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Why Bigger IT Projects Are Not Always Better
Gerald Shields, IT Practice Director, The Nolan Company
Declarations like "We have a megaproject going on" seem designed almost entirely to justify one's existence or to boost one's ego.
By Gerald Shields IT Practice Director, The Nolan Company,
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Core Systems Transformation: 7 Modernization Best-Practices
Girish Joshi, Program Director and Head of Insurance Center Mindtree
Continuous planning, execution excellence, strong governance, and robust change management are among the requirements for successful core modernization efforts.
By Girish Joshi Program Director and Head of Insurance Center Mindtree,
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Data, Data Everywhere, With Governance Around the Corner
Karlyn Carnahan, Research Director, Celent
Despite heavy investment in collecting and managing data, the art of data governance is still emerging in the insurance industry.
By Karlyn Carnahan Research Director, Celent,
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Improving Operational Excellence in Claims Supply Chain Management
Stephen Applebaum, Senior Advisor, Stoneridge Advisors
Insurers can't control the weather, but they can control other impacts on claims management costs.
By Stephen Applebaum Senior Advisor, Stoneridge Advisors,
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SaaS Helps Ohio National Improve Agent Experience
Anne Rawland Gabriel, Technology writer and marketing communications consultant
The insurer sought an ACORD-compliant, XML-based approach to achieve straight-through processing.
By Anne Rawland Gabriel Technology writer and marketing communications consultant,
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The Keys to Modernization: An Insurance-Focused Approach
Bruce Bosco, Senior Sales Executive NTT Data
Modernization involves more than replacing a core application. It also requires insurers to address cloud, analytics, mobility, and social media.
By Bruce Bosco Senior Sales Executive NTT Data,
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What Have We Learned About Risk Management Since 9/11?
Kathy Burger, Editorial Director
Technology has transformed the practice of risk management, but with threats growing more complex and sophisticated, has anything really changed?
By Kathy Burger Editorial Director,
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The Mobile Customer of the Future
Saras Agarwal, Managing Director, Digital and Multichannel, AXA
Insurers must use smartphones and tablets for voice communication, geographic information, and -- soon -- payment.
By Saras Agarwal Managing Director, Digital and Multichannel, AXA ,
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5 Ways an iPad Can Improve Risk Engineering
Dave Schmitz, Leader of Global Risk Engineering Team
As risks become more complex, best-in-class mobile technology is changing the playing field for the P&C insurance industry.
By Dave Schmitz Leader of Global Risk Engineering Team,
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There's No Innovation Without Execution
Kathy Burger, Editorial Director
Insurers are committing to process and product transformation, but it's just empty promises unless they can effectively deliver on these initiatives.
By Kathy Burger Editorial Director,
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With Internet of Things, Canít ĎHide in the Herdí
Nathan Golia, Senior editor, Insurance & Technology
Connected devices have the potential to fundamentally change the risk pooling nature of insurance.
By Nathan Golia Senior editor, Insurance & Technology,
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Will Apple Legitimize Mobile Payments?
Bryan Yurcan, Associate Editor, Bank Systems and Technology
The company announced its new mobile payments system, Apple Pay.
By Bryan Yurcan Associate Editor, Bank Systems and Technology,
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ITís Time for Innovation
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Insurance & Technology
IT departments must abandon their perceived status as the gatekeepers of innovation and think toward the future.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Insurance & Technology,
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Insurance: Ahead or Behind in Analytics?
Mark Breading, Partner, SMA
Is the industry behind the curve, needing to learn lessons from outside the industry and catch up? Or are insurers actually on the vanguard of this new movement?
By Mark Breading Partner, SMA,
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Why Insurers Should Pursue Big Data in the Cloud
Ravi Koka, CTO, Insurance Products Polaris Financial Technology Ltd
The economics of big data in the cloud are compelling. Insurers that invest in cloud and big data could be big winners in the knowledge industry.
By Ravi Koka CTO, Insurance Products Polaris Financial Technology Ltd,
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Welcome to the New Insurance & Technology Community
Kathy Burger, Editorial DirectorVideo
The new community site brings the technology community together with improved navigation and new content-sharing features.
By Kathy Burger Editorial Director,
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Thinking About Cognitive Computing
Jamie Bisker, Senior Analyst, Aite Group
Cognitive computing can power decisions that go beyond the current use of rule-based knowledge and the retroactive use of the results of predictive analytics.
By Jamie Bisker Senior Analyst, Aite Group,
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5 Largest Insurance M&A Deals of 2014
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Insurance & Technology
In a year of high M&A activity for the insurance industry, five transactions have exceeded $1 billion.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Insurance & Technology,
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Agents & Brokers: Evolution, Not Disintermediation
Tom King, Senior Director, Pegasystems
Effective producer support requires insurers to help agents and brokers develop business and grow -- by providing resources that will help producers succeed.
By Tom King Senior Director, Pegasystems,
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Insurers All In on Cloud
Nathan Golia, Senior editor, Insurance & Technology
More and bigger insurance companies are turning to the cloud in some form for major IT projects.
By Nathan Golia Senior editor, Insurance & Technology,
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Welcome to the New Insurance & Technology Community
Kathy Burger, Editorial Director,  9/9/2014
How Recruiters Are Luring Away Your Best Employees
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IT's Time for Innovation
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