Insurance, the Smart Home, and the Business of Keeping Customers Engaged
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Insurance, the Smart Home, and the Business of Keeping Customers Engaged

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It is interesting that there appears to be no intention to offer this as a contractual service for homeowners, but only as an on-demand opportunity.  Could that be a potential differentiation that integrators can make? To cloudbusters—This is just... — Jason Knott on Jul 21
There is also a car insurances that propose a mobile app that track your driving behavior. The safer you drive, the less you pay. A remote supervision device can also help insurances companies to have a better vision of the electronic gears to cover. Each... — Bruno Napoli on Jul 21
Julie, you nailed it.  The CI paradigm is definitely changing.  This reminds me of the parallels in the book “Who Moved My Cheese”, the story of two little mice, “Sniff and Scurry” and two little people, “Hem and... — Gerrard on Jul 20
Julie, to your comment, “Amazon Smart Home Services has no intention of running wires or installing thermostats or door locks (at this time). Skilled trades would do those jobs.” I have seen it dozens of time already and have been contacted at a... — sjm mycloudbusters.com on Jul 20
Mycloudbusters—Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts. We certainly agree that “traditional” home technology integrators comprise an important audience for CE Pro, which is why most of our content is geared toward that market.... — Julie Jacobson on Jul 20
I find it interesting in that CE Pro is always looking for a path to disenfranchise their largest audience with what they feel is big news. They promote this new mode of business operation to professional integrators as the new frontier when in reality it is... — sjm mycloudbusters.com on Jul 20
Wow! I’ll bet right now this is a Top 10 story come December.  Maybe even, long term, more important than that.          Let’s see…Amazon buys Whole Foods? National headline news & Blue Apron becomes a... — Chuck Schneider on Jul 19

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