Where Do Insurers Find Innovative Ideas? May 08, 2013Insurer ACORD LOMA attendees agree on the best place to find dynamic, innovative ideas within the insurance organization. AXA's New Life HQ Places Premium on Innovation May 03, 2013The new headquarters for AXA Equitable's Life Operations is built around facilitating an innovative culture. 5 Key Findings from Celent's Insurance CIO Survey April 26, 2013The research firm finds IT budgets increasing and one technology getting a lot of attention. 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. Q&A: Why Alfa Insurance Prioritizes Mobile Innovation April 03, 2013The regional P&C insurer sees mobility as a major differentiator in its market, and wants to be on the leading edge, according to VP Walter Overby. 3 Insurance Innovation Insights From All Corners of the Industry March 01, 2013Insurance technologists, analysts, and third-party observers shared some of their components of an innovative culture. MassMutual CIO Bob Casale Reimagines IT February 06, 2013The technology head visited Insurance & Technology's offices and shared some insights into the insurer's new approach to IT. What Two Doctors' Offices Can Tell Us About The Motivation to Innovate January 10, 2013Identifying the time to make innovative, forward-looking changes to IT infrastructure before the opportunity passes will help leading insurers differentiate themselves. Setting the Stage for Innovation, Part 3: Leverage Next-Gen Technologies December 19, 2012In the final part of a series on encouraging insurance IT innovation, SMA's Deb Smallwood talks about how technology can be an enabler of new ideas. Setting the Stage for Innovation, Part 2: Create a Collaborative Working Environment December 18, 2012In part 2 of a series on encouraging innovation in the insurance business, SMA's Deb Smallwood explores the challenges of bringing great ideas to the fore. Setting the Stage for Innovation, Part 1 of 3: Incent an Innovative Culture December 17, 2012In part 1 of a three-part series on setting the stage for insurance innovation, SMA's Deb Smallwood discusses how to get IT staff to think differently. 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. Why Insurance is Like Victoria's Secret November 06, 2012At the 2012 Insurance & Technology Summit, CUNA Mutual CIO Rick Roy told the audience that the company's direct-to-consumer strategy is based on some very unlikely sources. Do Insurers — or Anyone — Need a Mini iPad? October 24, 2012Real estate is what makes tablet computers enticing for insurers. Reality Check from Nando Parrado, Survivor of ’72 Plane Crash in the Andes October 23, 2012The ordeal of Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 shows not only the importance of teamwork but also the ultimate importance of individual motivation, Nando Parrado said in his address to the general session during the Guidewire Connections conference. The CMO-CIO Alignment Imperative: Integrating Digital to Drive Insurance Enterprise Performance October 22, 2012For insurers to maximize digital opportunities, marketing and IT leaders must collaborate to create an integrated digital marketing and technology road map, says Liz Miller, CMO Council. Gamification an Outlet for Itchy Mobile Development Organizations October 19, 2012Insurers are putting out mobile games with astonishing regularity. There must be a good reason, right? Technology Indistinguishable from Business for Insurers October 19, 2012Insurance & Technology's 2012 Elite 8 honorees have been at the forefront of insurance IT's transformation into a critical driver of smart innovation. Elite 8 2012: CIO Michael Fergang Drives Innovation for the Business at Grange Insurance October 18, 2012Grange Insurance CIO Michael Fergang's tenure demonstrates that developing a creative team with the right business mind-set can result in delivery of solutions unforeseen by the business. How Great American Made the Business Case for Mobile Innovation September 28, 2012It took the right combination of factors for the specialty insurer to kick off its award-winning mobile initiative.