Monthly Archives: January 2018

What´s coming next in Digital Distribution for Industrial Insurance?

It never was more exciting than today to work for Industrial Insurers and Brokers. There is openness towards change, doing things better or at least different, e.g. exploring new grounds. Let's watch out for what could come next in Industrial Insurance.

When the Customer Doesn’t Fit the Grid

From Underwriter to IT Service Provider - Alexander Stolte’s digitization column I first made the acquaintance of the downsides of digitization when I moved to...

One-off Projects Are Not Enough!

A one-off project approach to developing digital business applications is no longer in keeping with the times. Digital business applications need to be constantly adapted to new requirements. They must enable different business ideas to be trialed and competitors’ good ideas to be adopted swiftly.

G1 Garbage Collector is mature in Java 9, finally

The G1 garbage collector is the default collector in Java 9. So it is time to reevaluate its performance which in 2013 I had...

Local Marketplaces: How Geographical Proximity Generates Added Value

Local online marketplaces have long ceased to be uncommon in Germany. From Wuppertal and Mönchengladbach to Göppingen, customers in many German cities can already...

From Experience-based Decisions to Explicit Rules

From Underwriter to IT Service Provider - Alexander Stolte’s digitization column One of the most exciting aspects of digitization in the SME segment of industrial...