12 Top Priorities for Personal Lines Insurer Technology

Property Casualty 360, June 16, 2014 | Melissa Hillebrand Personal lines continues to be competitive with technology playing a larger role in insurers’ abilities to attract, retain and serve clients profitably, and telematics is the new battleground in personal lines, Novarica says in its “Business and Technology Trends in Personal Lines” report. Mobile applications are … Read more12 Top Priorities for Personal Lines Insurer Technology

From Legacy to .NET to Portals to Mobile…It’s A Great Time to Be in IT

Eric Lien | Principal Consultant & CMO at Lien & Company During the annual IASA conference this year, I took the opportunity to speak with a number of carriers and vendors about some of the insurance industry’s most pressing business issues. In addition to one on one interviews I leveraged an on line survey** to … Read moreFrom Legacy to .NET to Portals to Mobile…It’s A Great Time to Be in IT

How to Build A Great Insurance IT Workforce

Insurance & Technology, May 9, 2014 | Kathy Burger CIOs from USAA, Unum and other insurance organizations shared secrets to attracting and retaining IT talent during a panel at the 2014 ACORD LOMA Insurance Systems Forum. Although technology is changing at a mind-boggling pace, some of the toughest challenges facing insurance company tech executives have … Read moreHow to Build A Great Insurance IT Workforce

Cloud Puts Carriers & Agencies on the Same Page

Insurance Networking News, May 6, 2014 | Joe Mckendrick For carriers, cloud computing offers a way to enhance and accelerate communications with agents, and agencies can benefit from better access, ease of use and efficiency gains. For years, carriers and agencies have looked for ways to better connect and share information as quickly and seamlessly … Read moreCloud Puts Carriers & Agencies on the Same Page

Is the Future of Insurance in the Internet of Things?

Property Casualty 360, April 29, 2014 | Hannah Bender Celent report addresses the IoT and its impact on P&C Insurance in value chain, product design, pricing, underwriting, service and claims Technology is continually evolving, and as a result, the world is becoming more connected. The digital world is becoming bigger and bigger, allowing people, places … Read moreIs the Future of Insurance in the Internet of Things?

6 Tips for Technology Implementation

Property Casualty 360, April 20, 2014 | Steve Wiser The acquisition of new technology as an ongoing, long-term process. Approach the task strategically and gain a competitive edge. There is no way around it: Success in today’s insurance industry hinges on an insurer’s ability to seek out and successfully deploy technology. And it’s no wonder … Read more6 Tips for Technology Implementation

Achieving Success in Large, Complex Software Projects

Insurance Networking News, July 11, 2014 | Sriram Chandrasekaran, Sauri Gudlavalleti, and Sanjay Kaniyar Using cross-functional teams to break down silos improves the chances of success when building highly complicated systems. Large technology-led transformation programs are important for creating business value and building strategic capabilities across industries. With many organizations spending around 50 percent of … Read moreAchieving Success in Large, Complex Software Projects

Insurers’ IT Spending Continues to Grow

INN Breaking News, April 11, 2014 | Chris McMahon Top trends include core and legacy system transformation, data mastery, and analytics and digitization, Celent says. Insurance IT spending across North America, Europe, Latin America, and Asia-Pacific will increase to $162.1 billion this year, increasing to $176.7 in 2016, according to “IT Spending in Insurance: A … Read moreInsurers’ IT Spending Continues to Grow