Content posted in June 2012
The Supreme Court Rules on the Affordable Care Act: What It Could Mean for Insurers
Slideshows  |  6/29/2012  | 
The Supreme Court’s five-to-four ruling that the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate provision is constitutional because it is a tax is having many immediate consequences. It surprised many observers, positioned Chief Justice John Roberts as one of the most influential Chief Justices in history, gave President Obama a victory, and inspired Mitt Romney and other Republicans to declare they would overturn the legislation. But what will be the long-term impact? Here are opinions, r
How 2012 Grads Can Prepare for a Career in Insurance IT
Slideshows  |  6/22/2012  | 
As Insurance & Technology’s new report on the Top 11 Schools for Insurance Technology Talent reveals, today’s students graduate from college with impressive training, skills and credentials. But do they have other capabilities – such as common sense, creativity, empathy, a sense of adventure -- that are essential to success in the business technology world? And what can they do to gain these kinds of skills and insights? Here is some of the best advice provided to the college g
What Insurers Need to Know Before Adopting Agile Development
Slideshows  |  6/13/2012  | 
Adopting the Agile methodology for software development can be a challenge for insurance IT organizations, but the benefits of Agile Development outweigh the risks.
Heard at IASA: Top Quotes From the 2012 IASA Conference
Slideshows  |  6/8/2012  | 
With increased attendance for the third year in a row and a sold-out exhibit hall, this year’s IASA Educational Conference and Business Show in San Diego provided evidence of the insurance industry’s health and increased IT spending. It also highlighted ongoing challenges in the areas of customer experience and retention, data management and regulatory compliance. I&T highlights some of the most provocative statements heard at the conference.

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