Last week, we looked at a retrospective of the insurance landscape in 2018; this week, we turn to the future. What's in the cards for insurance, technology, the workplace and more in 2019? We've rounded up the predictions from various industry experts.
We've gathered roundups of news and events that shaped the past year. Our topics related to insurance, technology, employment issues, social media and more.
2018 has been a healthy year for property-casualty insurers and 2019 is shaping up to be a banner year, but "longer term challenges like the potential for economic slowdown and ongoing disputes over tariffs and trade rules may cast a shadow on the insurance market outlook." That's according to Deloitte's 2019 Insurance Industry Outlook, which you can view online or download a PDF copy. In addition, Sam Friedman offers his Insights on the Insurance Outlook in the Deloitte blog.
All the talk about Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) might seem light years away from the day-to-day business of running your insurance agency, but the future is upon us. Agency Checklists reports on two related insurance initiatives that are hitting consumer and business markets now.
In early 2016, when online behemoth Google shuttered their insurance venture Google Compare after only a year in business, many within our industry breathed a sigh of relief. But large national players see a potential for disruption, and this time, the target may be the homeowners insurance market rather than the auto market.