Topics: Infrastructure Aetna Names J.P. Morgan Vet New CISO May 16, 2013James Routh has joined Aetna as chief information security officer responsible for the overall program around the health insurer's information assets. 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. 5 Key Components of IT Effectiveness April 19, 2013To become a truly effective IT organization, it is vital to understand the customer's expectations and how you're performing according to those expectations. 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. MassMutual Names New Head of IT Operations March 12, 2013Tim Dwyer is responsible for infrastructure services across the organization. Erie Names Former Marketing Exec SVP in Charge of IT Infrastructure, Services February 26, 2013Keith Kennedy is named senior vice president for strategic and integrated services. 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. New York Life Finds New CTO Internally November 27, 2012Michael Del Secolo is promoted to the position. Do Insurers Understand The Cloud's Real Value? November 14, 2012Cost savings may be the primary driver for insurers to adopt the cloud and virtualization, but the cloud's real potential is as a means of innovation and competitive advantage. Elite 8 2012: Greg Clancy Transforms IT Organization Through Core Systems Modernization October 17, 2012Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance SVP and CIO Greg Clancy has overseen the replacement of nearly all of the company's primary systems. And he had to remake the IT organization in the process. Elite 8 2012: Susan Gueli’s High-Energy Approach to Building IT Muscle October 15, 2012Nationwide Financial CIO Susan Gueli has led a highly motivated team to simplify systems and build market-leading capabilities for the insurer's adviser distributors. Insurance Companies Have Opportunities to Lead the Big Data Revolution October 05, 2012In addition to technology, insurers must deal with talent, culture, and governance within their own companies to support their big data efforts. Should Policyholders Share the Security Burden With Insurance Companies? September 07, 2012It's harder than ever to secure an increasingly mobile-based enterprise while also improving customer engagement. But insurance companies must shoulder the security burden. Allianz Life Brings in Accenture Exec as VP of Infrastructure August 30, 2012Tom Mundt will also serve as the key IT contact with parent company Allianz SE. Insurers See Clouds on the Horizon July 23, 2012Cloud computing, SaaS and hosted solutions are expanding insurers’ outsourcing options and promise to help companies be more agile, competitive and cost-effective. Strategies for Insurers Looking to Adopt Agile Development June 16, 2012While Agile Development can force some projects to take longer to complete, the benefits of agile development outweight the risks -- if implemented correctly. 12 Core Competencies to Help Insurance Companies Close the IT Skills Gap June 14, 2012Developing the 21st century IT workforce requires insurance companies to not only integrate business and technology strategies, but also to rethink insurance IT professionals' core competencies, says Dan Roberts, Ouellette & Associates. 7 Opinions on Big Data: Defining It, Using It, Storing It and More June 11, 2012At the recent insurance industry trade shows, "big data" was the talk of the floor. Here are some thoughts from the community on challenges and applications of it. Consider the BPM Route to Systems Modernization June 05, 2012BPM can be a springboard to address a multitude of application problems, helping insurance companies modernize and automate core systems quickly, easily and affordably. 3 Keys to Turning the Potential Pain of Consumerization Into Pleasure April 19, 2012Consumer adoption of mobile, social media and other new technologies requires insurance CIOs to recast their technology architectures and reassert their strategic role. I&T offers three keys to turning consumerization into a competitive advantage.