Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Digital Insurance, 2016

Published: 22 June 2016

ID: G00290101

Analyst(s): Laurie Shotton


Digitalization is radically transforming the insurance industry, enabling new products, services and business models. This transformation will take many years to complete, forcing life and P&C insurance CIOs to start now and actively embrace new technologies and support business strategies.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Microservices
    • Smart Machines
    • Software-Defined Architecture
    • Digital Data Services
    • Blockchain
    • Design Thinking
    • Commercial UAVs (Drones)
    • IoT Platforms
    • Pricing Analytics
    • Video Chat
    • Multichannel Sales Platforms
    • Data Science
    • Loyalty Marketing
    • Augmented Reality Applications
    • Gamification
    • Virtual Assistants
    • Quantified Self
    • Customer Experience Management
    • Peer-to-Peer Insurance Business Models
  • At the Peak
    • Case Management Solutions
    • Crowdsourcing
    • Internet of Things
    • Analytical In-Memory DBMS
    • Bimodal IT
    • Big Data
    • Digital Marketing
    • Digitalization
    • Wearables
    • Advanced Analytics Solutions
    • Responsive Design
    • Master Data Management
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Agent Collaboration Tools
    • Customer Communications Management Solutions
    • Mashups
    • Telematics
    • Location Intelligence
    • Social Media
    • Cloud Computing
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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