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Consumers Less Reluctant to Share Data than Previously Thought

By Beth Bacheldor

As larger number of consumers become willing to share their personal data, opportunities open up for insurers.

INN, Celent Recognize Best IT Practices, Honor Top Insurance Solution Providers

By Elliot Kass

Eight Annual Vanguards in Insurance Practices Awards shines spotlight on the industry’s most innovative carriers and vendors..

ISCS Releases New Version of SurePower Innovation

By Jennifer Morrell

New SurePower Innovation functionality offers insurer clients improved data mining and reporting capabilities.

Large P&C Insurers Plan to Blaze Big Data Trail in 2014

By Justin Stephani

While policy admin projects remain a top priority, twice as many large P&C carriers are investing in big data technology as last year.

Quality of Risk Data Top Concern Among Risk Managers

By Justin Stephani

The vast majority of financial institutions do not believe their data technology is very effective, according to a global risk survey from Deloitte.

Big Data: Where and How Insurers Are Investing

By Justin Stephani

While the overall number of big data initiatives is still relatively small, the majority are centered on modeling, according to a new Novarica report.

Guidewire Acquires Millbrook

By Justin Stephani

Guidewire’s acquisition of the data management and BI provider intended to enable more efficient legacy replacements.

Nearly 60% of Surveyed P&C Insurers List BI/Data as a Top Priority

By Justin Stephani

New data from Novarica’s most recent IT roundtable finds that while P&C insurers are focusing on data capabilities, speed to market is a particular point of emphasis for life/health insurers.

Survey: 70% of Small Business Owners Interested in Data Breach Insurance

By Carrie Burns

Commissioned by The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Co., Ponemon Institute’s survey results show many small businesses have had a data breach, almost all involving electronic records.

Steps for Insurers to Leverage Big Data

By Justin Stephani

A new report from Celent outlines the process of going from a big data spectator to becoming a practitioner and more.

P&C Insurers: Predictive Modeling is a Must

By Carrie Burns

Personal and commercial P&C insurers say data capture and transformation into useful information has become a critical differentiator of performance within the marketplace, according to a new survey.

4 Tech Trends Pushed by ACT, AUGIE in 2013

By Justin Stephani

Making agents’ lives easier with these technology advances should be on every insurer's to-do list this year, according to IIABA’s Agents Council for Technology and ACORD’s User Group Information Exchange.

Data Breaches Remain Low on List of Identity Fraud Causes

By Justin Stephani

A recent study from Travelers downplays the risk of digital platforms and transactions.

Two Insurers Select Valen’s Predictive Analytics Solution

By Justin Stephani

Recently upgraded analytics and underwriting software designed to enable proactive pricing and real-time policy evaluations.

Executives Agree They Must Embrace Big Data or Be Replaced

By Justin Stephani

A new survey of mostly insurance and IT executives also finds them looking for business cases to justify big data expenditures.

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