Blog Category: Industry Trends

Is the current hard market different for Brokers?

By: Luke Jones|July 22, 2019|12:55 pm

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Insurance companies and brokers in Canada are now operating in a hard market. An array of issues face the industry, but the truth is hard markets have happened before, what…

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Hailstorms in Alberta are causing an insurance headache

By: Luke Jones|July 22, 2019|12:18 pm

Hail

Hailstorm events are becoming more frequent in Alberta, according to new data presented by AMA Insurance. Through 2019, the province is expected to face 40 storms during the summer, a…

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CEO dismissal highlights low growth in Canada’s cannabis industry

By: Luke Jones|July 11, 2019|8:38 am

marijuana-1.jpg

Weeks after Canadian marijuana company, Canopy Growth Corp., fired founder Bruce Linton as its chief executive officer, the reasons why are slowly emerging. While the cause of Linton’s removal from…

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Insurance wants open ecosystems but lack ability to deliver

By: Luke Jones|June 20, 2019|7:28 pm

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While insurance companies are welcoming the idea of creating inter-organization ecosystems to stimulate growth in an era of technological disruption, their ability to do so is limited. A new study…

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Medical reasons result in the most travel insurance claims

By: Luke Jones|June 20, 2019|12:05 pm

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A significant portion of Canadians who make an insurance claim do so from their travel insurance provider, according to a recent survey. Around a quarter of Canadians said their made…

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OCR technology is removing paperwork from the insurance industry

By: Luke Jones|May 31, 2019|9:14 am

auto-insurance-freeuse-5.jpg

While the insurance industry is becoming more digital, paperwork is still a daily fact of working for a brokerages or carrier. Artificial intelligence will transform the industry with automation, and…

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Cannabis insurance market shows signs of improvement after tough start

By: Luke Jones|May 29, 2019|5:12 pm

marijuana-1.jpg

In October 2018, Canada introduced the legalization of recreational marijuana consumption, storage, and sale through the Cannabis Act. Eight months on from the introduction, there have been numerous challenges, but…

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Brokerages without a Google search presence are “invisible” to customers

By: Luke Jones|May 24, 2019|11:27 am

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Customers now expect insurance at their fingertips and are increasingly heading online to find the best policy at the best price. Finding an insurance provider or broker is now easier…

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Report: how 5G technology will impact insurers and collision repair industries

By: Luke Jones|March 21, 2019|4:27 pm

Innovation

5G technology is slowly being embraced and transforming the connectivity capabilities of organizations and consumers. Can superfast mobile internet delivered through 5G have an impact on auto insurance and the…

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Adjusters should look outside to bridge age gap

By: Luke Jones|February 26, 2019|1:46 pm

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We often report on the age gap facing the insurance industry, where a spate of retirements will happen in the next five years. This is especially true for independent adjusters,…

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Is the current hard market different for Brokers?

By: Luke Jones|July 22, 2019|12:55 pm

Dollarphotoclub_75259446-12.jpg

Insurance companies and brokers in Canada are now operating in a hard market. An array of issues face the industry, but the truth is hard markets have happened before, what…

Read More

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Hailstorms in Alberta are causing an insurance headache

By: Luke Jones|July 22, 2019|12:18 pm

Hail

Hailstorm events are becoming more frequent in Alberta, according to new data presented by AMA Insurance. Through 2019, the province is expected to face 40 storms during the summer, a…

Read More

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CEO dismissal highlights low growth in Canada’s cannabis industry

By: Luke Jones|July 11, 2019|8:38 am

marijuana-1.jpg

Weeks after Canadian marijuana company, Canopy Growth Corp., fired founder Bruce Linton as its chief executive officer, the reasons why are slowly emerging. While the cause of Linton’s removal from…

Read More

Categories:

Insurance wants open ecosystems but lack ability to deliver

By: Luke Jones|June 20, 2019|7:28 pm

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

While insurance companies are welcoming the idea of creating inter-organization ecosystems to stimulate growth in an era of technological disruption, their ability to do so is limited. A new study…

Read More

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Medical reasons result in the most travel insurance claims

By: Luke Jones|June 20, 2019|12:05 pm

Plane-Pixabay

A significant portion of Canadians who make an insurance claim do so from their travel insurance provider, according to a recent survey. Around a quarter of Canadians said their made…

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OCR technology is removing paperwork from the insurance industry

