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What Will Insurers Face on the Regulatory Front in 2015?
Slideshows  |  1/6/2015  | 
Among the regulatory challenges facing insurers in 2015 are TRIA uncertainty and new requirements around capital standards and ORSA. Data mastery is key to compliance.
Underwriting Insurance Data Security
Commentary  |  12/18/2014  | 
Because insurance companies operate in the most complex regulatory environment, the consequences of data breaches are many and varied.
4 Data Management Needs for Fraud Detection
News  |  12/12/2014  | 
Efforts are hampered by multiple legacy applications, systems segregated by line of business, disparate SIU case-management systems, and third-party vendor systems that house critical data.
Bringing Annuity Compliance Fulfillment Into the Digital Era
Commentary  |  12/11/2014  | 
How can insurance carriers solve the single-digit e-consent dilemma for annuities?
2015 Trends: The Growth of Information Governance
News  |  12/10/2014  | 
Insurers will need to buckle down on information management strategies to address the growth of data throughout the next year.
Torchmark Sends Reconciliations to the Cloud
News  |  10/31/2014  | 
A high-volume data matching solution helps the insurer improve efficiency and reduce risk.
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.
Guardian Life Broadens Social Reach
News  |  9/26/2014  | 
Financial representatives leverage content, compliance, and retention software to build relationships and grow business on social media.
Tech Helps Insurers Unite Against Fraud
Commentary  |  9/25/2014  | 
With advances in technology, more cross-industry insurance organizations can quickly set up information exchanges to stop the bad guys.
Technology & Catastrophe Modeling: Beyond the Hype
Commentary  |  9/24/2014  | 
As computing power increases, so does the sophistication -- and footprint -- of catastrophe modeling software, which raises important questions about how to deploy, manage, and support these new, more resource-intensive modeling environments.
What Have We Learned About Risk Management Since 9/11?
Commentary  |  9/11/2014  | 
Technology has transformed the practice of risk management, but with threats growing more complex and sophisticated, has anything really changed?
HealthCare.gov Names Counihan Its First CEO
News  |  8/28/2014  | 
Kevin Counihan, who ran Connecticut's successful state-based health insurance exchange, becomes HealthCare.gov's leader.
Tech Insight: Hacking The Nest Thermostat
News  |  8/15/2014  | 
Researchers at Black Hat USA demonstrated how they were able to compromise a popular smart thermostat.
Oracle Fires Back on Oregon Health Insurance Exchange
News  |  8/12/2014  | 
In a lawsuit against the state, Oracle claims it is the victim of a smear campaign designed to obscure the state's project management failures.
Crum & Forster Names SVP, Chief Claims Officer
News  |  6/27/2014  | 
The appointment of Anthony R. Slimowicz is effective June 30, 2014.
Capital BlueCross CIO Named To Head Healthcare Innovations Business
News  |  6/26/2014  | 
2013 Elite 8 honoree Mark Caron assumes CEO role at Capital Blue Cross’s Geneia healthcare solutions company.
AMIS Models European Solvency II with SunGard
News  |  6/17/2014  | 
The association of Mexican insurance companies is under an April 2015 compliance deadline.
Aon Affinity Plans to Acquire National Flood Services
News  |  6/16/2014  | 
The agreement between Aon U.S. Holdings and StoneRiver National Flood Services will expand Aon's client base in the flood insurance sector.
How P&C Insurers Can Benefit from the Cloud
Commentary  |  6/16/2014  | 
By adopting cloud services, insurers can reduce operating expenses, improve productivity, enhance customer satisfaction and unlock new revenue opportunities.
How To Resolve The Security-Convenience Conundrum
Commentary  |  6/12/2014  | 
Insurers have been stymied by the challenge of balancing digital channel convenience with concerns about cyberrisks, but it doesn't have to be a trade-off.
For Better Security, Keep Password Policies Simple
News  |  6/11/2014  | 
Password proliferation leads to bad data security habits. Here's how insurers are stemming the tide.
Insurers In Tough Battle For SMAC Talent
News  |  5/21/2014  | 
More than one-third of insurance IT pros are looking for new jobs, according to the 2014 InformationWeek Analytics IT Salary Survey.
5 Trends Shaping the Health Insurance Market
News  |  3/30/2014  | 
Technology is at the forefront of changes in the health insurance environment.
Tech Creeps Up List of Insurers' Biggest Risks
News  |  3/27/2014  | 
Recent Wolters Kluwer research finds insurers reporting that inadequate technology infrastructure hampers their business.
Underwriting Data Privacy Breach Coverage for SMBs
Commentary  |  3/19/2014  | 
Insurers should rethink their approaches to underwriting risks for the small and mid-sized business market, which has unique and urgent needs for data breach coverage.
The 5 Biggest Challenges Facing IT Professionals
News  |  3/13/2014  | 
Almost two-thirds of executives surveyed by Protiviti report their businesses are undergoing a major IT transformation -- and with these efforts come big challenges around security, data management and new channels.
