June 2, 2013 - March 22, 2013
September 4, 2013 - April 12, 2013
September 10, 2013 - February 22, 2013
news: J.D. Power report ranks auto insurers' websites on shopping and self-service and finds that web-usability trumps price among customers.
news: Mobility has moved from being a business convenience to an opportunity over the past two years, and insurers are turning to customer service to take advantage of that.
who's buying what: Kansas-based agency aims for a unified software platform across all locations, which should increase operational efficiency.
news: Smaller U.S. insurers with overseas parent companies are unlikely to be targeted by FSOC; American Council of Life Insurers defends foreign nonbank financial companies.
hr news: Daniel OConnell brought in to work with the group's crisis management team and report to the chief underwriting officer.
news: Moore, Okla., suffered $1.4 billion in damages from a 1999 tornado; experts predict yesterdays EF-4 will result in similar figures.
UPDATE: Berkshire Hathaway receives affirmation after S&P downgrade; The Hanover Insurance Group, ING and several others receive updates.
UPDATE: AIG, Berkshire Hathaway and 14 others receive updates.
UPDATE: AXA, CNO and 15 others receive updates.
UPDATE: The Hartford Life, Wellpoint and 13 others receive updates.
While insurers are optimistic, IT spending growth remains contingent on the global economic recovery.
Insurers could clear up a lot of client management headaches in one fell swoop with desktop virtualization.
A relative newcomer to the insurance industry, RGA Reinsurance CIO Mark Showers shares his perspective on how the insurers' concerns compare to other industries.
Returning home from the ACORD-LOMA Forum (ACORD-LOMA) last week, I was reminded of a time about 12 years ago when I wrote that data is the lifeblood of the insurance industry and a strategic asset that needed effective management. The recollection was prompted in part by the fact that during ACORD LOMA the topics of big data, business analytics and business intelligence, and the need for quality data, continued to be hot topics both in terms of insurer priorities and discussion points.
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