Crisis creates cooperation for survival!

The Strategic Partnership News from the year’s big car show in Geneva makes us wonder whether the insurance industry can start thinking along the same lines. Who would have thought a few years ago that American GM with its European brand Opel-Vauxhall would approach French PSA Peugeot Citroën? Or that Daimler would increase its cooperation […]

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The number of healthcare insurances is growing

The Nordic Accident & Health insurance market The market for healthcare insurances is expanding. It is primarily employers who are taking bigger responsibility for their employees. Now we see that many associations also want to strengthen their relations with members by offering insurances. But the need of a risk assessment basis from health declarations creates […]

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The Nordic market in 2011 – by company

The Nordic Long Term Savings Market Ever since we began following the competition-exposed Nordic market, premiums have continuously increased. From 219 MSEK 2003 to 382 MSEK 2011  the increase is almost 75 per cent. Endowment insurance accounts for a large part of the increase in Sweden. Nordnet and Avanza have together brought in MSEK 119,500 since endowment […]

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Agile development at Itello – what it means for our customers?

The Strategic Partnership Last week Computer Sweden wrote about agile development and how Itello makes use of scrum. Dmitry Palagi and Jacob Funck, Developer and Director of Development at Itello respectively explained in the article about the advantages and disadvantages of this approach. And they emphasised that it is the people who make it work not the method itself. But what […]

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The changes are getting faster and faster – new shift in technology creates new opportunities

The Nordic Long Term Savings Market It is clearly seen in a report this month that the changes are getting faster and faster. Within long-term savings it was a big challenge to get the batch-orientating system to answer questions from customers who received answers directly via computers or internet portals. Insurance companies and banks are challenged […]

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The actors believe in concentration of the value chain in the field of Accident & Health insurance

The Nordic Accident & Health insurance market The Swedish insurance market is looking for new possibilities for income – back to the roots – to share the risk between insurers within the area of accident & health insurance.  The interest in Swedish for accident & health  insurance products among producers as well as distributors has […]

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New research on long-term company collaboration

The Strategic Partnership In our 10/11 Annual Report, we describe the benefits of long-term partnerships. Camilla Larsson, Head of Business and Operations Support at AMF spoke about the cooperation with Itello from their own and their customers’ point of view. When starting to cooperate, the conditions for working in the long term should be created. Like marriage. […]

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