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Tony Boobier
European Industry Leader - Insurance, IBM

Tony is the IBM European Industry Leader for Insurance

Analytics in Context – How Insurers Can Thrive on Chaos

May 22, 2013 | by Tony Boobier, European Industry Leader - Insurance, IBM
When was the last time that you looked at one thing? Just one thing, nothing else? We seldom look at just one thing, but rather look at ‘a thing’ in terms of its relationship with ourselves and with everything around us and it. Even in looking at a photograph, don’t we also think of the photograph...

Creating New Big Data in the Information Age

May 10, 2013 | by Tony Boobier, European Industry Leader - Insurance, IBM
Visitors to the London-based Chartered Institute of Insurance are able to visit the small museum, which includes policy documents and ‘contracts of insurance’ going back 300 hundred years, These documents are, in numbers of years, as far away from Gutenberg’s printing press of 1439 as we are today...

Analytics – the “new trick” for moving the insurance industry forward

May 3, 2013 | by Tony Boobier, European Industry Leader - Insurance, IBM
Almost my whole working life has been spent in the insurance industry, and in the early days, we thought we were being ‘cutting edge’ when using fax and telex. Now, after 30 years, the insurance sector is sitting in the centre of a new industrial revolution called ‘analytics’.  The insurance...