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. Insurers' 3 Most Promising Next-Gen Techs... And an Overrated One March 01, 2013Insurance company technologists had different ideas on the emerging technology with the most potential in a panel discussion this week -- but reached a surprising consensus on which one might have the least. Northeast Insurers Mop Up After Sandy, Face Formidable Claims Challenge November 05, 2012Carriers that have navigated the initial business continuity challenges of Hurricane Sandy are ramping up to deal with increased claims volume as power is restored to policyholders.
Torus Leverages Portal Tech for Expanded Small Business Strategy November 05, 2012The global specialty insurer has adapted its industry-leading ESCAPE portal capabilities from its beginnings in excess casualty to commercial E&O and healthcare/medical professional liability. Q&A: Torus's Michael Kim Discusses the Freedom of Building Technology Infrastructure From Scratch April 06, 2012Torus chief administrative officer Michael Kim explains how the company's rapid success has been aided by the opportunity to build technology infrastructure and architecture from scratch, avoiding the friction and delays of legacy insurance systems. 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. Torus Announces Intention to Enter U.S. Surety Market with Acquisition December 13, 2011The specialty insurer has acquired First Sealord Surety. Torus Insurance Completes Rapid Implementation of Guidewire ClaimCenter November 22, 2011The carrier's hub-and-spoke architecture minimized the integration and data challenges related to the implementation. Rethinking the Single-Platform Policy Admin Strategy October 26, 2011Consolidating down to a single policy administration system would be a dream-come-true for many insurance CIOs, but given the capabilities of modern systems architecture, it's not necessarily the right objective.
The 4 Prerequisites of Business Intelligence October 07, 2011What steps must insurance companies take to move beyond point solutions to enterprisewide business intelligence that drives informed, data-driven decision making at all levels of the organization? Torus Insurance's ESCAPE Broker Portal Aspires to Industry Leadership March 25, 2011A unique combination of technology and state-of-the-art functionality distinguishes Torus' broker portal in the excess casualty business, the carrier asserts. P&C Carrier Torus Deploys Cognizant Risk Platform, Selects Guidewire Claims System October 14, 2010The London-based carrier of property, casualty, specialty and reinsurance has deployed a risk engineering platform from Cognizant and selected Guidewire's ClaimCenter. 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. Torus Insurance Will Use Solution from EQUCAT September 24, 2008