Institutional Investor’s Introduction to Blockchain and Digital Asset Investing

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Given the growth of markets for cryptocurrencies and other blockchain-based assets, often referred to as “digital assets,” we see growing interest from traditional investment managers in gaining exposure to this emerging asset class. Blockchain Financial Privacy FinTech Policy

3 large health insurers, 2 vendors begin test of blockchain

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Blockchain Distributed ledger technology Health insurancePilot program to use the emerging technology to validate info in provider directories, says Mike Jacobs.

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Monitoring blockchain's advance in insurance

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BlockchainQuestions like processes to know the customer, appropriate security, and reliable counterparties must still be answered.

Marsh explores blockchain applications with proof of insurance

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The commercial insurance broker's pilot, in partnership with IBM and ACORD, is the second such initiative in the P&C sector. Blockchain Brokers Claims Underwriting Risk management Insurance technology Marsh & McLennan Nationwide AIG

Insurance advisory firm taps IBM blockchain for regulatory tool

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The American Association of Insurance Services will launch the openIDL to share data between carriers and regulators. Blockchain Regulation/Compliance Data ownership Data Migration Data security IBM

Blockchain's insurance applications in claims and beyond

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Blockchain Claims Customer service esuranceThe distributed-ledger technology promises to streamline processes like claim management, pricing transparency and actuarial management.

Aetna, Anthem, HCSC in blockchain collaboration to ramp up digital transformation

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Insurers will work with IBM and other health stakeholders to improve data sharing and payment processing. Blockchain Health insurance Anthem Aetna Health Care Service Corp IBM

Insurance blockchain consortium RiskBlock sets up tech platform

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Blockchain Analytics Software integration Data integration AccentureChoices of Corda for distributed-ledger technology and Accenture for security and integration layers gets proofs of concept closer to production.

Humana, United Healthcare plan to test blockchain

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Blockchain Distributed ledger technology Health insuranceThe pilot program will be used in a cross-industry initiative designed to improve and validate the information in provider directories.

Cigna, Sentara Healthcare join blockchain collaborative

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A major health insurer and an integrated delivery system are among the latest organizations to join a blockchain collaborative aiming to bring the technology to healthcare. Payer Edition Payers Payer migration Blockchain Claims

How AI, blockchain and autonomous vehicles will shake up insurance: Allianz exec

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Blockchain RPA Machine learning Artificial intelligence Driverless AllianzDogan Kaleli, leader of the program business, finds opportunities to pilot various emerging techs in his role and beyond.

Incumbent insurers’ advantage: Terabytes of data

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Insurtech Data warehouses Insurance Drones Blockchain Digital distribution AmTrustCarriers who develop internal innovation capabilities can outrun disruptors thanks to industry knowledge and information resources.

Sphereon brings Blockchain-anchored Proof of Authenticity to Kofax Capture

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It is used by all of 10 biggest global Banks, Insurance companies and supply chain companies. The solution developed by Sphereon plugs right into the Kofax Capture system and enables Kofax Capture customers to anchor scanned documents onto the Factom blockchain as part of their Document Capture process. Blockchain Proof of Authenticity for Kofax Capture is available for pre-release from: [link]. Press Releases Blockchain Capture

How blockchain technology could aid key data challenges

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A variety of healthcare provider organizations and health insurers are just beginning to deploy distributed information to solve vexing data issues. Blockchain Data management Data strategy

The time is now to make progress on AI and blockchain

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It is relatively inexpensive for insurers to try out the technologies -- and not risk falling behind. Artificial intelligence Machine learning RPA Blockchain Celent

Will 2018 be the year of the insurance platform?

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Core system vendors like Guidewire, and Majesco have announced new digital capabilities that could significantly change how insurance technology firms compete. Core systems Core conversions Blockchain Vendor management APIs Celent IBM Majesco MetLife

Leveraging Blockchain Integration to Meet Information Governance Challenges

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Blockchain integration is one of the hottest technology topics in the business world today, with financial services and healthcare sectors leading the way in exploring how to integrate blockchain into their organizations. A recent PwC survey of 600 executives from 15 territories noted that 84% of respondents are actively involved with blockchain in some form, with financial services taking the lead. Protect Your Future with Blockchain.

The blockchain bowling alley: How distributed ledger technology goes mainstream

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The blockchain bowling alley: How distributed ledger technology goes mainstream. As someone engaged with blockchain projects since 2016 in CGI’s Trade Innovation Lab (and countless emerging technology projects before that), my experience is that blockchain is making the leap from experimental to production-ready solutions. Breaking down blockchain. At its core, blockchain is a ledger (a record of transactions) that‘s shared among a network of users.

