October 5, 2015 - October 6, 2015
news: The Automated Mobile Hail Estimating device uses high-definition cameras to accurately estimate hail damage.
news: The Munich Re unit has made an investment in Waygum, Inc., a technology startup that is building a mobile app platform for the Industrial Internet of Things.
news: Four of five insurers say their underwriting staff are hesitant to adopt predictive analytics because they fear the technology will replace them, according to a Valen Analytics survey.
hr news: Rahul Merchant's career spans public- and private-sector work in financial services IT.
news: The computer security industry is eating humble pie at this week's RSA Security Conference in San Francisco. Amid continued cybersecurity break-ins and a growing threat landscape, here are five key IT security and data protection trends emerging at the conference.
news: Drones are one of the latest tools in precision agriculture, in which data is collected by satellites and sensors and analyzed to maximize farm yields.
news: Property-and-casualty policy sales fell 2.9 percent in the first quarter, Zurich-based Ace said, driven partly by currency fluctuations and declines in the agriculture business.
news: The Federal Reserve would be at the helm of a reorganized regulatory system that eliminates the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and combines other agencies under the plan released Monday.
news: With hurricane season set to start June 1, Citizens is taking advantage of interest rates close to generational lows to bolster its claim-paying ability.
WOMEN IN INSURANCE LEADERSHIP
UPDATE: Six insurers in total have been recognized by the National Association for Female Executives for policies, practices and the number of women reaching the upper echelons of management.
UPDATE: Veronica Scotti has a deep background in reinsurance and risk management, with a career spanning corporate finance advisory, asset management and strategy.
There are those who believe that favoring one channel or mode over another will lead to even more silos and dysfunction than we already have in many organizations.
Googles search engine will now will favor mobile friendly content over traditional website content; within the insurance industry, the greatest initial impact is likely to be felt by insurance distributors.
New research from Novarica highlights areas of concern and offers insights on insurers spending and budgeting decisions.
Aflac US Operations President Teresa White on Healthcare Reform and Innovation
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