Humana Names Chief Innovation Officer
News  |  3/7/2014  | 
Former venture capitalist Christopher Kay is charged with driving innovation that will simplify the healthcare experience.
Three-Quarters of Insurers Fear Future with Current Systems
News  |  2/28/2014  | 
An overwhelming majority of insurers are concerned about their system capabilities in the face of future regulatory pressures.
Navigating User-Generated Content and Liability Issues
Commentary  |  2/27/2014  | 
More insurers are welcoming user-generated content for social campaigns. This is what they should know to avoid legal problems.
Phoenix Companies Appoints EVP and CRO
News  |  2/24/2014  | 
The former financial planner and analyst will provide leadership and direction for enterprise risk management.
Don’t Avoid Risk − Understand, Quantify and Capitalize on It
Commentary  |  2/21/2014  | 
By supporting their risk strategies with business intelligence, insurers can more effectively capitalize on risk.
Internet of Things for Insurance? Agriculture Carriers Are Already There
News  |  2/20/2014  | 
A new initiative from farm insurer RCIS illustrates how a sensorized world can change the nature of the insurance business.
Meadowbrook Promotes Regional VP to Chief Underwriting Officer
News  |  2/19/2014  | 
The new appointment will oversee all underwriting activity for the company’s insurance subsidiaries.
IFG Plans Expansion, Appoints The Hartford Vet CRO
News  |  2/19/2014  | 
In a newly created position, the CRO will develop and manage risk management policies as IFG explores new business opportunities.
Feds Launch Cyber Security Guidelines For US Infrastructure Providers
News  |  2/13/2014  | 
The White House released the first version of its cyber security framework for protecting critical infrastructure. But critics say these voluntary guidelines enshrine the status quo.
How Business Intelligence Can Help Insurers Overcome Compliance Challenges
Commentary  |  1/29/2014  | 
New solutions are needed to provide visibility into investment and financial data, transparency across a complex enterprise, and insight to help leaders make better business decisions.
Insurers Strategize To Improve Cyber Protection In 2014
News  |  1/16/2014  | 
Insurers see an opportunity in cyber insurance, but must make sure their houses are in order as well.
N.Y. Rolls Out Welcome Mat For Telematics
News  |  1/15/2014  | 
Robert Easton, executive deputy superintendent for N.Y. Dept. of Financial Services, says his office is inviting usage-based insurance filings.
Aflac Appoints New Global Chief Risk Officer
News  |  1/13/2014  | 
J. Todd Daniels will replace Lori Evangel, former EVP and CRO at Aflac
Aflac CRO Jumps to Genworth
News  |  1/6/2014  | 
Lori Evangel takes over Genworth's risk operations following a stint at Aflac.
Transform Compliance from Cost to Competitive Advantage
Commentary  |  1/3/2014  | 
Leveraging best practices in compliance allows carriers to maximize the speed and minimize the costs of keeping current.
Anticipating Another Year of Change for Insurers (and for Insurance & Technology)
Commentary  |  1/2/2014  | 
Dealing with technology-enabled change has become business as usual for insurance executives -- and it's no different for the Insurance & Technology team.
5 Reasons Why Annuities Carriers Should Change Their Compliance Fulfillment Practices
Commentary  |  12/16/2013  | 
E-delivery of prospectuses and other communications is gaining momentum in the annuities industry.
Feds (Probably) Not Taking Over Insurance Regulation
News  |  12/13/2013  | 
The complexity of the insurance industry means that companies of different sizes could see reforms proposed in the FIO's modernization report imposed by different bodies.
Insurance Groups React to FIO Modernization Report
News  |  12/13/2013  | 
Insurance industry groups share thoughts regarding the FIO’s report on insurance regulation and distribution in the U.S.
6 FAQs about Financial Risk Models Answered
Commentary  |  12/12/2013  | 
Conning has identified common misperceptions, key functionalities, and other aspects of financial risk models that insurers must understand to leverage the tools correctly.
CAMICO Names New VP – Chief Claims Officer
News  |  12/10/2013  | 
The CPA professional liability insurer has appointed Rachel Ehrlich as VP – Chief Claims Officer.
Swiss Re Selects Wolters Kluwer Credit Risk Solution
News  |  11/26/2013  | 
The Summix Credit Risk solution was chosen to support Swiss Re’s new credit risk management operating model.
BCBSMA Unveils ACA Information Site
News  |  11/14/2013  | 
The company already has experience handling a healthcare upheaval, it notes in readying the content.
Infrastructure Resilience: Where Do We Go After Sandy?
News  |  10/30/2013  | 
Policymakers, communities, citizens and the private sector (including insurers) share responsibility for rethinking disaster preparedness and response, agreed participants in a Stevens Institute of Technology conference about lessons learned from Superstorm Sandy.
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