A career in insurance?!? – Isn’t AI going to take my job?!?

This article originally published on InsNerds.com. Note from Tony: For years I have tried to find balance between the insurance talent crisis and the Coming Robopocalypse of Knowledge Jobs, Brian answers the question brilliantly! Robots in factories, autonomous vehicles (AV) on the road, artificial intelligence in insurance – jobs that once helped build the middle class … Read more

Profiles in Risk – E6: Is Insurance Gambling?

SUBSCRIBE AT: Buzzsprout RSS: https://goo.gl/5K4X3Q Google Play: https://goo.gl/WMAvW4 iTunes: https://goo.gl/7SqwvP Overcast: https://goo.gl/8b4cbD Stitcher: https://goo.gl/DmE7Mi YouTube: https://goo.gl/1Turar The nerds discuss the history of insurance and whether it is gambling. Show Notes: Gambling Article: http://www.bbc.com/news/business-38905963 Lemonade 80% article: https://www.lemonade.com/blog/saving-80-90-seconds/ Hurricane Andrew – Nature’s Casino Michael Lewis:  http://www.nytimes.com/2007/08/26/magazine/26neworleans-t.html IoT Article. FM Global – Basically an engineering firm that sells insurance: http://www.fmglobal.com/ Tim Harford … Read more

How To Assess The Impact of New Insuretech Companies Using A Simple Model

“The paradox of teaching entrepreneurship is that such a formula necessarily cannot exist; because every innovation is new and unique, no authority can prescribe in concrete terms how to be innovative.” ― Peter Thiel, Zero to One   Whether we’re talking about  telematics, Artificial Intelligence (AI), digital distribution or peer-to-peer, investing in insurance related technology … Read more