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Insurance Megavendors Shift Focus to Digital Platforms

Published: 27 January 2017

ID: G00317901

Analyst(s): Kimberly Harris-Ferrante


As the needs of insurance buyers change, megavendors are enhancing their digital platforms to support ecosystems, customer experience, analytics and IoT requirements among P&C and life insurers. CIOs should understand how these vendors can support their IT needs and competitive advantage.

Table Of Contents


  • Digitalization Is the Top Initiative Among P&C and Life Insurers
  • The Digital Platform Is a Key Requirement for Insurance
  • Megavendors Focus on Digital Platforms, Not Core Systems
  • Megavendors Start Building Out Digital Platforms
    • Preparing for the Industrywide IoT Adoption
    • Strengthening Data and Analytics Capabilities
    • Supporting Emerging Infrastructure Requirements
  • Megavendors as Digital Platform Providers

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