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. Can Electric Toothbrushes Yield Insurance-Relevant Data? One Company Thinks So May 20, 2013Per AdAge, at least one insurance company has partnered with an electric toothbrush manufacturer to share brushing data. 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. Insurer Group: Sharing Telematics Data Must Be Opt-In May 03, 2013The Association of British Insurers tells its members that getting "explicit consent" from policyholders is a best practice when sharing telematics data outside core insurance practices. 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. ACORD Names Chief Standards Officer April 23, 2013Former Zurich General Insurance executive Monique Hesseling joins the industry standards group as VP and chief standards officer, a new position. 3 Must-Haves for Insurance Data Quality April 12, 2013The increasing number of channels is hurting data quality within insurance organizations, 94% suspect their customer and prospect data might be inaccurate in some way. Specialty Insurers' Top 5 Tech Priorities April 02, 2013A Novarica report indicates where specialty insurers are spending their IT budget. CUNA Mutual Pursues Growth With Data-Driven Marketing March 28, 2013Financial services company's strategic conception of data underlies its multichannel, multiproduct and customer-centric growth aspirations. 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. A Better Business Case For Big Data March 26, 2013Many factors contribute to the continuing difficulty insurers have in making an effective business case for big data investments. Gauging The Benefits Of In-Memory Computing For Insurance March 21, 2013SAP has made a splash with its Hana in-memory database technology, but its utility for insurance will depend on carriers' need for speed. Big Data Not Yet A Best Practice In Insurance March 20, 2013Big data is a hot topic across the insurance industry, but many carriers are stymied by the challenges of making a business case for the types of systems and infrastructure investments required to support a big data strategy, says Martina Conlon, a princi 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 Train Your Data Scientists to Be Storytellers March 15, 2013Analytics aren’t all science – data scientists need to be able to communicate complex results to a broad community of stakeholders. 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. You Need to Replace Your Policy Admin System — But Are You Ready? March 13, 2013Deciding that the time is right for core policy system replacement isn’t the same as being ready to do so, but mistaking the two is a common trap for insurers to fall into. SAP's Cummings: Camilion Acquisition Adds Value for U.S. Clients March 08, 2013Robert Cummings, head of SAP's insurance business unit, says that the acquisition of Camilion helps fill holes in the company's insurance suite that had kept it out of the U.S. market. The New Business Process: 4 Tech Enablers March 01, 2013Writing new business accurately and efficiently is critical to an insurer’s ability to grow and gain market share. How can tech enable carriers in a world of increased expectations? Aviva Goes With Smartphones For Usage-Based Insurance February 22, 2013The Aviva Drive smartphone app records 200 miles of driving behavior, letting the insurer provide a policy discount.