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Automated Risk Assessment: potential benefits and risks in the Swedish insurance market
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Technology, Department of Informatics.
2016 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The technological advances made in society has affected many industries, one that is affected is the insurance market. The purpose of this thesis has been to identify potential benefits and risks connected to the automation of the risk assessment process of life insurance on the Swedish insurance market. In order to enhance the understanding and further enabling the identification of the potential benefits and risks the future process, as preferred by the participants, and the current process are discussed. The thesis includes the participants by using participatory design and analyzes the findings in connection to literature within the area of e-business and strategic planning.


The result shows a number of identified benefits of automating the risk assessment process along with potential risk that should be addressed. 

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2016. , 65 p.
Keyword [en]
Swedish insurance market, medical risk assessment, automation, e-business, strategic planning, participatory design, digitalization 
National Category
Information Systems
URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-54641OAI: diva2:948782
Educational program
Master Programme in Information Systems, 120 credits
Available from: 2016-09-05 Created: 2016-07-13 Last updated: 2016-09-05Bibliographically approved

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