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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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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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Humana Lets Customers 'Check Out' Premiums at CVS
Nathan Golia, Senior editor, Insurance & Technology
A partnership with the pharmacy's new bill pay program gives policyholders a retail outlet to make premium payments.
By Nathan Golia Senior editor, Insurance & Technology,
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ACA Open Enrollment: Showtime For Health Insurance Sites
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
During the next three months, consumers can sign up for health insurance during the Affordable Care Act open enrollment period. New technologies at health insurance websites aim to smooth the way.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor,
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Big Data Survey: Trouble Brewing For IT
Michael Healey, Senior Contributing Editor
Just 30% of respondents say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?
By Michael Healey Senior Contributing Editor,
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Cultivating Timely & Effective Insurance Data Management
Anil Chitale, SVP, P&C, MajescoMastek
Data is the fuel that feeds core systems, so modernizing data and how it is managed is just as important as the systems themselves.
By Anil Chitale SVP, P&C, MajescoMastek,
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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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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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Making The Commercial Personal
Nathan Golia, Senior editor, Insurance & Technology
Analytics investment and implementation separates the most effective companies from the laggards, says Zurich North America's Tom Peach.
By Nathan Golia Senior editor, Insurance & Technology,
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The Once & Future Insurance IT Leader
Kathy Burger, Editorial Director
Insurance & Technology’s 2014 Elite 8 CIOs have what it takes to lead in a changing and challenging business environment.
By Kathy Burger Editorial Director,
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MiddleOak Policy Admin Revamp Kick-Starts the Business
Anne Rawland Gabriel, Technology writer and marketing communications consultant
A new policy admin system helps transform MiddleOak’s internal processes, speeds time to market, and enables leveraging data and analytics.
By Anne Rawland Gabriel Technology writer and marketing communications consultant,
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Defining Insurance Speed to Market
Aaron Herrmann, SVP, Cover-All
The first step in quantifying speed-to-market is establishing a baseline by mapping and measuring current workflows that are used to change existing products and bring new products to market.
By Aaron Herrmann SVP, Cover-All,
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To Leverage Data, IT Must First Understand Its Purpose
Andy Metroka, Director of IT Architecture, Montana State Fund
Insurers that understand and manage their data better are the companies that will compete and thrive in the world market.
By Andy Metroka Director of IT Architecture, Montana State Fund,
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4 Considerations for Core Systems Replacements
Anil Chitale, SVP, P&C, MajescoMastek
Core systems replacements need to meet the goals while fitting an organization's resource bandwidth, capabilities, and project tolerance level.
By Anil Chitale SVP, P&C, MajescoMastek,
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Novarica Adds Former AXA CTO as Principal
Nathan Golia, Senior editor, Insurance & Technology
Mitch Wein worked both stateside and overseas for the large insurer before joining the analyst firm.
By Nathan Golia Senior editor, Insurance & Technology,
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5 Key Factors in Core Systems Replacement
Mark Cummings, SVP, Sapiens
With so many moving parts, it’s critical to get the core project off on the right foot with the selection of the best-fit offering.
By Mark Cummings SVP, Sapiens,
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Why the Winding Road of Modernization Is Worth It
Anil Chitale, SVP, P&C, MajescoMastek
Insurers have been working hard at modernizing IT infrastructure and processes, and most are realizing that the effort is a never-ending one with the definition of "modern" changing almost daily.
By Anil Chitale SVP, P&C, MajescoMastek,
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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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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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What Comes First: Core Modernization or Innovation?
Kathy Burger, Editorial Director
Insurers should expect more from new core systems than process improvement, says SMA’s Karen Furtado. How can they activate innovation in core systems?
By Kathy Burger Editorial Director,
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