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Stephen Mills
Business Development Executive: Business Analytics & Optimization, IBM

Stephen is the business development executive for business analytics & optimization

Whose data is it anyway?

November 13, 2013 | by Stephen Mills, Business Development Executive: Business Analytics & Optimization, IBM
My previous blog posts have been focused on how analytics can help drive telematics to the mass market and help identify who is suitable for a telematics policy. In this blog we take a step back to consider the data privacy and security issues around the data that is generated from devices or apps...

Smart Telematics?

July 19, 2013 | by Stephen Mills, Business Development Executive: Business Analytics & Optimization, IBM
Insurers have relied on black box solutions for Telematics to date. This blog entry will examine the use of SmartPhones as an alternative to the black box and how it may benefit both the Insurer and the Consumer. The cost of entry into the Telematics market for Insurers has been high to date,...

The perfect storm – mainstream adoption of Telematics is coming

June 18, 2013 | by Stephen Mills, Business Development Executive: Business Analytics & Optimization, IBM
In my last blog entry, I discussed how data is at the core of a telematics solution first and foremost to price a customer’s policy based on how they drive. However, data is also an essential aspect for the mainstream adoption of telematics. If Insurers are going to pursue the mass-market in...

Driving Motor Insurance Ahead With Telematics

May 28, 2013 | by Stephen Mills, Business Development Executive: Business Analytics & Optimization, IBM
Motor insurance policies are traditionally priced on forecast risk - using rating factors such as number of miles you might drive, where you live, your age, the engine size and what you will use the car for - customers then pay a premium based on these values - however the introduction of...