The Top 3 Areas of Claims InvestmentDecember 21, 2012Accenture's Michael Costonis concludes a two-part series on claims needs with the areas in which the company finds the most investment coming.
What Keeps Claims Execs Up at NightDecember 20, 2012In part 1 of a two-part series, Accenture's Michael Costonis discusses what a company survey found were claims executives' pain points.
Data Pays Off For Life Insurers, Analysts SayDecember 05, 2012Accenture's global consumer survey finds life insurers lead other industries in providing a tailored experience for their customers — on the heels of a PwC report identifying "information advantage" as a game-changer in the line of business.
A 12 Point Checklist for Automated UnderwritingOctober 25, 2012Automated underwriting systems offer the promise of better information and greater efficiency But insurers considering such systems should prepare a checklist to make sure that the systems address the underwriters’ concerns.
Elite 8 2012: Sal Abano Leads Tower IT Team To GrowthOctober 18, 2012CIO Sal Abano has drawn on a 26-year military career, including his experience as the U.S. Army's regional CTO in Iraq, in applying a team leadership approach in IT to support Tower Group Companies' growth. By Anthony O'Donnell
Life Insurers' 6 Keys to Strategic Cost ReductionJuly 24, 2012Many life insurers have already undertaken targeted cost-reduction initiatives, but Accenture identifies six areas where many companies can still achieve major cost reduction while improving the strength and flexibility of their product offering.
6 Action Items for Life InsurersJuly 13, 2012Facing strong headwinds, life insurers need to take decisive actions to manage revenue and cost positions, while finding new avenues for profitable growth.