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Insurance Innovation: Changing With the Times
Commentary  |  11/25/2014  | 
Price flexibility, telematics, and micro-segmentation are among the trends influencing business transformation in the insurance industry.
First American Names Corporate Data Strategy Leader
News  |  11/21/2014  | 
The real estate-related insurance provider has appointed Dianna Serio as executive vice president of enterprise data strategy.
Social Media in Finance: Process Is Key
Commentary  |  11/21/2014  | 
Traditionally impulsive social media campaigns can seem riddled with risk. Insurers should adopt a process-driven approach.
Itís Time to Put Data Mastery in the Driverís Seat
Commentary  |  11/20/2014  | 
Insurers understand the business value of data, but most have yet to understand how to derive maximum value from an enterprise data mastery program.
ACE App Mitigates Environmental Risk
News  |  11/19/2014  | 
Its mobile and Web-based platform connects and supports policyholders facing environmental emergencies.
John Hancock Rolls Out ĎGenius Barí-Style IT Help Desk
News  |  11/17/2014  | 
Many Manulife divisions are taking the walk-in approach to IT support, according to VP of end-user services Jacques Ouimet.
Envisioning the Next-Gen Insurer: SMA
Commentary  |  11/14/2014  | 
The industries, trends, and technologies that influence insurers today are poised to change over the next few years.
Yes, Insurers Are Innovative
News  |  11/12/2014  | 
At the Insurance & Technology Summit, insurers shared real-world examples of innovation and adaptation in an increasingly digital world.
Elite 8 2013: Where Are They Now?
Slideshows  |  11/7/2014  | 
Data management and customer experience initiatives are high on last years' Elite 8 executives' priority lists.
Main Street America Promotes VP, CIO
News  |  11/7/2014  | 
Amy Frederick will work to sustain profitable growth and ensure the right tech tools are available to internal users.
Security First's Werner Kruck: A Social Pioneer
News  |  11/6/2014  | 
The Florida homeowners' insurance company COO proves that a tough market doesnít mean you canít innovate.
The Principal's Doug Fick: A Customer Advocate
News  |  11/5/2014  | 
The life insurance carrier's CIO focuses on customer and agent experience in all initiatives.
Leading Integration, Inspiring Innovation
News  |  11/5/2014  | 
After his firm was acquired by Nationwide, Arne Herenstein of Harleysville Insurance ensured a seamless assimilation of both systems and staff.
How West Bendís Tracey Berg Translates Vision into Results
News  |  11/4/2014  | 
At West Bend Mutual Insurance, SVP and CIO Tracey Berg not only runs an effective IT organization ó sheís also responsible for corporate strategic planning.
The Power Of Collaboration
News  |  11/4/2014  | 
Ohio Mutualís Todd Albert believes in a strong relationship between business and IT to develop software and services that benefit the entire business.
Making The Commercial Personal
News  |  11/3/2014  | 
Analytics investment and implementation separates the most effective companies from the laggards, says Zurich North America's Tom Peach.
An Agile Path To Success
News  |  11/3/2014  | 
From the US Navy to Ford, senior VP and CIO Susan Courtney has taken lessons from her unique career path to transform IT, culture, and collaboration at Nebraska Blue.
The Once & Future Insurance IT Leader
Commentary  |  11/3/2014  | 
Insurance & Technologyís 2014 Elite 8 CIOs have what it takes to lead in a changing and challenging business environment.
Torchmark Sends Reconciliations to the Cloud
News  |  10/31/2014  | 
A high-volume data matching solution helps the insurer improve efficiency and reduce risk.
Why a CIO's Last 100 Days Are Most Important
Commentary  |  10/31/2014  | 
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.
Becoming Customer-Centric, Not Product-Centric
Commentary  |  10/30/2014  | 
New technology can ensure that your customers get the products they require, rather than being force-fit into a product option thatís not right for them.
MetLife Geek-A-Thon Refurbishes Computers For Students
News  |  10/28/2014  | 
MetLife's IT staff spent two days updating 311 computers to provide disadvantaged school children with their own home computers.
The Social Movement: Experts Share Insight
Commentary  |  10/24/2014  | 
Social media experts across the economy share their thoughts on the growth of social media.
How MassMutual Builds a Data Science Pipeline
News  |  10/23/2014  | 
The insurer offers top talent from colleges in its area an enticing opportunity for professional development and real-world work.
Mercury to Acquire Workmenís Auto Insurance
News  |  10/23/2014  | 
The $8 million transaction is expected to close in early 2015.
