Specialty Insurers' Top 5 Tech Priorities April 02, 2013A Novarica report indicates where specialty insurers are spending their IT budget. Argo Group Names New Head of U.S. Operations March 06, 2013Kevin Rehnberg will oversee all aspects of the specialty insurer's U.S. business. Inside the Sandy Claims Response: From the Front Lines January 28, 2013Insurers are combining technological prowess with an improvisational spirit to address the superstorm's claims challenge. Crum & Forster Creates Analytics VP Position January 24, 2013The new hire will assist the company's underwriting, marketing, and claims operations with data mining and predictive modeling.
Registering for a Race Online? Insure Your Fee November 26, 2012Allianz' specialty arm is offering a way for race registrants to insure their fee in case of cancellation -- like the New York Marathon post-Sandy. Crum & Forster Sees New Policy Admin System as Key to Growth November 09, 2012Crum & Forster to deploy Accenture Duck Creek P&C software to help streamline processes, better serve customers and drive growth. Business Insurers Face Tangle of Sandy Claims October 29, 2012The varied size and needs of clients represent a challenge for their insurers. Alterra Appoints First Chief Claims Officer October 17, 2012Nick Conca has previously worked at Liberty International. 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. Rockhill Insurance Group Selects Guidewire Rating, Underwriting, Policy Admin and Billing May 10, 2012The specialty insurer hopes to gain product speed to market and process consistency. Mobile-Enabling Agents An Insurance Imperative: Insurance & Technology Virtual Event March 02, 2012Distributors across lines of business are looking to their carrier partners for solutions that allow them to grow their businesses using tablets and smartphones. Kingsway Amigo Selects The Stingray System September 01, 2011The carrier will use the Maximum Processing offering for policy, billing, claims and reinsurance processing. Brazos Specialty Risk Partners with SpeedGauge for Analytics July 11, 2011The fleet insurer will lower premiums for policyholders using SpeedGauge. KnightBrook, Beazley Sign Unirisx August 27, 2010The provider of software-as-a-service policy, claims and billing platforms adds one American and one British client. Torus Specialty Selects Duck Creek for Policy Admin, Billing March 15, 2010The carrier has signed a contract for Duck Creek's solutions in order to support expansion into new lines of business. Steve Cooper Named President of United Heartland Insurance January 29, 2010Prior to joining United Heartland, Cooper served as vice president of Claim Operations & TPA at Accident Fund Insurance Company of America (Lansing, Mich.), another Accident Fund Holdings subsidiary. Keith Sievers Centralizes, Modernizes IT at Unitrin October 12, 2009Keith Sievers has used a mix of componentization and federalization to help streamline and modernize Unitrin's technology operations in his role as the company's shared services CIO. Mark Berthiaume Addresses the Big Picture at Chubb October 12, 2009The enterprise IT governance and strategy initiatives driven by Mark Berthiaume, CIO of Chubb's Specialty and Commercial divisions, are highlights of a career transcending the limits of business lines and of IT itself. Berthiaume’s Influence Spreads at Chubb July 20, 2009Mark Berthiaume, Chubb Specialty Insurance's CIO since 2001, has taken on the CIO role for Chubb Commercial Insurance, in addition to stewardship of the carrier's Surety IT organization and Specialty's field operations, and responsibility for global IT str Gary Plotkin Supports OneBeacon’s Growth Strategy June 15, 2009In his new role as CIO of OneBeacon, Gary Plotkin will focus on growth, supported by collaboration across the carrier's distributed IT organization.