Articles by: Colin Whickman

Blockchain – a distraction we don’t need?

The B3I consortium of insurers continues to invest in blockchain technology and there was a public presentation at the Monte Carlo Rendezvous on Sunday. I didn’t attend, only getting to MC on Monday, but spoke to people who did. The verdict? Not generally impressed. Why? Technology didn’t work, but we…

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Structured and unstructured data capture

SDC has been offered as a solution to reducing the costs of data entry by converting the Market Reform Contract into an ACORD Global Placing Message by use of OCR technology and as such is based on a paper based rendition of the MRC.

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The Impact and Opportunities of AI

Artificial Intelligence (AI) encompasses everything from machine learning to the Internet of Things (IoT). Thanks to these tech advancements, AI systems are now able to perform tasks that previously required human intelligence, such as visual and speech processing, decision-making and language translation.

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