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Insurers find blockchain a tough nut to crack

There’s no shortage of buzz around blockchain technology in insurance. Yet most insurance carriers are scratching their head at how to properly leverage the distributed-ledger technology, says Aite Group’s Research Director Gwenn Bézard.

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Insurers Look More Like Google Every Day

Not too long ago, the vision of a digital insurance company was one that extended services and offerings over web-based channels that offered 24/7 customer service to augment and add some intelligence to existing product sets.

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6 Insurance Blockchain Applications to Check Out

Investments in blockchain-related start-ups across industries have grown to more than $800 million , according to McKinsey – and the insurance industry is taking note. In the consultancy’s “Blockchain in insurance – opportunity or threat?” study released this week, McKinsey takes a look at several blockchain use cases, and identifies some of the companies leading the way in bringing this technology to insurance.

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