Insurance IT Pros Satisfied Despite Flat Salaries May 01, 2013Insurance IT pros aren't seeing huge salary increases, but job satisfaction is high and opportunities abound for those with a passion for the business, our research shows. Fads Versus Reality: What's the Best Way to Boost Workforce Productivity? April 26, 2013There's been much debate about the best way to encourage employee productivity. Insurance & Technology's IT Resource Management Guide offers insights into this challenge and other strategies for getting the most out of staff, budget and IT partners. 3 Trends in Insurance Technology Training March 15, 2013As with any other IT investment, insurance technology executives need to maximize the value – in terms of time and resources, as well as expenditures for every employee training investment. However, it’s often difficult to know where training w As Telecommuting Debate Rages, Aetna Sticks by Big At-Home Workforce March 01, 2013Of the insurer's 35,000 employees, 14,500 do not
have a desk at the home office, a move that the company's top executives, CEO Mark Bertolini and national business chief Joseph Zubretsky, have said helps cut costs in real estate. How is Insurance Technology Like Downton Abbey? February 26, 2013The great English house is a legacy system embedded in an institution with a history of hostile takeover. Its survival depends on accessing new talent and reorienting itself to understand its mission from an outside-in perspective. 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. 3 Ways Insurers Can Win with Predictive Analytics January 31, 2013Implementation of predictive modeling is on a slow but steady climb in insurance. Here's some tips for getting the most out of your initiatives. How Data Quality Bolsters Workforce Optimization November 16, 2012If only 75% of the information in a given insurer's database is accurate, a sophisticated workforce optimization system may not be able to make the right calculations. 8 Ways to Maximize Insurance CIO Success October 26, 2012Insurance CIOs will need to embrace agile development, focus on execution and utilize a number of other management strategies in order to find continued success, according to Novarica's Matthew Josefowicz. How Insurance & Technology's Elite 8 Balance Work and Life October 24, 2012In today's highly charged insurance market, the pressure on technology executives can be extreme. Here's how some of the 2012 Elite 8 leaders balance their work and personal lives. Elite 8 2012: Graeme Boddy Accelerates IT Development To Stay Ahead October 15, 2012For Builders Mutual CIO Graeme Boddy, the recession offered an opportunity to build infrastructure for a new kind of insurance agent and customer. Today, the company is reaping the rewards. 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. 4 Reasons Security Policies Fail, And 7 Steps to Make Sure They Don't September 11, 2012Without an ongoing systematic and proactive user awareness program, a strong security posture is in jeopardy. There is no cure for human error, but insurers can educate their workforce to help employees make the right decisions and avoid unnecessary mistak Workforce Optimization: The Science of Efficiency, The Art of Customer Experience July 06, 2012The aim of automation is not simple efficiency but liberating both humans and machines to do what they do best in order to benefit customers — and the workforce too. Employment Outlook Continues to Improve for Insurance Technology Sector June 19, 2012Hiring in the insurance technology sector is showing signs of life, and compensation for insurance IT staff is trending upward. But pay for IT managers is sliding. Insurers Gain Productivity, Improved Service and a Modern Work Environment Through Workforce Optimization Initiatives June 19, 2012Workforce optimization technologies provide insurance companies with business agility and transparency into their processes, powering greater efficiency and productivity as well as a more engaging work environment. The Co-Operators to Implement HR Software May 23, 2012Ultimate Software's UltiPro will help the insurer be more precise with its workforce data. How To Build The Right IT Skills May 18, 2012Every IT pro, no matter how senior, must always be in learning mode, but especially in a lackluster economy. Jackson National Life Opens New IT Center, Adds Staff March 19, 2012The new positions are mostly concentrated in Internet development and document systems programming activities, as well as Java programming, network administration and other infrastructure-related areas. Can Insurers Compete in the Global Competition for Qualified Workers? August 26, 2011New research from the ManpowerGroup indicates that one in three employers is having trouble filling jobs due to lack of available talent. Do insurance companies have the right strategies to compete in this environment?