HM Insurance Hires SVP, Marketing & Strategy
News  |  10/23/2014  | 
The appointee will lead initiatives in strategic planning, market research, and business analytics.
Why CIOs Should Be More Involved In Acquisitions
Commentary  |  10/22/2014  | 
Here are five important reasons CIOs need to have a voice during mergers and acquisitions.
The Need for an Intelligent Quote Engine in Life Insurance
Commentary  |  10/21/2014  | 
An innovative and effective quote engine, backed by the insight of distinguished experts, may enable more people to buy life insurance.
Why You Shouldn't Count On General Liability To Cover Cyber Risk
News  |  10/20/2014  | 
Travelers Insurance's legal spat with P.F. Chang's over who'll pay breach costs will likely illustrate why enterprises shouldn't think of their general liability policies as backstops for cyber risk.
The Rocky Road of Modernization
Commentary  |  10/20/2014  | 
Todayís top challenges in core system replacement, from choosing a system through implementation.
New York Life Boosts Social Savvy
News  |  10/17/2014  | 
The adoption of new technologies addresses challenges in customer engagement and business growth.
Assurant Sells Specialty Group to Global Indemnity
News  |  10/17/2014  | 
The American Reliable Insurance Company unit was valued at $114 million.
Agency Tech Adoption: What Insurers Should Know
News  |  10/16/2014  | 
Agencies face greater pressure to adopt new technologies and improve service. How should insurers respond?
Erie Selects Guidewire ClaimCenter
News  |  10/15/2014  | 
The system was chosen to improve flexibility and claims service.
Securian Builds Team for Digital, Acquisition Strategy
News  |  10/14/2014  | 
Two new hires will lead the development of projects to boost digital and strategic planning initiatives.
Accenture: Satisfied Customers Not Always Loyal
News  |  10/13/2014  | 
More than 40% of customers who submit claims are likely to switch insurers within the following year, regardless of satisfaction.
Healthcare Insurance Regs Must Keep Up With Tech Advances
Commentary  |  10/10/2014  | 
Antiquated rules could get in the way of improving people's health and lowering their healthcare costs.
Value: The Ultimate Test of Innovation
Commentary  |  10/10/2014  | 
What is innovation, and how can insurance companies ensure projects and products succeed rather than end up in the dustbins?
CSAA Names Tower Group, Fireman's Fund Exec COO
News  |  10/10/2014  | 
Greg Meyer's product development and distribution experience was cited by the insurer.
Former Coca-Cola Exec Joins MagMutual as CIO
News  |  10/10/2014  | 
Sallie Graves also has consumer-side insurance IT experience.
Prosperity Life Completes SBLI USA Acquisition
News  |  10/9/2014  | 
Post-merger, Prosperity will have an aggregate of $2.7 billion in assets through its operating subsidies.
To Leverage Data, IT Must First Understand Its Purpose
Commentary  |  10/8/2014  | 
Insurers that understand and manage their data better are the companies that will compete and thrive in the world market.
Exploring the Value of Business Intelligence
Commentary  |  10/7/2014  | 
Developing and delivering an approach to BI can drive business improvement and benefits realization, and highlight the significance of IT.
Novarica Adds Former AXA CTO as Principal
News  |  10/6/2014  | 
Mitch Wein worked both stateside and overseas for the large insurer before joining the analyst firm.
Real-Time Monitoring Helps Insurers Tackle MLR Requirements
Commentary  |  10/2/2014  | 
Medical Loss Ratio reporting and compliance requirements may seem daunting, but the right technology can streamline the process.
Big Data: Quality Over Quantity
News  |  10/2/2014  | 
The majority of C-level executives agree that they could better leverage data, but they donít necessarily need more of it.
Fidelity Labs: Financial Services Tech Incubator
News  |  10/1/2014  | 
Artificial intelligence, robotics, and wearables are among the many tech innovations percolating in Fidelity Labs, the Boston tech incubator for Fidelity Investments.
7 Keys to Insurance Tech Leadership
News  |  9/30/2014  | 
State Street research finds that insurance companies are generally behind where they want to be in digital customer interaction.
Novarica: 40% of Insurers Planning Policy Revamp in 2015
News  |  9/29/2014  | 
Insurance technology spending overall is tracking with premium growth, reports the analyst firmís annual survey.
What Leadership Traits Are Best for Innovation?
Commentary  |  9/29/2014  | 
Leadership is rightly seen as one of the most critical components of financial services innovation programs.
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