Big Data Boosts Enterprise Risk Management April 01, 2013Technology is democratizing insurers' access to high-performance computing and expanding their view of risk exposure. Making ERM Part of an Insurer's Culture Requires People, Not Just Technology February 08, 2013Effective risk management is not about trying to avoid risk; it is about striking a balance between minimizing risk and maximizing reward. What Fuels ERM? More Data December 20, 2012You'll never get enterprise risk management right until you analyze enough data to make informed decisions. The Downside Of Enterprise Risk Management December 19, 2012As insurers get closer to managing risk across the enterprise, they could face some unexpected legal challenges. 10 Pillars Of An Effective Insurance ERM Framework December 18, 2012Insurers must evaluate risk with greater accuracy, granularity and timeliness. Ernst & Young's Bill Spinard provides a framework for the proper concepts, procedures and technology to achieve genuine enterprise risk management. New York Life Names New Long-Term Care Head October 18, 2012Troy Glover is currently the COO of the unit, where he oversees among other things tech strategy for long-term care. Vermont Mutual Selects Thunderhead for SOA-Based Systems Revamp October 01, 2012The goal of the selection is to streamline the document creation and management process. American Family Buys Permanent General for $239 Million, Citing Direct Sales Experience September 26, 2012The target company specializes in nonstandard auto insurance. Permanent General Selects Mitchell WorkCenter April 02, 2012The goal of the implementation is to reduce the amount of manual data entry in the appraisal assignment process, according to Vernon Ernst, national physical damage manager for the insurer. Two Insurance IT Predictions from Gartner: Are We Closer Than They Think? January 09, 2012Gartner predicts a social network will become a distribution channel and that health paying and providing will merge by 2014. But the groundwork is well-laid for both. Intermap to Provide European Data for AIR Models November 28, 2011The data will be used to develop flood models. Which Insurer Do Customers Trust Most? October 18, 2011The Temkin Group just released the results of its 2011 Trust Ratings, based on a poll of 6,000 U.S. consumers about 143 companies across 12 industries, and readers may be shocked to see an insurer in the number-one spot. Appelate Court Throws Out AIG, Gen Re Finite Reinsurance Convictions August 03, 2011The reversal in convictions in U.S. v. Ferguson raises questions about prosecutors' zeal, and have
implications for civil case against Hank Greenberg filed by former New York Attorney General Eliot
Spitzer in 2005. PERMA Picks Benefit Express for Health Benefits Administration January 18, 2011The vendor's platform will administer benefits for health joint insurance funds. Solvency II: What You Need to Know Right Now (Part I) January 14, 2011SunGard's Petra Wildemann discusses coming implementation milestones and the time, budgeting and planning required for compliance — particularly for carrier technology organizations. Kaiser Permanente Promotes CIO Philip Fasano to EVP December 16, 2010Since his arrival in 2007, Fasano has presided over a major electronic health record initiative and has driven support of real-time, personalized healthcare. The Principal Selects iGO for Term and Universal Life November 12, 2010The iPipeline product will be launched this month with a pilot group, with plans to go live across the enterprise next year. What the 2010 Election Means for Insurance IT November 03, 2010GOP victories will recast the implementation of healthcare reform and likely impact privacy and security legislation. Independence Blue Cross VP Shares Advice on Building Enterprise Analytical Capabilities November 01, 2010Fresh from early completion of Independence Blue Cross' five-year informatics plan, Hank Vermeulen reflects on the importance of senior leadership sponsorship and looks forward to the challenges of healthcare reform. Humana Powers Long-Term Care Site with NavGate July 14, 2010The CareOptions OnLine system adds database, calculator and living will capabilities to the Humana site.