By: Luke Jones|May 31, 2019|9:14 am

auto-insurance-freeuse-5.jpg

While the insurance industry is becoming more digital, paperwork is still a daily fact of working for a brokerages or carrier. Artificial intelligence will transform the industry with automation, and…

Read More

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Cannabis insurance market shows signs of improvement after tough start

By: Luke Jones|May 29, 2019|5:12 pm

marijuana-1.jpg

In October 2018, Canada introduced the legalization of recreational marijuana consumption, storage, and sale through the Cannabis Act. Eight months on from the introduction, there have been numerous challenges, but…

Read More

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Brokerages without a Google search presence are “invisible” to customers

By: Luke Jones|May 24, 2019|11:27 am

Dollarphotoclub_77294780-43.jpg

Customers now expect insurance at their fingertips and are increasingly heading online to find the best policy at the best price. Finding an insurance provider or broker is now easier…

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Report: how 5G technology will impact insurers and collision repair industries

By: Luke Jones|March 21, 2019|4:27 pm

Innovation

5G technology is slowly being embraced and transforming the connectivity capabilities of organizations and consumers. Can superfast mobile internet delivered through 5G have an impact on auto insurance and the…

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Adjusters should look outside to bridge age gap

By: Luke Jones|February 26, 2019|1:46 pm

Risk-picserver-reuse-6.jpg

We often report on the age gap facing the insurance industry, where a spate of retirements will happen in the next five years. This is especially true for independent adjusters,…

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Is the current hard market different for Brokers?

By: Luke Jones|July 22, 2019|12:55 pm

Dollarphotoclub_75259446-12.jpg

Insurance companies and brokers in Canada are now operating in a hard market. An array of issues face the industry, but the truth is hard markets have happened before, what…

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Hailstorms in Alberta are causing an insurance headache

By: Luke Jones|July 22, 2019|12:18 pm

Hail

Hailstorm events are becoming more frequent in Alberta, according to new data presented by AMA Insurance. Through 2019, the province is expected to face 40 storms during the summer, a…

Read More

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CEO dismissal highlights low growth in Canada’s cannabis industry

By: Luke Jones|July 11, 2019|8:38 am

marijuana-1.jpg

Weeks after Canadian marijuana company, Canopy Growth Corp., fired founder Bruce Linton as its chief executive officer, the reasons why are slowly emerging. While the cause of Linton’s removal from…

Read More

Categories:

Insurance wants open ecosystems but lack ability to deliver

By: Luke Jones|June 20, 2019|7:28 pm

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

While insurance companies are welcoming the idea of creating inter-organization ecosystems to stimulate growth in an era of technological disruption, their ability to do so is limited. A new study…

Read More

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Medical reasons result in the most travel insurance claims

By: Luke Jones|June 20, 2019|12:05 pm

Plane-Pixabay

A significant portion of Canadians who make an insurance claim do so from their travel insurance provider, according to a recent survey. Around a quarter of Canadians said their made…

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OCR technology is removing paperwork from the insurance industry

By: Luke Jones|May 31, 2019|9:14 am

auto-insurance-freeuse-5.jpg

While the insurance industry is becoming more digital, paperwork is still a daily fact of working for a brokerages or carrier. Artificial intelligence will transform the industry with automation, and…

Read More

Categories:

Cannabis insurance market shows signs of improvement after tough start

By: Luke Jones|May 29, 2019|5:12 pm

marijuana-1.jpg

In October 2018, Canada introduced the legalization of recreational marijuana consumption, storage, and sale through the Cannabis Act. Eight months on from the introduction, there have been numerous challenges, but…

Read More

Categories:

Brokerages without a Google search presence are “invisible” to customers

By: Luke Jones|May 24, 2019|11:27 am

Dollarphotoclub_77294780-43.jpg

Customers now expect insurance at their fingertips and are increasingly heading online to find the best policy at the best price. Finding an insurance provider or broker is now easier…

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Report: how 5G technology will impact insurers and collision repair industries

By: Luke Jones|March 21, 2019|4:27 pm

Innovation

5G technology is slowly being embraced and transforming the connectivity capabilities of organizations and consumers. Can superfast mobile internet delivered through 5G have an impact on auto insurance and the…

Read More

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Adjusters should look outside to bridge age gap

By: Luke Jones|February 26, 2019|1:46 pm

Risk-picserver-reuse-6.jpg

We often report on the age gap facing the insurance industry, where a spate of retirements will happen in the next five years. This is especially true for independent adjusters,…

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Is the current hard market different for Brokers?

