The path to the future insurance industry

This is more than an insurance story chock-a-block with buzzwords. They are there of course — data, artificial intelligence, customer experience— you will find them all, but combined in such a way that you’ll be willing to give them another chance, the one they deserve if we stopped overusing them.  …

Can banks deal with the skills shortage ghost?

Competition for talent is fierce. Under the current circumstances, few can challenge that affirmation.  The competition equation, if there is one, is more complex because the biggest rival isn’t out there but within a company. Attractiveness and the ability to enhance, upskill and retain existing talent need  to be added.    …

Five podcasts on technology matters you have to master in 2020

It’s already 2020. A new decade starts off. If you had to search for three adjectives to define the previous one, what would they be? Because it’s a difficult exercise, we chose two-word adjectives: technologically restless, politically surprising and environmentally disappointing (however, the rise of ESG investments and sustainable finance, …

The PRIIPS KID on the divan

The PRIIPS Kid is undeniably a good idea. But will it deliver as expected?  Packaged retail investment and insurance products (PRIIPs) include all publicly marketed financial products that have exposure to underlying assets—stocks, bonds, etc.—that provide a return over time, and have an element of risk.  Or, to put it …