Imagine you have all the state of the art components, all best of breed. They are not designed to work together, but you need them to. You can either redesign from base and meticulously integrate through APIs, or you can tie them together with paper clips and rubber bands, solder the surface connections and duct tape it all to hold.
The Military Programming Law raised cybersecurity standards to a whole new level. What real effect has it had on Operators of Vital Importance and their Systems of Vital Importance (SIIV)?
Adopted by the French government in 2013, the Military Programming Law (or LPM) requires certain economic and public operators to safeguard their IT systems of “vital importance”.
With regulatory restrictions, an ever-increasing competitive landscape, as well as a connected and moving client base, like all market sectors the distribution of insurance has to reinvent itself in the digital era. But, in light of the reduced number of customers buying insurance products in store, how can we meet customer expectations in terms of digitalisation, and at the same time keep a human and personalised customer experience? Continue reading
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An autonomous drone that can transport humans will start ferrying passengers around Dubai this summer. The head of Dubai’s transportation agency said that self-flying taxis would start taking people across the city starting from July.
Over the 4 days from the 5-8 January 2017, we paced the long aisles of the iconic 50th Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Given the scale of the show, we were able to take stock of what the world’s leading players on the tech and innovation scene have to offer. Continue reading
Clued-up and more demanding, consumers expect a quick response time, innovative services, and interaction at all times. The insurer’s front-office is really the frontline service for meeting these expectations and, as such, they must use digital transformation. Below, we set out our advice for successfully transforming the traditional front-office into an agile and flexible interface. Continue reading
The vast number of start-ups operating in the home automation or connected car domain represent a wealth of opportunities that insurers can take advantage of. Via IoT, they can offer a new approach to insurance.
In a house, each room can host at least one or a few connected objects. For example, the living room may have a smart thermostat to control energy spending. The front door may be lockable via a smartphone. The smoke detector in the kitchen could communicate through text messaging. Or, there could be sensors in the bathroom to monitor water usage. Lastly, a connected box could be installed in a car to decipher driving behaviour and offer advice. Continue reading
Many of us are talking about the Smart City concept. Quite literally, this is an intelligent city, meeting the needs of its citizens by making full use of information and communication technologies. It’s made the headlines, it fuels conversations and is fodder for Council projects. Yet, we are still lacking in markers and points of reference to be able to qualify a city’s level of maturity. Continue reading