By: Luke Jones|July 22, 2019|12:55 pm

Dollarphotoclub_75259446-12.jpg

Insurance companies and brokers in Canada are now operating in a hard market. An array of issues face the industry, but the truth is hard markets have happened before, what…

Read More

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Hailstorms in Alberta are causing an insurance headache

By: Luke Jones|July 22, 2019|12:18 pm

Hail

Hailstorm events are becoming more frequent in Alberta, according to new data presented by AMA Insurance. Through 2019, the province is expected to face 40 storms during the summer, a…

Read More

Categories:

CEO dismissal highlights low growth in Canada’s cannabis industry

By: Luke Jones|July 11, 2019|8:38 am

marijuana-1.jpg

Weeks after Canadian marijuana company, Canopy Growth Corp., fired founder Bruce Linton as its chief executive officer, the reasons why are slowly emerging. While the cause of Linton’s removal from…

Read More

Categories:

Insurance wants open ecosystems but lack ability to deliver

By: Luke Jones|June 20, 2019|7:28 pm

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

While insurance companies are welcoming the idea of creating inter-organization ecosystems to stimulate growth in an era of technological disruption, their ability to do so is limited. A new study…

Read More

Categories:

Medical reasons result in the most travel insurance claims

By: Luke Jones|June 20, 2019|12:05 pm

Plane-Pixabay

A significant portion of Canadians who make an insurance claim do so from their travel insurance provider, according to a recent survey. Around a quarter of Canadians said their made…

Read More

Categories:

OCR technology is removing paperwork from the insurance industry

By: Luke Jones|May 31, 2019|9:14 am

auto-insurance-freeuse-5.jpg

While the insurance industry is becoming more digital, paperwork is still a daily fact of working for a brokerages or carrier. Artificial intelligence will transform the industry with automation, and…

Read More

Categories:

Cannabis insurance market shows signs of improvement after tough start

By: Luke Jones|May 29, 2019|5:12 pm

marijuana-1.jpg

In October 2018, Canada introduced the legalization of recreational marijuana consumption, storage, and sale through the Cannabis Act. Eight months on from the introduction, there have been numerous challenges, but…

Read More

Categories:

Brokerages without a Google search presence are “invisible” to customers

By: Luke Jones|May 24, 2019|11:27 am

Dollarphotoclub_77294780-43.jpg

Customers now expect insurance at their fingertips and are increasingly heading online to find the best policy at the best price. Finding an insurance provider or broker is now easier…

Read More

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Report: how 5G technology will impact insurers and collision repair industries

By: Luke Jones|March 21, 2019|4:27 pm

Innovation

5G technology is slowly being embraced and transforming the connectivity capabilities of organizations and consumers. Can superfast mobile internet delivered through 5G have an impact on auto insurance and the…

Read More

Categories:

Adjusters should look outside to bridge age gap

By: Luke Jones|February 26, 2019|1:46 pm

Risk-picserver-reuse-6.jpg

We often report on the age gap facing the insurance industry, where a spate of retirements will happen in the next five years. This is especially true for independent adjusters,…

Read More

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Is the current hard market different for Brokers?

By: Luke Jones|July 22, 2019|12:55 pm

Dollarphotoclub_75259446-12.jpg

Insurance companies and brokers in Canada are now operating in a hard market. An array of issues face the industry, but the truth is hard markets have happened before, what…

Read More

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Hailstorms in Alberta are causing an insurance headache

By: Luke Jones|July 22, 2019|12:18 pm

Hail

Hailstorm events are becoming more frequent in Alberta, according to new data presented by AMA Insurance. Through 2019, the province is expected to face 40 storms during the summer, a…

Read More

Categories:

CEO dismissal highlights low growth in Canada’s cannabis industry

By: Luke Jones|July 11, 2019|8:38 am

marijuana-1.jpg

Weeks after Canadian marijuana company, Canopy Growth Corp., fired founder Bruce Linton as its chief executive officer, the reasons why are slowly emerging. While the cause of Linton’s removal from…

Read More

Categories:

Insurance wants open ecosystems but lack ability to deliver

By: Luke Jones|June 20, 2019|7:28 pm

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

While insurance companies are welcoming the idea of creating inter-organization ecosystems to stimulate growth in an era of technological disruption, their ability to do so is limited. A new study…