Riding the blockchain wave in trade finance

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Riding the blockchain wave in trade finance. Trade finance, whether conducted on a domestic or international basis, can be a paper-intensive, costly and risk-laden proposition, involving not just companies importing and exporting goods and services but also their banks, insurers and others. Trade finance is ripe for innovation, and many observers believe that blockchain technology is the key to transforming global trade. ravi.kumarv@cgi.com. Mon, 12/12/2016 - 22:35.

4 ways insurers can improve data veracity

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Managing this crucial component of data management will help carriers get better results from their analytics, AI and blockchain initiatives. Analytics Data quality Unstructured data Data warehouses Data architecture Data strategy Big data Accenture

The blockchain bowling alley: How distributed ledger technology goes mainstream

CGI

The blockchain bowling alley: How distributed ledger technology goes mainstream. As someone engaged with blockchain projects since 2016 in CGI’s Trade Innovation Lab (and countless emerging technology projects before that), my experience is that blockchain is making the leap from experimental to production-ready solutions. Breaking down blockchain. At its core, blockchain is a ledger (a record of transactions) that‘s shared among a network of users.

The blockchain bowling alley – how distributed ledger technology goes mainstream

CGI

The blockchain bowling alley – how distributed ledger technology goes mainstream. As someone engaged with blockchain projects since 2016 in CGI’s Trade Innovation Lab (and countless emerging technology projects before that), it feels as though blockchain is now making the leap from experimental to production-ready solutions. Breaking down blockchain. At its core, blockchain is a ledger (a record of transactions) that‘s shared among a network of users.

To get the most from blockchain in government, a sharing mindset is needed

CGI

To get the most from blockchain in government, a sharing mindset is needed. Twenty-five years later, blockchain is here and can bring those use cases to life. However, blockchain requires organizations to think about their data not as an asset they own, but as a shared resource—a shift in mindset that is not easy for everyone. Once a piece of data or transaction is written to a blockchain, it cannot be erased or modified.

The Hanover CIO Berthiaume says carrier investing heavily in digital tech

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Telematics, blockchain and RPA are all on the menu at the Worcester, Mass.-based based multiline insurer. Blockchain Analytics RPA Telematics The Hanover

As Blockchain Joins the Healthcare Profession, Are Legal Departments Prepared to Keep Up?: eDiscovery Trends

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When we hear the word blockchain, most of us still think of Bitcoin, that mysterious new currency that seems to equally enthrall forward thinking investors and less-than-savory entrepreneurs who lurk around the darkest parts of the Dark Web. But blockchain technology is finding more and more practical uses, most recently in the healthcare industry. ” And the potential uses for blockchain technology lately seems to be on everyone’s mind.

Insurers’ top trends and priorities: A look at the 2017 CGI Client Global Insights (part 2)

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Insurers’ top trends and priorities: A look at the 2017 CGI Client Global Insights (part 2). In my previous blog , I introduced findings from in-person interviews CGI held in 2017 with more than 1,300 client executives across 17 countries, including insurance business and IT executives. I shared a number of industry trends that are driving insurers to pick up their pace of change and pursue digitalization.

Insurers’ top trends and priorities: A look at the 2017 CGI Client Global Insights (part 2)

CGI

Insurers’ top trends and priorities: A look at the 2017 CGI Client Global Insights (part 2). In my previous blog , I introduced findings from in-person interviews CGI held in 2017 with more than 1,300 client executives across 17 countries, including insurance business and IT executives. I shared a number of industry trends that are driving insurers to pick up their pace of change and pursue digitalization.

Regulatory Update: NAIC Spring 2019 National Meeting

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The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) held its Spring 2019 National Meeting (Spring Meeting) in Orlando, Florida, from April 6 to 9, 2019. ceding insurer could be eligible for the same reduced collateral requirements that would apply to qualifying EU reinsurers under the revised CFR Model Laws. To date, approximately 30 insurance groups, representing 15 lead states, have volunteered to participate in field testing. Virginia Insurance Commissioner Scott A.

Insurers’ top trends and priorities: A look at CGI’s 2017 Voice of Our Clients findings (part 1)

CGI

Insurers’ top trends and priorities: A look at CGI’s 2017 Voice of Our Clients findings (part 1). This year, we conducted in-person interviews with more than 1,300 client executives across 17 countries, including insurance business and IT executives. Insights from this year’s insurance interviews, demonstrate that the sector has made significant strides, compared to previous years, in achieving digital maturity and adapting to the pace of change.

Insurers’ top trends and priorities: A look at CGI’s 2017 Voice of Our Clients findings (part 1)

CGI

Insurers’ top trends and priorities: A look at CGI’s 2017 Voice of Our Clients findings (part 1). This year, we conducted in-person interviews with more than 1,300 client executives across 17 countries, including insurance business and IT executives. Insights from this year’s insurance interviews, demonstrate that the sector has made significant strides, compared to previous years, in achieving digital maturity and adapting to the pace of change.

