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A Digital Ecosystem Is Essential To The Future Of Reinsurance

We at Supercede are delighted to present this, the second in a series of white papers exploring the future of reinsurance. Building on the findings published in our April 2021 paper ‘Reinsurance reimagined’, this latest piece deep-dives into the topic of the reinsurance ecosystem.

An Insurtech Identity Crisis

Some thoughts on what re/insurers and tech companies can learn from each other...

How Supercede can solve the data challenges in reinsurance

I share some views on why I joined Supercede and our views on the sector more widely.

Baden-demic: unmask your reinsurance relationships

Face-to-face? Not quite, but the Supercede team looks forward to seeing you ‘mask-to-mask’ in Baden-Baden next month. Have a read about what to expect, along with how reinsurance tech can help you get the most out of your conference season.

Why We Don't Do Daily Stand-Ups at Supercede

Daily stand-ups are a toxic workplace ritual designed to demoralise engineers and perpetuate micromanagement. Stop doing them.

Innovation leadership, recovered.

It's time for the reinsurance industry to leverage modern ecosystems to become a technology leader once again.

Reinsurance, Under Cover

When the old normal was normal, the Lloyd’s Library played host to a number of excellent speakers from around the industry. One of its most memorable guests, though, was anoutsider-turned-insider: Paula Jarzabkowski, Professor of Strategic Management at City’s Business School, here in London.

Do All Roads Lead to Reinsurance?

Why, in our industry, do our highly intelligent colleagues spend so much time unzipping, copying and pasting data from one spreadsheet into another? It's astonishing when you stop and think about it. And it made us ask, why?

Solving the Industry's Biggest Challenge

Reinsurance submissions can be complex and time-consuming, right? Surely, there's a better way. At Supercede, we've been speaking to reinsurance experts globally to understand their data challenges and explore how a standardised data platform can best support the market’s future needs.

Leaner, Meaner Reinsurance Broking

Willis Re looks set to be cast aside as part of the Aon mega-merger, likely divorcing it from any retail leverage and possibly, existing technology assets. A bleak picture, but could offloading its legacy accelerate the firm’s transition towards a leaner reinsurance broker model?

Lloyd's Needs a Phoenix Moment

The efforts of Lloyd's to modernise over the past decade have reached a turning point. With tough results beckoning for a long-closed underwriting room, now could be a unique window of opportunity for digital to take hold.

Riskbook Is Evolving, and so Is Our Brand

We've also spent countless hours talking to reinsurance practitioners from around the world; developing a deeper understanding of the pain points they face in their day-to-day lives. It is these insights that guide our product and our business.

Reinsurance Broking in the Garden

The emergence of star players at challenger brokers is a key theme for 2021, as I highlighted at InsTech London’s recent predictions podcast. But with the clock ticking to show results, and the human impact likely muted by the ongoing pandemic, it will fall to challenger brokers’ technology propositions to fill the gap.

Reinsurance Packaging Excess

The emergence of star players at challenger brokers is a key theme for 2021, as I highlighted at InsTech London’s recent predictions podcast. But with the clock ticking to show results, and the human impact likely muted by the ongoing pandemic, it will fall to challenger brokers’ technology propositions to fill the gap.

Reinsurance Homework?

It’s the first week of September, and for me, as I’m sure is the case with many others, those first few digits of the month are still hard coded into my brain as the return to school. Needless to say, conditions for the ‘class of 2020’ are without precedent, in recent or even distant memory.