Conning/RASL Alliance Aims at Alternative Investment Strategies for Insurers April 29, 2013The firms have adopted a "unique" approach will provide exposure to sources of return traditionally available only to investors in hedge funds but with significantly lower fees and capital charges as well as greater transparency and liquidity. Social Media's Dangers and 7 Other Factors That Can Impact Life Insurance Sales March 15, 2013Insurance consultancy Conning says that life insurers must be cognizant of the chatter around them in the social arena, as well as present in the ever-growing channel, to grow their businesses. Conning/Milliman Partnership Boosts Economic Capital Modeling March 05, 2013Linking Milliman’s MG-ALFA system with Conning’s GEMS Economic Scenario Generator will respond to regulators’ and raters increasing demand for stochastic modeling capabilities and foster a holistic approach to risk management. New Conning Investment Optimization Solution Uses Stochastic, Integrated Approach October 10, 2012The Investment Optimizer risk/reward efficient frontier analysis solution, available as software or services, uses stochastic modeling to enable asset-and-liability modeling and places investment risk in the context of underwriting, liability and operation Conning Upgrades Modeling Platforms July 17, 2012User-friendliness was targeted in the latest upgrades to ADVISE and GEMS. Conning Upgrades Financial Modeling Platform March 28, 2012Version 5.6 provides clients with enhanced next generation tools to better recognize major shifts in the bond markets following the global financial crises, according to the vendor. Claims Focus Shifts from Financial to Service Concerns: Conning July 27, 2011The insurance research and consulting group has noted a change in claims strategy since the mid-1990s toward building the best customer service experience. Reports Find P&C Industry on Solid Financial Footing June 23, 2010Profitability returns and reserves are well-stocked, but potential snags could still come, organizations say. Conning: Life Insurers Prepared for Optional Federal Charter Will Enjoy Competitive Advantage July 23, 2009Insurers prepared for what Conning calls a likely single-licensure, single regulatory system, in terms of distribution, geographic focus, and other issues, will gain a significant advantage in the event of federal regulation of some portion of the life ins Conning Research: P&C Offshore BPO May Accelerate May 04, 2009Property/Casualty insurers save an average of 32 percent on offshore versus onshore business process outsourcing alternatives, according to Conning Research & Consulting. Assurant's VerifyIns Site Drives Online Sales Success January 21, 2009Rental insurance confirmation site supports partnerships with property management companies that deliver new insurance business to Assurant Special Property. Unum CEO Utilizes Technology To Provide Superior Employee Benefits May 21, 2007Technology is essential to improving the ease of doing business with -- and driving growth at -- Unum Group, says president and CEO Thomas Watjen. Unum CEO Utilizes Technology To Provide Superior Employee Benefits May 08, 2007Technology is essential to improving the ease of doing business with -- and driving growth at -- Unum Group, says president and CEO Thomas Watjen. Credit-Scoring Alternatives Sought May 30, 2002States continue to debate legislation restricting the use of credit for underwriting, but do credit scores really matter? NEWS BRIEFS March 20, 2002Great American Insurance revamps Bond Division site; Farmers Insurance's Farmers FastQuote launches this week ; Certified Professional Insurance Agents Society recognizes Selective Insurance Group as 2002 "Company Partner of the Year"... E-Biz Focus Should Be on Service August 02, 2001As the tech-savvy Generation Y matures, online sales are bound to rise. But for now, stresses a TowerGroup study, insurers should focus e-commerce efforts on "e-services." DELIVERY BRIEFS June 08, 2001 Making It Personal May 08, 2001Insurers Are Finding The Right Technology Options To Tap The Potential Of The Worksite Market.