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Thoughts on AASCIF 2018 and... Lumberjacks?

Posted by Phil Alampi on Aug 3, 2018 12:20:07 PM

This was my first year attending the AASCIF Annual Conference and it did not disappoint! Held at the JW Marriott within the Mall of America in beautiful Minneapolis, Minnesota, the conference featured some fantastic industry talent, thought leadership and local sightseeing. DataCubes was a proud sponsor of the event. A brief disclaimer: I was neither able to attend nor write up every session and activity at the event, so this post will not cover all this conference had to offer, however it will give the highlights from my experience there.

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Topics: Inspiration, Business, Underwriting, Insurtech

Think Like Airbnb: Reimagining Customer Experience

Posted by Phil Alampi on Jul 30, 2018 9:57:04 AM

One of the cofounders of Airbnb, Brian Chesky, is famous for his 7 Star Design Principle. His approach starts with defining what a 5 Star customer experience looks like, then continues to push the boundaries, making it better and better, until the realm of possibility is left behind. He draws the line of what is possible at 7 Stars in his business, but his ideas go way beyond that. Take a look at how he defines each level within his part of the hospitality industry.

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Topics: Inspiration, Business, Underwriting, Insurtech

The Difference Between Insurtech and Traditional Software

Posted by Graham Gudmestad on Jul 26, 2018 1:16:38 PM

In recent years, I’ve seen multiple insurance software implementations, mainly core systems for policy, claims and billing administration. During this time, I’ve noticed a pattern of characteristics for nearly every implementation, mainly:

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Topics: Business, Underwriting, Insurtech

Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

Posted by Ameer Allaudeen on Jul 13, 2018 3:15:59 PM

This week I made a huge leap – from the world of relatively stable investment fund employment to becoming an early employee at DataCubes. I went from having a fairly predictable future and well-defined structure to the open greenfields of a startup (hopefully).

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Topics: Inspiration, Business, Insurtech

Lessons from the Heart

Posted by Kuldeep Malik on Jul 10, 2018 2:07:00 PM

I come from India. My father was a farmer and our day typically started early. My mother was a homemaker raising six kids in a challenging environment and on a variable income. My whole life, I’ve believed in working hard and investing yourself in your occupation.

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Topics: Inspiration, Business