Op-ed

Do you have something to say on a topic that’s important to you and the wider industry? Our op-ed pieces allow industry representatives to share their insights on pertinent topics from a personal perspective. If you’d like to contribute an op-ed piece to ITIJ, we’d love to hear from you.

ITIJ 218, March 2018
Neil Hare-Brown, CEO of STORM|Guidance, highlights the importance of standardised terminology for cyber insurance 
 
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ITIJ 218, March 2018
Jonathan Barrett, Managing Director, Europe at Dataminr, highlights how the aviation industry can better manage its approach to communications when crises inevitably occur
 
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Issue 217 | February 2019

While the banking sector's quest for modernisation was a major early driver behind the growth in enterprise blockchain technology, insurers have not traditionally had such a healthy appetite for change. That is, until now, writes Ryan Rugg, Global Head of Insurance at R3

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ITIJ 216 | January 2019

Ian Hughes, CEO of Consumer Intelligence, looks at the importance of keeping a human connection amidst the rise of tech

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Issue 215 | December 2018

Mark Colonnese, Director of Aquarium Software, offers his expert opinion on digital claims and claims automation in insurance, and how the process is being transformed with the advent of innovative technologies and big data

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Issue 215 | December 2018
Graeme Dean, Head of Insurance at Cover Genius, explains how travel industry players need to find insurance partners at the bleeding edge of customer experience delivery.
 
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ITIJ 214, November 2018
Lee Thorpe, Head of Risk Business Solutions for SAS UK & Ireland, asks if the new International Financial Reporting Standard 17 is as much an opportunity as it is a challenge
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ITIJ 214, November 2018
Mark Hewitt, creator of piCalculator and Managing Director at Verisk, looks at the impact of last year’s discount rate change in the UK.
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ITIJ 214, November 2018
Customers are jumping ship for a new fleet of digital insurers, writes Jon Reay, Founder of Rewrite Digital.
 
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ITIJ 214, November 2018

Greg Mitchell, Chair of Frost Brown Todd’s Insurance Industry Group in the US, opines on what he sees as the uneven landscape of travel assistance services regulation.

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ITIJ 213, October 2018
Sofie Quidenus-Wahlforss, Co-Founder and CEO of Berlin-based startup omni:us, asks how digital innovation can help traditional insurers keep customers first.
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