Read More

Categories:

Medical reasons result in the most travel insurance claims

By: Luke Jones|June 20, 2019|12:05 pm

Plane-Pixabay

A significant portion of Canadians who make an insurance claim do so from their travel insurance provider, according to a recent survey. Around a quarter of Canadians said their made…

Read More

Categories:

OCR technology is removing paperwork from the insurance industry

By: Luke Jones|May 31, 2019|9:14 am

auto-insurance-freeuse-5.jpg

While the insurance industry is becoming more digital, paperwork is still a daily fact of working for a brokerages or carrier. Artificial intelligence will transform the industry with automation, and…

Read More

Categories:

Cannabis insurance market shows signs of improvement after tough start

By: Luke Jones|May 29, 2019|5:12 pm

marijuana-1.jpg

In October 2018, Canada introduced the legalization of recreational marijuana consumption, storage, and sale through the Cannabis Act. Eight months on from the introduction, there have been numerous challenges, but…

Read More

Categories:

Brokerages without a Google search presence are “invisible” to customers

By: Luke Jones|May 24, 2019|11:27 am

Dollarphotoclub_77294780-43.jpg

Customers now expect insurance at their fingertips and are increasingly heading online to find the best policy at the best price. Finding an insurance provider or broker is now easier…

Read More

Categories:

Report: how 5G technology will impact insurers and collision repair industries

By: Luke Jones|March 21, 2019|4:27 pm

Innovation

5G technology is slowly being embraced and transforming the connectivity capabilities of organizations and consumers. Can superfast mobile internet delivered through 5G have an impact on auto insurance and the…

Read More

Categories:

Adjusters should look outside to bridge age gap

By: Luke Jones|February 26, 2019|1:46 pm

Risk-picserver-reuse-6.jpg

We often report on the age gap facing the insurance industry, where a spate of retirements will happen in the next five years. This is especially true for independent adjusters,…

Read More

Categories:

Is the current hard market different for Brokers?

By: Luke Jones|July 22, 2019|12:55 pm

Dollarphotoclub_75259446-12.jpg

Insurance companies and brokers in Canada are now operating in a hard market. An array of issues face the industry, but the truth is hard markets have happened before, what…

Read More

Categories:

Hailstorms in Alberta are causing an insurance headache

By: Luke Jones|July 22, 2019|12:18 pm

Hail

Hailstorm events are becoming more frequent in Alberta, according to new data presented by AMA Insurance. Through 2019, the province is expected to face 40 storms during the summer, a…

Read More

Categories:

CEO dismissal highlights low growth in Canada’s cannabis industry

By: Luke Jones|July 11, 2019|8:38 am

marijuana-1.jpg

Weeks after Canadian marijuana company, Canopy Growth Corp., fired founder Bruce Linton as its chief executive officer, the reasons why are slowly emerging. While the cause of Linton’s removal from…

Read More

Categories:

Insurance wants open ecosystems but lack ability to deliver

By: Luke Jones|June 20, 2019|7:28 pm

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

While insurance companies are welcoming the idea of creating inter-organization ecosystems to stimulate growth in an era of technological disruption, their ability to do so is limited. A new study…

Read More

Categories:

Medical reasons result in the most travel insurance claims

By: Luke Jones|June 20, 2019|12:05 pm

Plane-Pixabay

A significant portion of Canadians who make an insurance claim do so from their travel insurance provider, according to a recent survey. Around a quarter of Canadians said their made…

Read More

Categories:

OCR technology is removing paperwork from the insurance industry

By: Luke Jones|May 31, 2019|9:14 am

auto-insurance-freeuse-5.jpg

While the insurance industry is becoming more digital, paperwork is still a daily fact of working for a brokerages or carrier. Artificial intelligence will transform the industry with automation, and…

Read More

Categories:

Cannabis insurance market shows signs of improvement after tough start

By: Luke Jones|May 29, 2019|5:12 pm

marijuana-1.jpg

In October 2018, Canada introduced the legalization of recreational marijuana consumption, storage, and sale through the Cannabis Act. Eight months on from the introduction, there have been numerous challenges, but…

Read More

Categories:

