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Why Your Existing IT Assets Hold the Key to Modernization
Paul Averna, Vice President, Enterprise Solutions , Micro Focus
More often than not, the most prudent path to IT modernization does not lead to new systems, but to the better leveraging of existing IT assets and applications.
By Paul Averna Vice President, Enterprise Solutions , Micro Focus,
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Rural Community Continues Digital Push With Mobile
Nathan Golia, Senior editor, Insurance & Technology
The agriculture insurer, which has embraced the Internet of Things already this year, has broken into the mobile realm as well.
By Nathan Golia Senior editor, Insurance & Technology,
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Big Data Analytics: Time For New Tools
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
So you're considering Hadoop as a big data platform. You'll probably need some new analytics and business intelligence tools if you're going to wring fresh insights out of your data.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek,
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Majesco Acquires Agile Technologies
Nathan Golia, Senior editor, Insurance & Technology
The goal of the buy is to add consulting services to Majesco's offerings, according to the companies.
By Nathan Golia Senior editor, Insurance & Technology,
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Apple, IBM Help Insurance Agents Go Mobile
Nathan Golia, Senior editor, Insurance & Technology
The companies have partnered on mobile applications geared toward insurance professionals at the distributor level.
By Nathan Golia Senior editor, Insurance & Technology,
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TIAA-CREF: What Digital Innovation Really Looks Like
Nathan Golia, Senior editor, Insurance & Technology
Joseph Sieczkowski, CTO of TIAA-CREF, says the model for how digital innovation can change a business is well documented, and financial firms can embrace it.
By Nathan Golia Senior editor, Insurance & Technology,
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Internet Of Things: 3 Holiday Gifts That Will Keep CISOs Up At Night
Chris Rouland, Founder & CEO, Bastille
If you think BYOD policies will protect your infrastructure from the January influx of mobile hotspots, fitness trackers, and Bluetooth, think again.
By Chris Rouland Founder & CEO, Bastille,
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Even Insurers' Best Customers Are Leaving
Nathan Golia, Senior editor, Insurance & Technology
Cost pressures and ease of doing business are leading customers to leave even insurers they like for better deals, according to EY research.
By Nathan Golia Senior editor, Insurance & Technology,
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Common Strategies for Achieving Insurance Customer Centricity
Kathy-ann Hutson, Global Insurance Front Office Segment Leader for IBM Global Insurance
Eventually, insurers will need to position themselves to respond quickly to changing customer expectations in an increasingly digital and connected life.
By Kathy-ann Hutson Global Insurance Front Office Segment Leader for IBM Global Insurance,
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Insurers Expect Arms Race to Acquire Tech Capabilities
Nathan Golia, Senior editor, Insurance & Technology
Accenture research reveals that digital startups related to the insurance industry are prime takeover targets by carriers.
By Nathan Golia Senior editor, Insurance & Technology,
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New MetLife Underwriting Tool Aims at Ease of Doing Business
Nathan Golia, Senior editor, Insurance & Technology
Both field staff and customers benefit from the new QuickPredict tool, the insurer asserts.
By Nathan Golia Senior editor, Insurance & Technology,
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6 Keys to Balancing Goals in Insurance Digitalization
Ravi Koka, CTO, Insurance Products Polaris Financial Technology Ltd
Carriers need to define their digital mission and strategy in terms of both short-term and long-term objectives and prioritize their implementation based on investments and benefits.
By Ravi Koka CTO, Insurance Products Polaris Financial Technology Ltd,
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John Hancock Rolls Out ‘Genius Bar’-Style IT Help Desk
Nathan Golia, Senior editor, Insurance & Technology
Many Manulife divisions are taking the walk-in approach to IT support, according to VP of end-user services Jacques Ouimet.
By Nathan Golia Senior editor, Insurance & Technology,
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Inside American Modern’s Transformation Strategy
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Insurance & Technology
Executives share the details behind a system modernization designed to better manage data while meeting changing customer needs.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Insurance & Technology,
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Elite 8 2013: Where Are They Now?
Peggy Bresnick Kendler, Contributing Writer
Data management and customer experience initiatives are high on last years' Elite 8 executives' priority lists.
By Peggy Bresnick Kendler Contributing Writer,
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Oregon Mutual’s Fowler Aims to ‘Futurize’ the Business
Kathy Burger, Editorial Director
CIO Bryan Fowler is leading Oregon Mutual Insurance on a journey that is helping the P&C carrier leverage data, modern core systems, and the cloud.
By Kathy Burger Editorial Director,
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Leading Integration, Inspiring Innovation
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Insurance & Technology
After his firm was acquired by Nationwide, Arne Herenstein of Harleysville Insurance ensured a seamless assimilation of both systems and staff.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Insurance & Technology,
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How West Bend’s Tracey Berg Translates Vision into Results
Kathy Burger, Editorial Director
At West Bend Mutual Insurance, SVP and CIO Tracey Berg not only runs an effective IT organization — she’s also responsible for corporate strategic planning.
By Kathy Burger Editorial Director,
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The Power Of Collaboration
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Insurance & Technology
Ohio Mutual’s Todd Albert believes in a strong relationship between business and IT to develop software and services that benefit the entire business.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Insurance & Technology,
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An Agile Path To Success
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Insurance & Technology
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.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Insurance & Technology,
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