Big Data

Accelerated Underwriting Opportunities - New data sources, technology improve process
Opportunities for point of sale underwriting are increasing as new data sources become available and processing techniques…
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Trends in medical data recording and their potential impact on insurance and reinsurance
More and more individuals use – be it on purpose or unknowingly – devices that track medical…
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New Ways to Estimate Insured Population Mortality
The use of big data and advanced analytics is beginning to transform our industry. Life insurers who…
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The Quest for Quality Data
The life insurance industry continues to receive demands for improving the quality of its data. Increased disclosure…
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The potential of digital technologies to narrow insurance protection gaps is not only a result of rapid…
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The smart phone checking your blood pressure, your car’s navigation system, your web navigation – just three…
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Ramping faster than even smartphones and tablets. Persistent identity is the “killer” feature that will ignite a…
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The insurance industry has entered into the enlightened and strategic age of analytics. Nothing illustrates that more…
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This document addresses the key trust challenges facing the personal data economy, and offers a set of…
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Big Data and the potential uses of this information have been receiving a significant amount of attention.…
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Meta-offer a rigorous and transparent systematic framework for data synthesis that can be used for a wide…
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We use the case of the macroeconomic impact of natural disasters to analyse strengths and weaknesses of…
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The big-data revolution is in its early-days, and most of the potential for value creation is still…
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Origins of the now-ubiquitous term ”Big Data," in industry and academics, in computer science and statistics/econometrics. Credit…
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A reinsurer's internal database can be a valuable source of data that has the potential of providing…
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The ability to effectively harvest and harness data across the enterprise is quickly emerging as a competitive…
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Linking environmental, socioeconomic and health datasets provides new insights into the potential associations between climate change and…
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Distance-based methods for measuring spatial concentration such as the Duranton-Overman index undergo an increasing popularity in the…
The insurance industry has been struggling to get a good handle on its data for decades, both…
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Tags and keywords, freely chosen by users for annotating resources, offer a new way for organizing and…
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Nowadays companies are starting to realize the importance of using more data in order to support decision…
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This paper is an extension to the "Distributed Parallel Architecture for Storing and Pro-cessing Large Datasets" paper…
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This working paper reviews a number of the challenges and opportunities confronting analysts interested in measuring the…
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Big Data combines information from diverse sources to create knowledge, make better predictions and tailor services. This…
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This paper highlights some of the opportunities presented by the rise of the so-called “Internet of Things”…
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The consumer “Internet of Things” is suddenly reality, not science fiction. Electronic sensors are now ubiquitous in…
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"Enormous amounts of data are generated daily by smartphones, sensors, video cameras, monitors, and other connected devices,…
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"The OECD Directorate for Science, Technology and Industry (STI) undertakes a wide range of activities to better…
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