Claims management has always been a challenging part of insurance operations. In additional to the time and expense incurred by the insurer processing and managing claims, the claims process tends to be particularly unfriendly to customers. Even if unintended, bureaucratic processes and slow response times can give consumers the impression that insurers are intentionally delaying, or worse, looking to avoid pay-outs. IoT has potential to automate data collection and communication processes while proving a “record of truth” for events leading to a claim – resulting in lower costs to the insurer and a better customer experience. Let’s look at a few specific ways IoT may make a difference in managing your claims process.