Craig Beattie

Craig Beattie

Analyst

Craig Beattie is a senior analyst†with Celentís Insurance practice, and based in the firm's†London office. He brings extensive experience in the use of enterprise architecture and applications architecture practices in the insurance industry, working with and within insurers.

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The holidays are a great to reflect and review how things have gone. Let's look at Celentís predictions from 2012.
With Volvoís announcement that they would accept all liability for the car in autonomous mode we see the first of three steps towards the end of auto insurance.
Experiment, but be careful of expensive, enterprise installations that are hard to extract later, and understand these types of projects can be more transient than other enterprise software.
We now are seeing a resurgence of AI, a blending of machine learning, predictive modelling and cognitive computing along with self driving cars, which raises some rare and interesting opportunities.
Machine learning and artificial intelligence libraries are now getting robust enough to contribute meaningfully smart or learning bots into the mix that can do a bit more than rote button pressing and reading screens.
The Internet of Things has itís teething problems.
Might HoloLens succeed where Google Glass didnít?
There is a role for both types of CIO, each organization has different priorities whether theyíre an insurer, intermediary, vendor, start-up, etc.
The bug is believed to affect security of more than 50 percent of the Internet.
The year 2014 is expected to be something of a tipping point for established and new technologies to take hold in the insurance industry.
There were discussions on the subjects of automating for the sake of automation and delivering smaller projects, as well as a sense of optimism surrounding modernization efforts.
When insurers buy a new core system, they're not just buying the technology, they're buying an underlying model for how an insurer should operate.

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