Legacy systems are the albatross around the ancient "CIO's" neck!

"Ah! well a-day! what evil looks

Had I from old and young!

Instead of the cross, the Albatross

About my neck was hung." 

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (1798)

Karl Heinz Passler is right to highlight this barrier to progress.

Luckily there are answers. See:-

"Wrapping digital platforms around legacy core systems"

And don't forget - incumbent analogue insurers have some inherent advantages over insurtech insurgents- they have large capital reserves and the strength to tale liabilities on balance sheet. So they can plan how to fight digital competitors by partnering with the right insurtech partners.

Get some advice-"Insurtech pack hunting down analogue insurers"

And don't take too long!