The digital Panopticon and the new power of data


Insurance expert, Duncan Minty explains how brokers can use analysis tools to gain greater insight and considers some of the regulatory impacts for brokers.

The insurance sector relies on data for doing business. The more data that's available, the more confident is the underwriting and broking that takes place.

Yet there's a balance to be struck, between what firms would like to know and the ease and cost of finding it out.

And now the ground upon which that balance has historically rested is shifting.

There's the recent removal of utmost good faith and the huge growth in digital datasets containing all sorts of information about us. This growth in

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