Case Study


Assurance reduced their time-to-insight, cut costs, and boosted customer conversion rates with Starburst Enterprise

Making it radically easier to purchase insurance by offering personalized recommendations to customers

The online insurance platform Assurance operates between consumers and the hundreds of thousands of insurance and financial services products on the market, leveraging data science and a human touch to find the ideal match for each individual. By deploying Starburst, Assurance has reduced time-to-insight from weeks to hours, provided Data Science and BI teams with easy access to more data sources, strengthened security, increased its overall conversion rate by 10%, and reduced cost by 40%.

Assurance Case Study

Customer Lightning Talk: Assurance

How Starburst Enterprise Benefits Assurance

Accelerating Time-to-Insight

Trino’s ability to function as a single point of access for all data also allowed the team to respond quickly to a major issue during the peak of the enrollment period

Improved Conversion Rates

With Starburst and Trino, business units and data scientists generated better insights resulting in a 10+ basis point increase on conversions in 1/100th the time it would have taken before

Enabled Robust Modeling

The result of deploying Starburst is a more robust model that optimizes agent licensure, ensures sufficient coverage, and allows Assurance to offer more products to more customers

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We estimate that this optimized solution resulted in a reduction of about 40% on that multi-million dollar cost line, which is just huge.

Mitchell Posluns
Senior Data Scientist, Assurance

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