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Elena Pistone

Digital Insurance is a Matter of Fact

The Digital evolution is shaping the insurance industry in a stunning fashion. To face this phenomenon Insurers have to react quickly and how they do it will impact on their short-, medium- and long-term strategies.

But which are the best investments for Insurers to join the digital revolution? A first answer comes from the improvement in customer experience thanks to front-end Insurers legacy applications, now with more responsive and smart technologies, including business process management (BPM) solutions, portals and analytics.

Today, CIOs have to figure out all of the options available and how to identify the right solutions to support these wide, multiyear initiatives. Read more

Elena Pistone
RGI Corporate Marketing & Strategic Partnerships Director

Insurers Are Moving From Risk Response to Risk Prevention through Digital Transformation

  • Kimberly Harris-Ferrante
  • 21 March 2016

Digital technologies such as analytics and complex-event processing give P&C and life insurers a platform that enables them to better understand risk, and help their customers manage it. CIOs must build IT agility that enables insurers to shift from risk management to risk prevention.

Key Findings

  • As the industry embraces digitalization, innovative business and IT leaders in both property and casualty (P&C) and life insurance companies are adopting strategies to make the transition from risk management to risk prevention.
  • Technology innovation – especially the Internet of Things (IoT), predictive modeling and advanced analytics – is laying the foundation for establishing policyholder risk prevention programs.
  • Consumer data shows early signs of consumers' acceptance of risk prevention programs and the value derived from their insurers offering them information to avoid risks – and, therefore, claims.
  • The IT requirements for risk prevention programs are complex and large-scale, and CIOs must immediately begin to build a bimodal, agile and real-time IT landscape for complex-event processing.


Life and P&C insurance CIOs should:

  • Work with business partners to evaluate the opportunities for risk prevention, and identify the underlying business and technology changes that are needed to fulfill this model.
  • Assess the analytical capabilities to support real-time risk prevention modeling. Determine whether you have sufficient data sources, and access to enterprise data, analytical tools and modeling competencies, to support this business strategy.

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