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AI matching human intelligence still decades away: CA research scientists

Technology       Jun 10, 2018

  Artificial Intelligence (AI) is still decades away in matching human intelligence, despite major advances, according to scientists at CA technologies who are involved in cutting-edge research.   "On true general intelligence there has been a lot of work, but the whole scientific community agrees that it...

Personal Cyber Insurance-Security Packages Being Tested with Wealthy

Risk Management       Jun 08, 2018

  Insurance is supposed to make you feel safe, but even those who sell special cyber-security protection packages worry about hacking threats.   What makes Jerry Hourihan lose sleep is that everyone’s information already is likely compromised. Hourihan is head of the U.S. private client group for...

How Carmakers Raise Prices for Spare Parts Based on ‘Perceived Value’: Reuters

Non Life-News       Jun 04, 2018

Carmakers including Renault, Jaguar Land Rover and Peugeot have boosted revenues by over $1 billion in the past decade by using sophisticated pricing software, according to sales presentations prepared by the software vendor, Accenture, and other documents filed in a court case.   The software works,...

Strict curbs on global warming to buoy world economy: Study

Climate Change       Jun 02, 2018

  Stringent limits on global warming would bolster the world economy by averting tens of trillions of dollars in damage this century from heat waves, droughts and floods, a U.S. study said on Wednesday.   The report, among the first to assess the economics of the 2015...

Protection from Farm to Florist

Non Life-News       May 29, 2018

  Despite the fact in different regions it occupies different days across the calendar, Mother’s Day is widely recognized as a time to celebrate one’s mother, and share gifts in appreciation. These gifts come in all shapes and sizes, but for many, the event involves flowers....

Health and well-being programs fragmented, do not meet the needs of stressed Asia workforces: Willis

Health       May 28, 2018

  Hong Kong: By and large, employers in Asia still miss the mark when it comes to their health and well-being benefits, with many employees feeling that their needs are not met, according to research from leading global advisory, broking and solutions company Willis Towers Watson.  ...

Maneesh Jhawar, Founder & CEO, QualityKiosk

Enhancing Customer Experience with robotic process automation

Technology       May 18, 2018

  The insurance industry is passing through testing times. The ever-changing regulatory framework, operational difficulties due to complex business processes and rising expectations of digitally savvy consumers are challenging the carriers to push their limits. Insurance providers have already been embracing core insurance technology systems covering...

Uneasy,pessimistic,and concerned:Deloitte Millennial Survey

Economy       May 15, 2018

  NEW YORK: Following a year marked by significant geopolitical and social change, millennials and Gen Z are sounding the alarm for businesses to step up their efforts to make a positive impact on the broader world, according to Deloitte’s seventh annual Millennial Survey. Although some...

Building Data Equity in the world of Insurance!

Technology       Apr 30, 2018

It has been debated for long now that data is treated as an asset and that it should reflect on the balance sheet. The implications of Data are far more wider and deeper when it comes to the Insurance business, as it forms the backbone...