5 Key Findings from Celent's Insurance CIO Survey April 26, 2013The research firm finds IT budgets increasing and one technology getting a lot of attention. What Was Insurance Tech Like Before the PC? April 12, 2013A respondent to a Reddit thread on the pre-PC era provides a window into how billing and accounting systems were developed on punch cards. Making Claims Data Actionable for Litigation Management April 10, 2013Implementing a consolidated litigation management solution helps insurers trim claim expense costs, streamline and automate workflows, and enforce best practices throughout the claims discipline. Top Issues of 2013: Risk Management, Strategy and Operations — Report April 05, 2013PwC identifies several key challenges that insurers will face during 2013, in areas such as risk management, strategy and operations. Cost Shifting: A Fresh Look at Soft Fraud November 25, 2012While safety has increased and frequency of injury has decreased, severity of injuries has increased, suggesting that medical providers are shifting costs from government and private health payers to casualty insurers. 6 IT Competencies That Health Insurers Must Master Post-Reform November 19, 2012One of payers' biggest challenges is in the way that they go to market as the Affordable Care Act completes rollout. Insurers must implement flexible IT systems that enable unprecedented business agility. Guidewire Breaks Tier-1 Barrier Again With The Hartford’s ClaimCenter Contract October 19, 2012This latest win shows not only the appetite of top tier companies for simplifying their technology environments, but also the maturity of configurable core insurance software and Guidewire’s maturity as a vendor. Alberta Motor Associate Selects MajescoMastek for Billing September 13, 2012The company will implement STG Billing first in its auto, property and accident insurance books. Amica Guidewire Contract Validates Billing/Customer-Centricity Nexus September 11, 2012Carriers continue to obsess over their ability to transition from being policy- to customer-centric, and billing is a key component of that ambition. Nationwide Expands Guidewire Relationship to Include Policy Admin and Billing September 05, 2012Already in the process of implementing Guidewire ClaimCenter, the insurer will become a full Guidewire InsuranceSuite customer with the deployment of Guidewire PolicyCenter and BillingCenter. OneShield Incorporates BNY Mellon Payment Services into Dragon Billing August 07, 2012The BNY Mellon services include electronic payments, automated clearing house payment processing, disbursements, and lockbox services. Cameron Mutual Insurance Extends StoneRiver Relationship to Billing, Claims July 18, 2012The P&C insurer is already in production with StoneRiver policy administration software. Penn National Selects Guidewire for Billing July 12, 2012This is the first InsuranceSuite product implemented by the P&C insurer. Data Discoveries and Analytics Unite to Ignite Innovative Thinking in Financial Services June 08, 2012The use of statistics, data and analytics to evaluate everything from baseball players to insurance claims to political sentiment was the focus of a recent SAS financial services event. Two New York Blues Ink Benefitfocus May 29, 2012HealthNow New York, the parent company of BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York and BlueShield of Northeastern New York, plans to use the platform to provide employers healthcare enrollment and e-billing technology. Nautilus Selects MajescoMastek for Billing May 23, 2012The E&S carrier is looking to automate the billing process. Rockhill Insurance Group Selects Guidewire Rating, Underwriting, Policy Admin and Billing May 10, 2012The specialty insurer hopes to gain product speed to market and process consistency. Arizona State Compensation Fund Selects Guidewire March 27, 2012The worker's compensation insurer has selected the vendor's full insurance suite for policy administration, claims, billing, rating and underwriting. Would You Accept Premium Payments Through Facebook's App? February 28, 2012Many people interact with their social networks through their smartphone. Are insurers prepared to adjust to that reality? West Bend Mutual Selects Accenture Duck Creek February 27, 2012The P&C carrier will implement policy administration and billing software from the vendor.