Products Everywhere If product marketing was to be fully believed a particular brand of cleaning product could make hard work a thing of the past, fizzy drinks would be the key to happiness and ...
Posted by Xchanging on 12.12.2016
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Last week, CSC held its first Digital Minds Think Tank, which gathered an elite group of innovative professionals from broker, carrier and associated organisations within the square mile to share i...
Posted by Xchanging on 12.12.2016
Blog tags: insurance, Insurtech
Q&A with Nikki Wilton, Global Sales & Marketing Director, Technology Services, Xchanging Nikki Wilton, Sales & Marketing Director, Technology Services, Xchanging, a CSC Company, was ...
Posted by Xchanging on 7.12.2016
Blog tags: Insurtech
Earlier this year, we were very pleased to be able to host Professor Gavin Don, founder and CEO of Newsbase Research (NBR) at a seminar in our office.  Professor Don, Visiting Professor of Fin...
Posted by Xchanging on 5.10.2016
Blog tags: insurance
Some commentators have said that technology is threatening the traditional business model of the insurance and reinsurance sector. A report published by the European Insurance and Occupational Pens...
Posted by Xchanging on 28.09.2016
Blog tags: insurance
Back to the future: Why every business journey should start with a destination
It should come as no surprise that we live in a digitised world. Businesses recognise that they must engage their stakeholders through diverse digital channels if they want to survive (and thrive),...
Posted by Xchanging on 22.09.2016
Talent in the London Market
The recent report ‘Talent in the London Market – Unique Advantage’, published by the London Market Group and Deloitte has come along just as I conclude my first year working in th...
Posted by Xchanging on 24.05.2016
Deciding to switch from a legacy system to a modern operating system is always tough. Add in challenging conditions in the insurance market and the ‘how’ and ‘when’ to do...
Posted by Xchanging on 11.05.2016
Blog tags: Technology
Looking ahead: The Xchanging London Market Conference 2016
At the current pace of change in the insurance market, it will be November before we know it. What a year 2016 has been so far. The European Union (EU) referendum has been set; Leonardo(fin...
Posted by Xchanging on 9.05.2016
Blog tags: insurance
Flexibility Provides the Necessary Agility – How Do Insurance Providers Develop an Agile IT Infrastructure?
Insurers have always faced the challenge of taking products and solutions faster to market and doing so at lower cost. The sources of this challenge are not new - changing partner and customer ...
Posted by Xchanging on 21.04.2016
100 Not Out!
“Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success Henry Ford A trusted service provider, an unofficial training ground for its customers and a con...
Posted by Xchanging on 7.03.2016
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Why women leave the workforce – and the main reason is not what you may think.
‘Why do women leave Professional and Financial Services before they reach the most senior positions?’ was the topic of a panel discussion* I recently attended. My fellow panellists and ...
Posted by Xchanging on 25.02.2016
Blog tags: insurance, diversity
Insurers, feeling insecure about Cloud security?
The word Cloud has now become the most over-hyped, misused and misunderstood concept in the current world of technology. It has been hailed as the answer to all problems as well as being the so...
Posted by Xchanging on 10.11.2015
Banking and Finance: From revolution to robo-advice
A couple of weeks ago, at the Xchanging offices, we were pleased to host Iain Anderson, Executive Chairman of Cicero Group, the renowned public affairs consultancy, for a breakfast event jointl...
Posted by Xchanging on 4.11.2015
Bursting the London Market Bubble
According to the World Bank, the UK sits just outside the top five global economies for small and medium-sized enterprises in terms of ease of doing business. The UK’s move up the league ...
Posted by Xchanging on 4.11.2015
Globalisation, modernisation and the changing marketplace
​ The recent talk around ‘Back To The Future Day’ led me to consider whether the London Market is the place we would have dreamt it would be, back in 1985. Certainly, Lloyd’...
Posted by Xchanging on 29.10.2015
Security Strategy 101 – a pragmatic approach for insurance
​ There’s no need for me to dwell on the consequences of a successful cyber attack for your insurance business. Recent national media headlines have been alive with news of operational dis...
Posted by Xchanging on 29.10.2015
Cyber security booms in the boardroom – it’s time to take it to the top
When major financial sector corporates fall victim to cyberattacks, you can’t assume that you’re not immune. How safe is your network? Perhaps you think that’s a question f...
