Return of the Guru

The Year in Review: Caution Remains the Byword

December 30, 2011

Without previous levels of investment return, the industry's IT stance remained conservative.

Insurers Will (Cautiously) Invest in Technology in 2012

December 27, 2011

The industry continues to struggle with a bad economy and tough catastrophes, and technology will be asked to do more than ever, but at a reasonable price.

The Battle Over Automotive Connectivity Takes Shape

December 23, 2011

In the face of the NTSB's recommended ban, auto manufacturers are gung-ho about adding more connectivity in the car.

A New Hope for Cloud Security

December 21, 2011

Insurers are skeptical about the cloud, but new developments could lend hope to a secure future.

Data Storage Continues to Attract IT Funding

December 20, 2011

As IT budgets begin to recover, storage and file recovery are hot items.

Microsoft, GE Venture Should Aid Health Insurers

December 13, 2011

Potentially simpler interconnectivity and cheaper information dissemination processes could make insurers, and insureds' wallets, very happy.

Thumbs Down to Gesture Recognition Technology

December 12, 2011

Risks continue to outweigh the benefits when it comes to implementing technologies of convenience behind the wheel.

Want IT Job Security? Learn COBOL

December 7, 2011

Despite pressure to upgrade and leave legacy systems behind, COBOL has remained not only relevant, but common among IT systems within the industry.

Economic Uncertainty Puts IT in a No-Win Situation

December 2, 2011

With a bearish market persisting, IT is expected to deliver miracles without the luxury of economic hardship as an excuse.

Lessons to be Learned from Massive Data Breach Lawsuit

November 29, 2011

Recent suit filed in Sacramento should serve as a reminder that when it comes securing data, there is no room for error.

Can Social Media Become A Boon to Health Care?

November 28, 2011

Some say social media can serve as a comfortable setting for learning and receiving encouragement from others suffering similar circumstances, but how can patients verify the information's integrity?

Will Smartphones be the Only Technology Needed by Claims Personnel?

November 21, 2011

As technology evolves, it may be that smartphone-toting field personnel are capable of doing their job anytime, anywhere.

Auto Voice Recognition Brings Challenges

November 15, 2011

Unabashed consumer desire and expectations are spurring the implementation of voice recognition into automobiles, yet questions regarding the technology's effectiveness and driver safety abound.

Why are Women Underrepresented in High Tech?

November 14, 2011

Regardless of whether the IT industry's glass ceiling has been broken, entrepreneurs make for an industry of unprecedented opportunity for women.

Drivers Welcome More Distractions

November 7, 2011

A new survey says drivers want more connectivity behind the wheel and that they think automated driving is not far off, but is that what we really want?