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Insurtech to transform commercial insurance products


Insurtech is helping commercial insurers better analyse and reduce risk, lowering the premium but adding service fees while transforming the insurance offering in the segment. To continue reading, you need a subscription to Intelligent Insurer. If you have already subscribed please login. If you have any technical issues please contact support. Insuring the gig economy - who is up for it?

Sr. Digital Product Manager - Commercial Bank - IoT BigData Jobs


West Creek 5 (12075), United States of America, Richmond, Virginia Sr. Digital Product Manager – Commercial Bank Capital One is the only founder-led Top 10 bank in the US. We have a mission to Change Banking for Good and we are transforming how people interact with their money. We offer industry-leading credit cards, checking accounts, savings accounts, brokerage accounts, car loans, home loans, and other financial products that are central to the way that more than 65 million people live every day. Our Product Managers play a critical role in achieving our mission. They lead teams of designers, engineers, data scientists and analysts to define product strategy and develop, launch, and enhance products and services that drive our business forward. We are selectively recruiting for a product manager to focus on the reinvention of how commercial clients interact with their bank in digital channels to position Capital One for growth. General Responsibilities:As a product leader you will: Relentlessly push to understand customer needs and ensures customer is considered in prioritization and trade-off discussions Set product vision and lead road mapping, goal setting, story writing, project execution, A/B testing, and product roll-out strategy Identify unmet needs and disruption opportunities and guide interdisciplinary teams to deliver innovative products to market. Test and iterate in small-scale pilots to validate concepts, refine them to achieve product-market fit, and then scale to drive vertical and horizontal economics Define learning agenda and key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure success/failure Regularly and systematically use data to uncover opportunities, track product performance, and drive decision making Leads a team through rigorous process of test and learn with focus on identifying and developing a minimum viable product (MVP) Prioritize, negotiate and remove blockers to orchestrate successful launch or optimization cycle Serve as subject matter expert, contributing practitioner, thought leader, career guide and mentor to teams Establish or participate in Design Thinking, Agile, and LEAN rituals which establish rhythm for the team, promote ongoing communication, and iterative refinement of roadmaps You should have the following: Proven experience in and passion for building and shipping great products Exceptional communication skills Creative problem solver who lives at the intersection of Human, Business and Technology dimensions. Deep fluency and experience in at least two dimensions and understanding of the third. Blend of strategic and tactical thinking, creative and analytic reasoning Strong quantitative background to support data-informed decision making Creative, outside-the-box thinking and problem solving approach Entrepreneurial ability to identify and prioritize opportunities in highly ambiguous contexts Deep planning skills with the ability to organize thematic work areas in deep detail with long term vision and iterative execution Collaborative, team player attitude with the ability to navigate and influence the organization. Proven ability to attract, retain and develop top talent Product Managers Experience shipping multiple products across variety of platforms and channels Engineering, design, MBA and/or start-up founder experience Fluency in human-centered product discovery methods such as design thinking and service design Industry or hobbyist experience with emerging and leading technologies across disciplines (IoT, Machine Learning, Voice interfaces, etc) Track record of defining strategy, creating advocacy/alignment and being accountable for outcomes Basic Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree or military experience At least 5 years of experience in digital product management Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering MBA or Master’s degree 5+ years of experience translating business strategy and analysis into consumer facing digital products 5+ years of experience in Agile product management At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

Fountain Valley affirms commercial marijuana ban

Los Angeles Times

Recreational marijuana-related businesses will be banned in Fountain Valley, the City Council affirmed Tuesday. The council voted 4-0 without discussion to approve the final reading of an ordinance to ban all commercial marijuana activity such as shops and delivery services, plus outdoor cultivation. Councilman Mark McCurdy was absent. California voters last year passed Proposition 64, legalizing recreational marijuana use for adults. But the law allows local control.

Guide - Machine Learning The F# Software Foundation


F# is well-suited to machine learning because of its efficient execution, succinct style, data access capabilities and scalability. F# has been successfully used by some of the most advanced machine learning teams in the world, including several groups at Microsoft Research.

Mozilla shuts down Firefox Send and Firefox Notes services


Every remote worker should consider a VPN to stay safe online. Here are your top choices and how to get set up. Mozilla is shutting down two of its legacy products, Firefox Send and Firefox Notes, the company announced today. "Both services are being decommissioned and will no longer be a part of our product family," a Mozilla spokesperson told ZDNet this week. Of the two, the most beloved was Firefox Send, a free file-sharing service, and one of the few that supported sharing files in encrypted formats.