Posted by Xchanging on 28.10.2015
The great analytics shake-up
A new wave of analytics technology is emerging as an industry disruptor and having a profound effect on the way businesses are managing and responding to the rise of big data. The job of han...
Posted by Xchanging on 27.10.2015
Is Uber ranking above the competition or can black cabs hail it back?
Originating in 1654, London’s ‘black cabs’ were originally horse-drawn carriages, later modernising to become the iconic black cabs of today, synonymous with red buses, red te...
Posted by Xchanging on 20.10.2015
Blog tags: insurance
Can Digital India create a ‘technology super highway’ for improved education delivery?
Digital India’s vision to expand data connectivity in order to transform education can serve as a powerful lesson to other emerging markets. So how can technology help support this goal? ...
Posted by Xchanging on 13.10.2015
September's Social Sweep
Welcome to this month’s Social Sweep! We’re going to be looking back at all the best news and events from the top articles and blogs across Procurement, Technology and Insurance. ...
Posted by Xchanging on 1.10.2015
August’s Social Sweep
Welcome to this month’s Social Sweep! We’re going to be looking back at all the best news and events from the top articles and blogs across Procurement, Technology and Insurance. ...
Posted by Xchanging on 16.09.2015
On the evening of 10 April 1992 and the day after John Major had just been re-elected as British Prime Minister, a large white lorry attempted to park outside the Lloyd’s building.  It w...
Posted by Xchanging on 2.09.2015
Blog tags: insurance
The art of mixology – crafting the perfect cloud cocktail
A hybrid cloud approach can offer greater flexibility, scale and security, but how do you choose the right combination of technologies? The rise in adoption of cloud technology is rapidly al...
Posted by Xchanging on 2.09.2015
Four Steps to Foster Innovation
​ By Alok Sinha, President -- Global Application & Engineering Services, Xchanging A close friend of mine, Shirish Deodhar, has written multiple books on building innovation-led product c...
Posted by Xchanging on 26.08.2015
Getting to grips with Geo-Political risk
The news is dominated by geopolitical events from around the world - the spread of Ebola, the conflict in Syria, the unrest in Ferguson, ISIS and just about anything that happens in North Korea...
Posted by Xchanging on 13.08.2015
Blog tags: Procurement
July’s Social Sweep
Welcome to our July Social Sweep! We’re going to be looking back at all the best news and events from the top articles and blogs across Procurement, Technology and Insurance. This mont...
Posted by Xchanging on 6.08.2015
Richard explores cloud applications on your network and the implications and the importance of visibility, the potential risks and how to avoid getting caught in the cloud app trap. All power to...
Posted by Xchanging on 7.07.2015
Cyber Security – A real consideration for smart buildings
​ I was pleased to attend Realcomm in San Antonio, TX a couple of weeks ago. Xchanging was a Gold Sponsor of the event, focused on bringing innovation to the Commercial Real Estate industry. One...
Posted by Xchanging on 1.07.2015
June’s Social Sweep
Welcome to our mid-year Social Sweep! We’re going to be looking back on June at all the best news and events from the top articles and blogs across Procurement, Technology and Insurance. ...
Posted by Xchanging on 1.07.2015
The Changing Life of the Teacher
​ In this rapidly changing world, education has not escaped the impact of technology - from laptops to educational apps and online course; technology has changed the face of education today. Now...
Posted by Xchanging on 23.06.2015
Blog tags: Technology, Education
Students at Risk
It is said that a student’s engagement is demonstrated across three dimensions: behavioural, emotional and cognitive, they are engaged when they: participate in all areas of the sch...
Posted by Xchanging on 7.05.2015
April’s Social Sweep
Before we say goodbye to April and hello to May, let’s take a look at all the best articles, blogs and news across Procurement, Technology and Insurance that last month had to offer. T...
Posted by Xchanging on 6.05.2015
Political Risk Seminar: The European-Atlantic Group meets at the Walbrook
​ On Tuesday 14th April 2015 Xchanging’s Political Risk team had the privilege of hosting The European-Atlantic Group (E-AG) in the auditorium of the Walbrook Building.   The E-AG,...
Posted by Xchanging on 29.04.2015
Blog tags: insurance
SMEs, in terms of procurement, are often at a disadvantage when compared to big multinationals. They don’t have the same might necessary to garner mass savings or, when needs must, to set up ...
Posted by Xchanging on 29.04.2015
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