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The «St.Galler Trendmonitor für Risiko- und Finanzmärkte» is published four times a year. In the contributions, experts from the field and academics present the latest findings on topics from the financial services sector. In addition, specialist conferences, studies and research results are selected and summarized for you.

Current issue

Open Insurance – A Paradigm Shift for the Insurance Industry?

In this edition of the Trendmonitor, we would like to introduce you to the concept of «Open Insurance». Our authors provide insights into the concepts behind Open Insurance, upcoming regulations requiring the industry to open itself up to third parties, the resulting organizational challenges and opportunities, and lastly, strategic considerations for the newly created data ecosystems. We hope the topics covered in this edition capture your interest!

  • Das FIDA-Rahmenwerk: Chancen und Herausforderungen für die Versicherungsbranche
  • Data Ecosystem & GenAI Opportunity Landscape Across the Health Industry

  • Open Insurance Unveiled: Navigating FIDA’s Impact on the Insurance Industry
  • From Legacy Data to Digital Maturity: Building the Future of Insurance with Ontology
  • Die wichtigsten KI-Trends 2024 und deren Relevanz für die Versicherungswirtschaft
  • Open Insurance: Technologie und Plattformen müssen dem Geschäftsmodell folgen
  • Durch Ökosysteme zu neuen Kundenbindungsstrategien und Dienstleistungen
  • Collaborate to be Competitive – Increasing Insurance Success and Sales
  • Datenplattformen für Versicherer relativieren Skalenvorteile

  • Future.Talk 1/2024 – Insurance Trends: Was erwartet und in den nächsten Jahren?

Our professional magazine «St.Galler Trendmonitor für Risiko- und Finanzmärkte» has been the I.VW-HSG trendsetter for the German-speaking insurance industry for 40 years now. As part of the Future.Value service packages, the magazine can be obtained free of charge exclusively by employees of Future.Value partner companies and features carefully curated articles written by pre-selected authors in either German or English. You can order the magazine (PDF or physical) here.


The aim of the professional magazine «St.Galler Trendmonitor für Risiko- und Finanzmärkte» is to identify and process relevant information as an early warning system and to open up new ways of innovation and knowledge management for companies of the insurance and financial services industry. The professional magazine facilitates knowledge transfer between science and practice. New trends, the latest research findings and the results of conferences are the contents of the St.Galler Trendmonitor for Risk and Financial Markets.

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If you would like to publish an article in our Trendmonitor, please send it to our editorial team for evaluation in digital or written form. Manuscripts submitted for publication are reviewed by the editors with regard to their quality and relevance to the content.

Future topics:

  • Q3 / 2024: Health Insurance

  • Q4 / 2024: Emerging markets

Please also ensure to follow our authors’ guidelines (PDF) to prepare your article upon successful application. We look forward to receiving your submissions.

Editorial Team

Editorial Board

  • Prof. Dr. Hato Schmeiser
    Professor and Managing Director

  • Prof. Dr. Martin Eling
    Professor and Director

  • Prof. Dr. Christian Biener
    Professor and Director

  • Prof. Dr. Alexander Braun
    Professor and Director

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