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The fourth episode of the second series of Claims Apprentice, in association with Insurance Post, launched today and is now available below.
In the first episode of the second series of Claims Apprentice, in association with Insurance Post, we meet the six candidates who will be vying to be crowned Claims Apprentice 2020 and find out a little bit more about them, their aspirations for the competition and the team names they decide on.
Our strategy of helping clients use lawyers less has taken a huge leap forward with the launch of Kennedys IQ, a separate technology driven company whose purpose is to be “Kennedys, without the lawyers”. Combining human and machine intelligence, Kennedys IQ has been set up to focus on product development targeted at the needs of clients, rather than our internal operating efficiency, and recognises that the future of legal services is not just about legal advice.
We are pleased to confirm the launch of Portal Manager, the latest product in our award-winning innovative product suite aimed at helping clients use lawyers less. Portal Manager, an easy-to-use dashboard, generates real-time information on the number of claims an insurer has in the Ministry of Justice Claims Portal at any one time.
Kennedys launches second Ideas Lab as its drive for technological and intellectual innovation continues
We are thrilled to have officially launched the second instalment of our Ideas Lab as part of our drive to be at the forefront of technological and intellectual innovation. The Ideas Lab, which launched in July 2017, is the brainchild of Partner, Richard West, Head of R&D, Karim Derrick and Innovation Manager, Tom Gummer.
Innovation expansion continues apace for Kennedys as it takes ‘virtual lawyer’ platform to Latin America
Following significant client interest, we have taken our award-winning virtual lawyer platform, KLAiM, to Latin America.
We are pleased to announce that we are partnering with University College London (UCL) to develop an emerging risk analytical tool for insurers, after securing funding from the Innovate UK Knowledge Transfer Partnership.
As we move through the world, we leave in our wake a rapidly growing sea of data, tracking our every move, our every click, our every transaction, our driving, our preferences, our health, our desires. And as this store of data has grown, so algorithms to process this data have become widespread. Karim Derick explores the various ways that algorithms impact our lives.
Artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, big data and machine learning are terms that have quickly become part of the lexicon used to describe contemporary approaches to machine-enabled decision making. While these approaches have begun to have an impact on many business processes, they continue to stop well short of the more extreme claims that have been made of AI.
Verity Ross, motor claims handler for Zurich, was recently crowned winner of Claims Apprentice 2019 by Senior Partner Nick Thomas. In the below Q&A, Insurance Post and Nick caught up with Verity to discuss how she met the challenge, what the experience has taught her now and moving forward in her career.