Brokerages without a Google search presence are “invisible” to customers

By: Luke Jones|May 24, 2019|11:27 am

Dollarphotoclub_77294780-43.jpg

Customers now expect insurance at their fingertips and are increasingly heading online to find the best policy at the best price. Finding an insurance provider or broker is now easier…

Read More

Categories:

Report: how 5G technology will impact insurers and collision repair industries

By: Luke Jones|March 21, 2019|4:27 pm

Innovation

5G technology is slowly being embraced and transforming the connectivity capabilities of organizations and consumers. Can superfast mobile internet delivered through 5G have an impact on auto insurance and the…

Read More

Categories:

Adjusters should look outside to bridge age gap

By: Luke Jones|February 26, 2019|1:46 pm

Risk-picserver-reuse-6.jpg

We often report on the age gap facing the insurance industry, where a spate of retirements will happen in the next five years. This is especially true for independent adjusters,…

Read More

Categories:

Is the current hard market different for Brokers?

By: Luke Jones|July 22, 2019|12:55 pm

Dollarphotoclub_75259446-12.jpg

Insurance companies and brokers in Canada are now operating in a hard market. An array of issues face the industry, but the truth is hard markets have happened before, what…

Read More

Categories:

Hailstorms in Alberta are causing an insurance headache

By: Luke Jones|July 22, 2019|12:18 pm

Hail

Hailstorm events are becoming more frequent in Alberta, according to new data presented by AMA Insurance. Through 2019, the province is expected to face 40 storms during the summer, a…

Read More

Categories:

CEO dismissal highlights low growth in Canada’s cannabis industry

By: Luke Jones|July 11, 2019|8:38 am

marijuana-1.jpg

Weeks after Canadian marijuana company, Canopy Growth Corp., fired founder Bruce Linton as its chief executive officer, the reasons why are slowly emerging. While the cause of Linton’s removal from…

Read More

Categories:

Insurance wants open ecosystems but lack ability to deliver

By: Luke Jones|June 20, 2019|7:28 pm

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

While insurance companies are welcoming the idea of creating inter-organization ecosystems to stimulate growth in an era of technological disruption, their ability to do so is limited. A new study…

Read More

Categories:

Medical reasons result in the most travel insurance claims

By: Luke Jones|June 20, 2019|12:05 pm

Plane-Pixabay

A significant portion of Canadians who make an insurance claim do so from their travel insurance provider, according to a recent survey. Around a quarter of Canadians said their made…

Read More

Categories:

OCR technology is removing paperwork from the insurance industry

By: Luke Jones|May 31, 2019|9:14 am

auto-insurance-freeuse-5.jpg

While the insurance industry is becoming more digital, paperwork is still a daily fact of working for a brokerages or carrier. Artificial intelligence will transform the industry with automation, and…

Read More

Categories:

Cannabis insurance market shows signs of improvement after tough start

By: Luke Jones|May 29, 2019|5:12 pm

marijuana-1.jpg

In October 2018, Canada introduced the legalization of recreational marijuana consumption, storage, and sale through the Cannabis Act. Eight months on from the introduction, there have been numerous challenges, but…

Read More

Categories:

Brokerages without a Google search presence are “invisible” to customers

By: Luke Jones|May 24, 2019|11:27 am

Dollarphotoclub_77294780-43.jpg

Customers now expect insurance at their fingertips and are increasingly heading online to find the best policy at the best price. Finding an insurance provider or broker is now easier…

Read More

Categories:

Report: how 5G technology will impact insurers and collision repair industries

By: Luke Jones|March 21, 2019|4:27 pm

Innovation

5G technology is slowly being embraced and transforming the connectivity capabilities of organizations and consumers. Can superfast mobile internet delivered through 5G have an impact on auto insurance and the…

Read More

Categories:

Adjusters should look outside to bridge age gap

By: Luke Jones|February 26, 2019|1:46 pm

Risk-picserver-reuse-6.jpg

We often report on the age gap facing the insurance industry, where a spate of retirements will happen in the next five years. This is especially true for independent adjusters,…

Read More

Categories:

Is the current hard market different for Brokers?

