2013 a Pivotal Year for Insurance CIOs: GartnerJanuary 29, 2013Insurance CIOs must begin to address legacy issues and skill deficits in order to be able to meet the service, operational efficiency and profitability demands of the next decade.
Big Data: Technical or Organizational Problem?October 22, 2012With the “big data” buzz, focus has zeroed in on technical solutions to increase flow of information. But what are the organizational considerations that insurers need to make? Where does big data fit into data management strategies?
Insurers See Clouds on the HorizonJuly 23, 2012Cloud computing, SaaS and hosted solutions are expanding insurers’ outsourcing options and promise to help companies be more agile, competitive and cost-effective.
The Return of Insurity: Analysts ReactNovember 10, 2011The acquisition of LexisNexis' insurance software business by Genstar Capital will benefit insurance carrier customers while clarifying LexisNexis' insurance-related business and delivering a cautionary message to companies ambitious to enter the insurance
Apple Can Learn From PlayBook's Poor ReviewsApril 15, 2011With tablets eating into the PC market, it may be time to treat them as more than just media consumption devices, and enable them with the capabilities to perform standard computing tasks on their own to spur enterprise adoption.
Gartner Provides Policy Admin Project AdviceApril 19, 2010If delayed and over-budget policy administration system implementations are to be avoided, improved vendor relationship management and more packaged software expertise are necessary, says Kimberly Harris-Ferrante, VP and Distinguished Analyst, Gartner.
IT Investment to the RescueDecember 16, 2009Continuing economic uncertainty has spurred rather than hobbled technology investment, as insurance IT organizations seek to support competitive distinction through superior underwriting, pricing and customer-facing capabilities.