Four trends that could rock insurance in 2020

Heather turner | January 16, 2020

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In this day and age, companies have to look beyond their immediate adversaries to strategize for long-term resilience and prosperity. For insurers, in particular, overcoming the “synthesis challenge” of successfully integrating technology, talent, and business models into change-resistant legacy environments will set apart industry trailblazers in the years to come. That’s according to Deloitte’s recent “2020 Insurance Outlook” report, which questions how much longer the insurance industry will continue to grow and maintain profitability amidst a turbulent global economy.

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Founded in 1997, Homesite insurance was the first company to enable customers to purchase insurance directly online, during a single visit. Since then, we’ve continued to innovate at the pace of our customers and their changing expectations. One thing that’s stayed the same since our founding: our commitment to our customers and partners.

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