SEMINAR: Improving process and collaboration in Insurance

Thursday, 18 September 2014 - 08:30 a.m to 11:00 a.m.


The Royal Exchange - Private Dining Room

Mezzanine Level, Bank, London



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Fast FWD Challenge Winner: Marketform

Join K2 and Sword for an exclusive breakfast seminar on the new generation of process and collaboration in Insurance. The aim is to explore the current and future challenges, demands and trends in insurance. We are also delighted to welcome industry expert Microsoft and Specialist Lloyd's underwriter, Marketform who will present and share their views and experiences on the day.

The Insurance industry over the last decade has encountered a considerable amount of change and insurance brokers are looking at more efficient processes to compete online and manage the risk to their business.


08:30–09:00 - Registration and Deluxe Breakfast
09:00 – 09:10 - Introduction
Presenter - Terry Coyne, Sword Group
Introduction and Event Overview
09:10–09:30 - Keynote: How does the impact of the "Internet of Things", combined with data insight and analytics change the insurance industry?
Presenter - Bruce McKee, Microsoft

The confluence of technology, often referred to as internet of things and machine learning or big data, will influence the insurance market by giving insight into new sources of data to improve risk management, has the potential to reduce the cost of claims and lower the churn of clients. Bruce McKee will give examples of how Insurance companies are using new sources of information and new platforms and devices to enhance their business.
09:30–10:00 - Customer Case Study: Alfred and the Holy Grail
Presenter - Murray Macdonald, Marketform
Marketform will showcase “Alfred” (their Underwriting Workflow application), highlighting it’s great user experience, innovative features and data visualisation.
10:00–10:30 - How to create a K2 business app (an insight into some of Alfred's  DNA)
Presenters - Andrew Murphy, K2
Andrew will cover what the components of a K2 business app are, highlighting some of the features used by Alfred as well as a quick fire live app build.

10:30–11:00 - Ask the Experts Panel - Q&A

Business Unit Director
- Sword
Financial Services Industry Lead
- Microsoft
Senior .Net Developer
- Marketform
Head of Technical Pre-Sales
- K2