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How Alexa is Helping Us Insure Our Future

How Alexa is Helping Us Insure Our Future

Amazon’s Alexa intelligent personal assistant is beginning to make waves with voice activated technology via a variety of devices. Its many talents include …

Insurance will need ‘streamlining’ for GDPR

Insurance will need ‘streamlining’ for GDPR

The insurance industry will need to streamline its processes to face the challenge of GDPR when it comes into effect in May. Neil Wilks, Head of Technology at Auger said GDPR allows for collective enforcement of individuals rights, but is less beneficial for insurers. He went on: “The new GDPR provides a potential avenue for [...]

What Driverless Cars Could Do to Insurance Cash Flow

What Driverless Cars Could Do to Insurance Cash Flow

The Department for Food and Environmental Affairs DEFRA believes traffic emissions constitute the greatest threat to fresh air. Moreover, their carbon monoxide, oxides of nitrogen, volatile organic compounds, and airborne particles can spread across long distances and affect people far away.

Could Driverless Cars Change All Aspects of Engineering

Could Driverless Cars Change All Aspects of Engineering

Automotive vehicles changed our lives in ways hard to imagine nowadays. If they were still living, our grandparents, and great grandparents would remember huge cars on wooden artillery wheels chewing up dirt roads at the beginning of the 20th Century. To them, they were a wonderful if somewhat unreliable invention.

Auger launches training academy for engineers

Auger launches training academy for engineers

Engineers at market-leading drainage and water supply specialist Auger are seeing the benefits from a newly-launched training ‘academy.’ The Auger Academy is a specialist internal apprenticeship scheme aimed at supporting and developing the company’s external engineering team, and will help new staff and assistant engineers as they go through the training required to become lead [...]

How Water Pipe Insulation Works

How Water Pipe Insulation Works

Pipe insulation, also known as lagging plays an important role in preserving heat so electricity bills are lower. Lagging also reduces the possibility of water pipes freezing by insulating them from winter cold. We discuss these and other benefits in detail before exploring the various types of insulating materials. We close with a short discussion [...]

How can Insurers Improve their NPS?

How can Insurers Improve their NPS?

The Net Promoter Score (NPS) has long been a global benchmark for customer feedback. It lets us know how happy customers are with our businesses through a scoring system that simply reflects how likely they are to recommend the company to others. This can then be used to compare business across multiple sectors. Ignoring the [...]