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I had the pleasure of joining one of Post Magazine and the Chartered Insurance Institute’s round table discussions on technology yesterday. As a self-confessed social media geek it was good to be … Continue reading →
Sir Tim Berners-Lee has urged insurers to avoid the temptation of using increasing amounts of publicly available data about consumers on the web to price their products.
The inventor of the World Wide Web made a plea to the industry at the British Insurance Brokers’s Association conference in Manchester yesterday, requesting that information we share about ourselves on line – particularly by young people through social networks – should not be gathered for the purposes of pricing risk.
This week’s British Insurance Brokers’ Association conference may be the last of its kind, with the trade body announcing a proposed merger with the Institute of Insurance Brokers. But for … Continue reading →
It’s interesting to see the kudos with which corporate power can be bestowed upon an organisation by journalists because of its formidable PR prowess.
some smart people at personal injury referral network Loyalty Law have launched what on the surface appears to be the country’s first ever Twitter law firm. Obviously there’s a little more behind it but in essence, users can ask simple ‘what if?’ questions which are answered by a panel of law firms.
It would be my hunch that Quora would be a better network for this type of approach, but we’ll have to wait and see if it gains enough traction with everyday users first.
We’ve all heard the one about the bloke who told his employer he was off work with a bad back only to be filmed skipping down the street that same … Continue reading →
After only seven months of publishing insightful commentary, Insurance Edge was delighted to be nominated at the prestigious British Insurance Brokers Association Awards 2010, in the ‘Online’ category. The nomination … Continue reading →