Industry Insights: Big Data, the IoT and Insurance

Last night we looked at how the internet of things (IOT) and big data are changing insurance from an obligatory purchase that consumers resent into a concierge service to help people manage their lives Adam Jones, from Altus Consulting gave us a quick run through the history of the insurance, from Lloyds coffee shop in 16th Century London to the gigantic, global  industry we see today. Up … Continue reading Industry Insights: Big Data, the IoT and Insurance

Industry Insights: Evolution of Financial Services

Last night we welcomed Bruno Duarte, a portfolio manager at Copper Street Capital Copper Street Capital are a new hedge fund based in Maidenhead. They invest exclusively in financial services, and have a portfolio of both listed companies and private companies. Bruno is also an alumni of the ICMA Centre and studied ISIB, one of our most popular courses. He walked us through how regulations … Continue reading Industry Insights: Evolution of Financial Services

Industry Insights: Open Data & the Future of Banking

We held the first Industry Insights talk of this term on Wednesday last night; “Open Data and the Future of Banking” with Louise Beaumont, the co-chair of the Open Bank Working Group. Louise had some fantastic and thought provoking content for us all: new regulations with boring names like PSD2 will have far-reaching and exciting implications for banking, leading to dramatic changes in how customers … Continue reading Industry Insights: Open Data & the Future of Banking