Blog

Can Smart Devices Outwit Insurance Risks

Can Smart Devices Outwit Insurance Risks

Finding ways to protect against financial risk goes back over 3.5 thousand years. The Babylonian Code of Hammurabi circa BC 1750 records how merchants borrowed money to pay for their stock, whereby lenders were at risk if their security, their ships sank.

GDPR Players on the Client’s Stage

GDPR Players on the Client’s Stage

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR has the full force of law from 25 May 2018, no matter what Brexit may hold in store. In a few choice syllables, it affirms that personal information belongs to individuals, and they have complete control over what happens to it.

Mechanising Insurance Claim Adjudication – Is This Possible?

Mechanising Insurance Claim Adjudication – Is This Possible?

We have been mechanising tasks since the industrial revolution, which created opportunities for the people it replaced. The internet has been alive with news of robots taking away our jobs too. Business Insider thinks low-wage-low-tech jobs are most likely to feel the crunch.

Viareggio New Way for Regal Sailing

Viareggio New Way for Regal Sailing

The name of the town of Viareggio in northern Tuscany translates loosely to ‘the way of the king.’ During the 16th Century, it was the only gate to the sea for the Republic of Lucca. It must have seen some grand royal ships coming and going in those days.

Saxon Way to Save Relationships

Saxon Way to Save Relationships

Biertan in Transylvania, Romania shelters in a peaceful valley around an ancient fortified church. This was once the see of the Saxon Lutheran Church from 1572 to 1867, and hence the home base of the bishop. Other nearby towns resented its thriving market place, and so the church doubled as a fortress.