Care West Insurance Engages Valen Analytics for Improve Underwriting Performance June 19, 2013The carrier will utilize Valen's Predict risk selection and pricing tool to drive improved underwriting for both existing business segments and in support of the carrier's growth strategy into other areas. Most Insurers Seek Integrated Core Platform: SAP Survey June 18, 2013A survey of 203 insurance executives at the IASA conference this month provides a look into core replacement strategies. FirstBest Integrates Verisk Data with Underwriting Suite June 13, 2013Version 5.0 of the company's Front Office Suite for underwriters includes integration with multiple data sources from Verisk Analytics' underwriting division. Big Data's Consumerization Angle June 07, 2013As with mobile and social media, insurance company employees increasingly expect to have access to analytics and big data capabilities. More Analytics of Ingenie Telematics Data on the Horizon June 05, 2013The U.K. company, which offers telematics-only insurance to young drivers, is working with SAS to do more analysis on its driving data. Is Big Data Insurers' Savior — Or Destroyer? June 03, 2013Industry experts are warning that if insurance companies don’t master analytics and big data, someone else will — presenting a devastating competitive challenge. With Up to 20 Named Storms Predicted, Millions at Storm Surge Risk May 31, 2013The NOAA predicts 13 to 20 named storms this hurricane season, while CoreLogic estimates $1.1 trillion in property at risk from storm surge. Hartford Steam Boiler Partners on Blackout Risk Tech May 30, 2013The Munich Re unit has partnered with Atmospheric and Environmental Research to develop a technology that insurers and clients can use to assess blackout risk. 3 Signs of Analytical Maturity May 29, 2013Companies have been installing and utilizing business analytic tools for decades. An organization high on the analytics maturity scale should lower their continued investment in software and services while reaping greater value on their investment. Lincoln Financial Plans Big Policyholder Analytics Initiative May 28, 2013The carrier will work with Towers Watson and Oliver Wyman to study the behavior of its variable annuity customers. Lincoln Financial Group Names New VP & Managing Director Of Portfolio Management Analytics May 21, 2013Credit risk management expert Paul Narayanan most recently headed Credit Risk Analytics at AIG Property Casualty. 4 Steps to Incorporate Big Data Into Insurance Marketing May 17, 2013While insurance marketers have long used data to segment and target customers, analyzing and acting on this data offers even more. RMS Debuts the RMS (one) Real-Time Exposure and Risk Management Environment May 09, 2013The new environment will provide intuitive, enterprise-wide access to real-time risk intelligence, enabling decision-makers at every level of the organization - from risk analysts to the CEO - the opportunity to ask questions and get answers in real time, according to the vendor. Managing Marketing's IT Spend April 25, 2013With so much marketing budget devoted to technological initiatives, IT needs a clear strategy to effectively manage those digital marketing dollars. What Big Data Means For Infrastructure Costs April 24, 2013Most insurance companies have at least one big data effort under way, if not more. The cloud can help meet those needs without breaking the bank. ISO Releases Advanced Rating Kit for Auto April 10, 2013The bundled offering incorporates predictive modeling tools. Telematics-Based ISO Rule Gaining Regulatory Approval April 02, 2013The GeoMetric rule allows insurers to adjust premium based on where a vehicle is driven most often, not just where it is garaged. How Big Data Opens Up More Product Options to Insurers March 27, 2013In a world where some consumers are as curious about their own data as insurers are, carriers can use their analytical experience to tailor products to that need. Insurer Chief Risk Officers' Profiles Rise with Prominence of Tech: E&Y March 19, 2013Increased risk exposure to risk due to social media and channel proliferation, as well as a focus on data and analytics projects in the "big data" era, is raising the profile of the chief risk officer within the insurance enterprise, according to Ernst & Y Nationwide CMO: 'I Have Double-Digit Million Dollars in IT Projects' March 14, 2013Nationwide's EVP and CMO Matt Jauchius took Insurance & Technology through his process for managing marketing IT spend.