By: Luke Jones|July 22, 2019|12:55 pm

Dollarphotoclub_75259446-12.jpg

Insurance companies and brokers in Canada are now operating in a hard market. An array of issues face the industry, but the truth is hard markets have happened before, what…

Read More

Categories:

Hailstorms in Alberta are causing an insurance headache

By: Luke Jones|July 22, 2019|12:18 pm

Hail

Hailstorm events are becoming more frequent in Alberta, according to new data presented by AMA Insurance. Through 2019, the province is expected to face 40 storms during the summer, a…

Read More

Categories:

CEO dismissal highlights low growth in Canada’s cannabis industry

By: Luke Jones|July 11, 2019|8:38 am

marijuana-1.jpg

Weeks after Canadian marijuana company, Canopy Growth Corp., fired founder Bruce Linton as its chief executive officer, the reasons why are slowly emerging. While the cause of Linton’s removal from…

Read More

Categories:

Insurance wants open ecosystems but lack ability to deliver

By: Luke Jones|June 20, 2019|7:28 pm

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

While insurance companies are welcoming the idea of creating inter-organization ecosystems to stimulate growth in an era of technological disruption, their ability to do so is limited. A new study…

Read More

Categories:

Medical reasons result in the most travel insurance claims

By: Luke Jones|June 20, 2019|12:05 pm

Plane-Pixabay

A significant portion of Canadians who make an insurance claim do so from their travel insurance provider, according to a recent survey. Around a quarter of Canadians said their made…

Read More

Categories:

OCR technology is removing paperwork from the insurance industry

By: Luke Jones|May 31, 2019|9:14 am

auto-insurance-freeuse-5.jpg

While the insurance industry is becoming more digital, paperwork is still a daily fact of working for a brokerages or carrier. Artificial intelligence will transform the industry with automation, and…

Read More

Categories:

Cannabis insurance market shows signs of improvement after tough start

By: Luke Jones|May 29, 2019|5:12 pm

marijuana-1.jpg

In October 2018, Canada introduced the legalization of recreational marijuana consumption, storage, and sale through the Cannabis Act. Eight months on from the introduction, there have been numerous challenges, but…

Read More

Categories:

Brokerages without a Google search presence are “invisible” to customers

By: Luke Jones|May 24, 2019|11:27 am

Dollarphotoclub_77294780-43.jpg

Customers now expect insurance at their fingertips and are increasingly heading online to find the best policy at the best price. Finding an insurance provider or broker is now easier…

Read More

Categories:

Report: how 5G technology will impact insurers and collision repair industries

By: Luke Jones|March 21, 2019|4:27 pm

Innovation

5G technology is slowly being embraced and transforming the connectivity capabilities of organizations and consumers. Can superfast mobile internet delivered through 5G have an impact on auto insurance and the…

Read More

Categories:

Adjusters should look outside to bridge age gap

By: Luke Jones|February 26, 2019|1:46 pm

Risk-picserver-reuse-6.jpg

We often report on the age gap facing the insurance industry, where a spate of retirements will happen in the next five years. This is especially true for independent adjusters,…

Read More

Categories:

Is the current hard market different for Brokers?

By: Luke Jones|July 22, 2019|12:55 pm

Dollarphotoclub_75259446-12.jpg

Insurance companies and brokers in Canada are now operating in a hard market. An array of issues face the industry, but the truth is hard markets have happened before, what…

Read More

Categories:

Hailstorms in Alberta are causing an insurance headache

By: Luke Jones|July 22, 2019|12:18 pm

Hail

Hailstorm events are becoming more frequent in Alberta, according to new data presented by AMA Insurance. Through 2019, the province is expected to face 40 storms during the summer, a…

Read More

Categories:

CEO dismissal highlights low growth in Canada’s cannabis industry

By: Luke Jones|July 11, 2019|8:38 am

marijuana-1.jpg

Weeks after Canadian marijuana company, Canopy Growth Corp., fired founder Bruce Linton as its chief executive officer, the reasons why are slowly emerging. While the cause of Linton’s removal from…

Read More

Categories:

Insurance wants open ecosystems but lack ability to deliver

By: Luke Jones|June 20, 2019|7:28 pm

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

While insurance companies are welcoming the idea of creating inter-organization ecosystems to stimulate growth in an era of technological disruption, their ability to do so is limited. A new study…

Read More

Categories:

Medical reasons result in the most travel insurance claims

By: Luke Jones|June 20, 2019|12:05 pm

Plane-Pixabay

A significant portion of Canadians who make an insurance claim do so from their travel insurance provider, according to a recent survey. Around a quarter of Canadians said their made…

Read More

Categories:

