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Go, Go, Gadget: Top Emerging Technology Tools for Insurers

The executives selected as Elite 8 2012 honorees have reached the heights of their profession by being savvy observers of the digital landscape and prudent marshals of technology. Here are some of their views on the latest and greatest enterprise solutions.
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Storm Clouds

What emerging technology do you find the most problematic?

Michael Fergang, Grange Insurance: "Cloud" is so overused already. The adoption is not as high as the vendors had hoped for. Plus, there are several different cloud definitions -- private, service, hardware. It is kind of crazy.

Which emerging technology do you think is the 'real deal'?

Fergang: Mobility, and by that I mean both smartphones and tablets. We see statistics now that smartphones and tablets are both outselling PCs today. It's just the way business is going to be transacted.

[Elite 8 2012: CIO Michael Fergang Drives Innovation for the Business at Grange Insurance]

Anthony O'Donnell has covered technology in the insurance industry since 2000, when he joined the editorial staff of Insurance & Technology. As an editor and reporter for I&T and the InformationWeek Financial Services of TechWeb he has written on all areas of information ... View Full Bio

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