Ideas Come Alive
Ideas Come Alive

The Global Digital Factory has tasted its first success with pilots in Austria, Spain and Belgium. A look at how customer journeys have changed there...

Where Customer is King
Where Customer is King

The Global Digital Factory is a collaborative production hub where ideas and attitudes come together to bring the Allianz customer experience into the digital age, and beyond.

AI to Define a New Age of Customer-Centricity
AI to Define a New Age of Customer-Centricity

“Who takes over the liability of an AI driven car when there’s an accident”?

“Who is responsible for a misdiagnosis when the family doctor becomes the family AI agent?”

These are just some of the issues that Allianz’s Chief Digital Officer, Solmaz Altin discussed at the Digital Life Design (DLD) Conference this past January, along with Werner Vogels from Amazon and Nikolay Kolev from Deloitte Digital. 

Customer journeys, start-ups and new business models
Customer journeys, start-ups and new business models

Solmaz Altın is the first Chief Digital Officer of Allianz SE. Since January 1, 2016, he is heading the new unit Digital Transformation, to foster the digitalization of Allianz Group, and reporting to Christof Mascher, Member of the Board of Management of Allianz SE.

Investing in our future means thinking about the long term
Investing in our future means thinking about the long term

Christiana Figueres the Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) discusses the aims of COP21 and how significant the risks of climate change are for investors and the wider global economy.

Climate risk insurance: how to protect 400 million people?

The 2015 G7 summit set a goal of providing climate risk insurance to 400 million of the world's most vulnerable people by 2020. We talked to a few experts to find out why this coverage is important, and how to achieve the G7's target.

How a 3D printer saved my stove

When he couldn’t get a replacement part for his cooker, Open Knowledge correspondent James Tulloch turned to 3D printing. 

Micro-sleep: the shortest danger on the road

To learn more about the dangers of drowsy driving, we talked to two pretty alert sleep experts.

History of Risk, Part 1: The Principles of Risk

In the first of a series on the history of risk, we explore the surprising origins of insurance and risk assessment.