OCR technology is removing paperwork from the insurance industry

By: Luke Jones|May 31, 2019|9:14 am

auto-insurance-freeuse-5.jpg

While the insurance industry is becoming more digital, paperwork is still a daily fact of working for a brokerages or carrier. Artificial intelligence will transform the industry with automation, and…

Read More

Categories:

Cannabis insurance market shows signs of improvement after tough start

By: Luke Jones|May 29, 2019|5:12 pm

marijuana-1.jpg

In October 2018, Canada introduced the legalization of recreational marijuana consumption, storage, and sale through the Cannabis Act. Eight months on from the introduction, there have been numerous challenges, but…

Read More

Categories:

Brokerages without a Google search presence are “invisible” to customers

By: Luke Jones|May 24, 2019|11:27 am

Dollarphotoclub_77294780-43.jpg

Customers now expect insurance at their fingertips and are increasingly heading online to find the best policy at the best price. Finding an insurance provider or broker is now easier…

Read More

Categories:

Report: how 5G technology will impact insurers and collision repair industries

By: Luke Jones|March 21, 2019|4:27 pm

Innovation

5G technology is slowly being embraced and transforming the connectivity capabilities of organizations and consumers. Can superfast mobile internet delivered through 5G have an impact on auto insurance and the…

Read More

Categories:

Adjusters should look outside to bridge age gap

By: Luke Jones|February 26, 2019|1:46 pm

Risk-picserver-reuse-6.jpg

We often report on the age gap facing the insurance industry, where a spate of retirements will happen in the next five years. This is especially true for independent adjusters,…

Read More

Categories:

Is the current hard market different for Brokers?

By: Luke Jones|July 22, 2019|12:55 pm

Dollarphotoclub_75259446-12.jpg

Insurance companies and brokers in Canada are now operating in a hard market. An array of issues face the industry, but the truth is hard markets have happened before, what…

Read More

Categories:

Hailstorms in Alberta are causing an insurance headache

By: Luke Jones|July 22, 2019|12:18 pm

Hail

Hailstorm events are becoming more frequent in Alberta, according to new data presented by AMA Insurance. Through 2019, the province is expected to face 40 storms during the summer, a…

Read More

Categories:

CEO dismissal highlights low growth in Canada’s cannabis industry

By: Luke Jones|July 11, 2019|8:38 am

marijuana-1.jpg

Weeks after Canadian marijuana company, Canopy Growth Corp., fired founder Bruce Linton as its chief executive officer, the reasons why are slowly emerging. While the cause of Linton’s removal from…

Read More

Categories:

Insurance wants open ecosystems but lack ability to deliver

By: Luke Jones|June 20, 2019|7:28 pm

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

While insurance companies are welcoming the idea of creating inter-organization ecosystems to stimulate growth in an era of technological disruption, their ability to do so is limited. A new study…

Read More

Categories:

Medical reasons result in the most travel insurance claims

By: Luke Jones|June 20, 2019|12:05 pm

Plane-Pixabay

A significant portion of Canadians who make an insurance claim do so from their travel insurance provider, according to a recent survey. Around a quarter of Canadians said their made…

Read More

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OCR technology is removing paperwork from the insurance industry

By: Luke Jones|May 31, 2019|9:14 am

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While the insurance industry is becoming more digital, paperwork is still a daily fact of working for a brokerages or carrier. Artificial intelligence will transform the industry with automation, and…

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Cannabis insurance market shows signs of improvement after tough start

By: Luke Jones|May 29, 2019|5:12 pm

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In October 2018, Canada introduced the legalization of recreational marijuana consumption, storage, and sale through the Cannabis Act. Eight months on from the introduction, there have been numerous challenges, but…

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Brokerages without a Google search presence are “invisible” to customers

By: Luke Jones|May 24, 2019|11:27 am

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Customers now expect insurance at their fingertips and are increasingly heading online to find the best policy at the best price. Finding an insurance provider or broker is now easier…

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Report: how 5G technology will impact insurers and collision repair industries

By: Luke Jones|March 21, 2019|4:27 pm

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5G technology is slowly being embraced and transforming the connectivity capabilities of organizations and consumers. Can superfast mobile internet delivered through 5G have an impact on auto insurance and the…

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Adjusters should look outside to bridge age gap

By: Luke Jones|February 26, 2019|1:46 pm

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We often report on the age gap facing the insurance industry, where a spate of retirements will happen in the next five years. This is especially true for independent adjusters,…

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