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KOKONYA: Why innovation is key to growth of insurance industry - 7 Mar 2018 15:22

Elias Kokonya

Innovation is a powerful tool of staying relevant and moving ahead of the rest in the ever evolving consumer market. It can do the same in insurance even as new and well-funded technology-based start-ups pose a real threat to industry giants. Thanks to the proliferation of smartphones and other software development tools in Africa, we are seeing the emergence of innovative digital platforms that offer users and potential clients better information and transparency. Insurance companies that leverage on some of the technological advances will continue to thrive as the rest play catch up. Technology has unearthed opportunities that are not only exciting to consumers but also convenient as far as adoption and servicing go. A number of insurers in Kenya have apps for clients. In February, Jubilee Insurance launched JubiCare and JubiAgent, the apps that allow self-service using smartphones. Jubilee Insurance #ticker:JUB also integrated Artificial Intelligence into their Facebook Page ...
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