Hunton Publishes Retail Year in Review

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The Retail Year in Review includes several articles authored by our Global Privacy and Cybersecurity lawyers, and touches on many topics of interest including blockchain, ransomware, cyber insurance and the Internet of Things. Cyber Insurance Cybersecurity Internet of Things Privacy RansomwareOn January 18, 2018, Hunton & Williams LLP’s retail industry lawyers, composed of more than 100 lawyers across practices, released their annual Retail Year in Review publication.

The U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Seeks Comment on Digital Innovation by Banks

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electronic payments, check capture and online banking), the OCC lists some of the new technologies, the implementation of which may be hindered by ambiguous, burdensome or inflexible rules, such as blockchain, artificial intelligence, biometrics, cloud computing and big data/analytics. In what activities would the commenter like to engage using technologies such as crypto/blockchain, artificial intelligence, new payments technologies or regtech? The U.S.

Do We Want A Society Built On The Architecture of Dumb Terminals?

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Banning third party agents from engaging with Facebook’s platform insures that the only information that will inform Facebook will be derived from and/or controlled by Facebook itself. God, “innovation.” ” First banalized by undereducated entrepreneurs in the oughts, then ground to pablum by corporate grammarians over the past decade, “innovation” – at least when applied to business – deserves an unheralded etymological death.

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Do We Want A Society Built On The Architecture of Dumb Terminals?

John Battelle's Searchblog

Banning third party agents from engaging with Facebook’s platform insures that the only information that will inform Facebook will be derived from and/or controlled by Facebook itself. Book Related essays Future of Search Internet Big Five Joints After Midnight & Rants Media/Tech Business Models Policy The Web As Platform Amazon big data blockchain crypto data facebook Google policy politics world wide webThe post Do We Want A Society Built On The Architecture of Dumb Terminals?

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#ModernDataMasters: Michele Chambers, AWS

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Blockchain is also really exciting, and a basic component in edge-based computing. I think what blockchain is really about is creating a trusted network for sharing high-value information. Uncategorized B Compliance & GDPR B Consumer 360 B Customer 360 B Digital Transformation B Financial Services & Insurance B Healthcare B High-Tech & Manufacturing B IT B Business B Life Sciences B Machine Learning B Patient & Member 360 B Retail & CPG

Predictions 2016: Apple, Tesla, Google, Medium, Adtech, Microsoft, IoT, and Business on a Mission

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This trend will evince itself in many forms: We’ll see massive older companies shift their marketing focus to purpose-based messaging – both to insure top talent considers them as a career choice, and to maintain relevance to a new generation of purpose-based consumers. Related : We will most likely see a blockchain-based entrant in adtech in 2016, if we haven’t already (I couldn’t find one, but I may have missed it… ).

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Do We Want A Society Built On The Architecture of Dumb Terminals?

John Battelle's Searchblog

Banning third party agents from engaging with Facebook’s platform insures that the only information that will inform Facebook will be derived from and/or controlled by Facebook itself. God, “innovation.” ” First banalized by undereducated entrepreneurs in the oughts, then ground to pablum by corporate grammarians over the past decade, “innovation” – at least when applied to business – deserves an unheralded etymological death.

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#ModernDataMasters: Sarit Bose, Cognizant

Reltio

Blockchain is going to play a big role to giving more trustworthiness to the data. “If It is not evolved to that extent yet, but like AI and ML have evolved, Blockchain is going to become a must.”. Uncategorized B Compliance & GDPR B Consumer 360 B Customer 360 B Digital Transformation B Financial Services & Insurance B Healthcare B High-Tech & Manufacturing B IT B Business B Life Sciences B Machine Learning B Patient & Member 360 B Retail & CPG

#ModernDataMasters: Tony Saldanha, President, Transformant

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These could include AI and newer technologies – potentially Blockchain – and several other elements. Uncategorized B Compliance & GDPR B Consumer 360 B Customer 360 B Digital Transformation B Financial Services & Insurance B Healthcare B High-Tech & Manufacturing B IT B Business B Life Sciences B Machine Learning B Patient & Member 360 B Retail & CPGKate Tickner, Reltio.

#ModernDataMasters: Scott Taylor, “The Data Whisperer”

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What’s happening now is the convergence of all these mega-trends – AI, Cloud, Social, Mobile, Blockchain – I can count handfuls of trends out there that are regarded as the “sexy” stuff. Uncategorized B Compliance & GDPR B Consumer 360 B Customer 360 B Digital Transformation B Financial Services & Insurance B Healthcare B High-Tech & Manufacturing B IT B Business B Life Sciences B Machine Learning B Patient & Member 360 B Retail & CPGKate Tickner, Reltio.

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