Thursday, January 7, 2016

#SwissRe - #IBM #Hackathon event for reinsurance industry

World’s second-largest reinsurer Swiss Re, in partnership with IBM to host India’s first innovation hackathon event exclusively for the reinsurance industry. The two day event, scheduled on 30 - 31 January, 2016 at Workbench Projects, Bangalore, aims to provide participants with an opportunity to develop user-based apps, utilizing data science, and harnessing cognitive technology from IBM Bluemix suite to address the growing needs of the insurance industry.

Themed "My Personal Risk Advisor", the purpose of the challenge is to enable individuals or small business owners to assess their total risk profile and learn about various product offerings. The hackathon is open to students and developer community – all those who aspire to design technology and aims to encourage developers to create innovative applications that can be integrated with digital solutions.