Changing the Security Mindset
Big Data: Helping Acquire Policyholders
J.D. Power: Insurers Improve Customer Interaction in Claims
MiddleOak Policy Admin Revamp Kick-Starts the Business
The Social Movement: Experts Share Insight
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Torchmark Sends Reconciliations to the Cloud
Anne Rawland Gabriel, Technology writer and marketing communications consultant
A high-volume data matching solution helps the insurer improve efficiency and reduce risk.
By Anne Rawland Gabriel Technology writer and marketing communications consultant,
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Insurance, Innovation & the Internet of Things
Mark Breading, Partner, SMA
What we’ve seen with vehicle telematics is just the tip of the iceberg. Imagine the same types of implications (and more) for every tangible item that the industry insures.
By Mark Breading Partner, SMA,
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Why a CIO's Last 100 Days Are Most Important
Frank Petersmark, CIO Advocate, X by 2
It is incumbent on outgoing CIOs to offer up some sort of transition plan, something that will get the IT function from point A to point B with as little disruption as possible.
By Frank Petersmark CIO Advocate, X by 2,
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Becoming Customer-Centric, Not Product-Centric
Kate Gingras, Global Practice Leader, Insurance, Appian
New technology can ensure that your customers get the products they require, rather than being force-fit into a product option that’s not right for them.
By Kate Gingras Global Practice Leader, Insurance, Appian,
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3 Themes of Insurance Tech Transformation
Laura Drabik, Director of Business Transformation, Guidewire Software
The insurance industry has evolved around three key transformation themes that can be achieved through the use of technology.
By Laura Drabik Director of Business Transformation, Guidewire Software,
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Data Lessons: Achieving Customer Focus
Andy Metroka, Director of IT Architecture, Montana State Fund
Stepping back from the hardware and software view of the infrastructure and understanding what data is needed and how it is used to run the business presents a number of advantages to all levels of the organization.
By Andy Metroka Director of IT Architecture, Montana State Fund,
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Changing the Security Mindset
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Insurance & Technology
As cyber attacks evolve in number and complexity, financial services organizations must embrace proactive security strategies.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Insurance & Technology,
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MiddleOak Policy Admin Revamp Kick-Starts the Business
Anne Rawland Gabriel, Technology writer and marketing communications consultant
A new policy admin system helps transform MiddleOak’s internal processes, speeds time to market, and enables leveraging data and analytics.
By Anne Rawland Gabriel Technology writer and marketing communications consultant,
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MetLife Geek-A-Thon Refurbishes Computers For Students
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
MetLife's IT staff spent two days updating 311 computers to provide disadvantaged school children with their own home computers.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist,
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J.D. Power: Insurers Improve Customer Interaction in Claims
Nathan Golia, Senior editor, Insurance & Technology
The market research organization's latest Auto Claims Satisfaction Study says customer-centric strategies are raising insurers' stature.
By Nathan Golia Senior editor, Insurance & Technology,
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Going Direct: More Than a Portal
Tim Attia, EVP, Sales & Marketing, Bolt
Any condition that might occur when the consumer is determining the path they'll take in their insurance buying process needs to be taken into consideration.
By Tim Attia EVP, Sales & Marketing, Bolt,
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Big Data: Helping Acquire Policyholders
Steve Yi, CEO, MediaAlpha
By combining first-party, third-party, and proprietary data, insurers are given the best possible view of a prospect.
By Steve Yi CEO, MediaAlpha,
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California Auto Insurance: The Cutting Edge of 1988 Technology
Bill Gausewitz, Partner, Michelman and Robinson, LLP
Auto insurers in California are required, by law, to set prices solely using technology that was available in 1988.
By Bill Gausewitz Partner, Michelman and Robinson, LLP,
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The Social Movement: Experts Share Insight
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Insurance & Technology
Social media experts across the economy share their thoughts on the growth of social media.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Insurance & Technology,
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How MassMutual Builds a Data Science Pipeline
Nathan Golia, Senior editor, Insurance & Technology
The insurer offers top talent from colleges in its area an enticing opportunity for professional development and real-world work.
By Nathan Golia Senior editor, Insurance & Technology,
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Mercury to Acquire Workmen’s Auto Insurance
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Insurance & Technology
The $8 million transaction is expected to close in early 2015.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Insurance & Technology,
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HM Insurance Hires SVP, Marketing & Strategy
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Insurance & Technology
The appointee will lead initiatives in strategic planning, market research, and business analytics.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Insurance & Technology,
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Creating a Data Contract for Insurance
Andy Metroka, Director of IT Architecture, Montana State Fund
Establishing a data contract requires stepping back and looking at all use cases for the data.
By Andy Metroka Director of IT Architecture, Montana State Fund,
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Why CIOs Should Be More Involved In Acquisitions
Fred Latala, VP of data center solutions, Forsythe Technology
Here are five important reasons CIOs need to have a voice during mergers and acquisitions.
By Fred Latala VP of data center solutions, Forsythe Technology,
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The Need for an Intelligent Quote Engine in Life Insurance
Brad Cummins, Founder, Local Life Agents
An innovative and effective quote engine, backed by the insight of distinguished experts, may enable more people to buy life insurance.
By Brad Cummins Founder, Local Life Agents,
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