Around a year ago I started a new job in the motor insurance industry, with a company that is part of the Lloyds Insurance syndicate who only do business through insurance brokers. These brokers send in details of new business, mid-term adjustmment, renewals & cancellations, claims. Then this is complicated further by us providing breakdown cover too.
Now, you might think that this doesn’t sound too complicated, give them a schema and ask them to send files to match that schema, or provide them with an API that they can hook into… nope! Continue reading