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Age, attitudes and the economy: a look at the factors…

When assessing affordability, the more you know about an individual’s financial situation and behaviours the better. But to understand how their affordability might change over time, and how you...

Blog - Jan 2019
Data + science = value, true value

When it comes to analytics, data science is front and centre of how a revolution is happening. The financial services, banking and insurance sectors all capture lots of data points and typically...

Blog - Aug 2018
Open data can now be categorised to bring value that…

“To extract value from open data, you need to categorise it. When you do, the results are...

Blog - Jul 2018
With your kettle now generating data, when is enough, enough?

As the Internet of Things (IoT) develops, connected products and services will create digital data. This data can show how, when, and where consumers use their products – with their consent. This...

Blog - Jun 2017
New data. What is it and where does it come…

Data sits at the heart of the digital revolution. The huge volume of digital data being generated by organisations and individuals has played a pivotal role in the growth in the amount of data as a...

Blog - May 2017
Big data is… big

Big Data is now a buzz word for financial services. But, put in laymen terms it simply means businesses are faced with a mass of data that is so big, it is creating confusion and a clear strategy is...

Blog - Mar 2017
Driverless cars will reshape motor insurance – and this is…

Driverless cars will become a reality in the near future. The change will be global and of seismic proportions - and one of the most significant knock-on effects will be how insurers adapt to the...

Blog - Nov 2016
Driverless cars and limited ownership: the future of a digitised…

A generation ago driverless cars were the stuff of science fiction, but in a relatively short period of time people have grown used to the idea and begun to see them as part of the near...

Blog - Sep 2016