Data/Technology
Throughout 2022, AAIS conducted several surveys from a cross-section of insurance professionals, many associated with insurance industry events. What emerged from these various surveys was a view of the top issues and concerns facing the industry as well as the priorities placed on data and technology initiatives. This summary presents the aggregated results of those surveys. We trust this information is useful for AAIS Members and other industry stakeholders as a catalyst for discussions surrounding the development of solutions for the most pressing issues that lie ahead.
Premium leakage is a critical issue for carriers writing personal auto insurance, particularly with the rising severity of claims. However, by utilizing data and building partnerships with auto manufacturers, data providers and new insurtech vendors; carriers can take steps to limit exposures due to incorrect mileage and garaged locations. Join us in building a community to solve this problem.
Professor Bob Hartwig, clinical associate professor at University of South Carolina touched on the various issues affecting insurance carriers during the latest AAIS Pulse: Chicago presentation. During a time of immense political and economic change and challenges seen across the insurance market, he also touched on reasons to be optimistic for the future of our economy.
Professor Bob Hartwig, clinical associate professor at University of South Carolina, was interviewed for the latest AAIS Pulse: Chicago presentation. He examined current economic conditions and their impact on the insurance market as a whole, but also discussed how those conditions will impact the global and domestic reinsurance markets.
During a special blog series featuring Tapoly's CEO Janthana Kaenprakhamroy, AAIS sat down to discuss the challenges insurance companies are facing right now while trying to be more efficient. Insurers are under pressure more now than ever due to rising loss costs. As loss ratios have gone up, there is also an increased pressure on expenses as they attempt to be more efficient.
Janthana explained some of the biggest issues putting pressure on companies right now, what some areas are that companies can in fact become more efficient, and how Tapoly can help insurers become more efficient.