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Insurers' 4 Most Promising Tech Initiatives

By Elliot M. Kass

Mobile and cloud applications are among the technologies generating the most excitement for insurance CIOs despite uncertain ROI, according to a Novarica report.

Market Share Leaders in the Public Health Exchanges

By Justin Stephani

The strategies of insurers like UnitedHealth Group and WellPoint are under the microscope as data from four of the five largest U.S. states is collected by SNL Financial Group.

Allied World U.S. Selects Cover-All Policy Software

By Justin Stephani

Insurer seeks to improve its abilities to rollout standard ISO-based lines of business as well as customize specialty lines configuration tools.

Fighting Negative Perceptions of IT with Communication and Persistence

By Justin Stephani

Members of the CIO panel at this year's PCI Information Technology Conference offered creative solutions to help IT units become enablers of growth.

4 Insurers Take Home Innovation Awards

By Carrie Burns

Strategy Meets Action recognizes Amica Mutual Insurance, Great American, two other insurers and one IT solution provider for successfully implementing next generation technologies or reflecting the spirit of innovation.

Commercial Insurers’ Top Technology Priorities

By Justin Stephani

Operational efficiency and underwriting discipline are crucial for growth and therefore are dictating commercial lines carriers’ technology purchases, according to a report from Novarica.

Market Trends for P&C Insurers

By Justin Stephani

A new report from Strategy Meets Action outlines current challenges and opportunities that should be top-of-mind for technologists and software providers.

Aflac Insurance Hires COO

By Justin Stephani

Daniel Lebish, a former Highmark executive, to take on new role for the group insurer.

American Modern Selects Guidewire Applications

By Jennifer Morrell

Specialty insurer to consolidate underwriting, policy administration, rating and billing in an attempt to improve scalability and lower expenses.

Insurers Shifting Focus to End-to-End Product Development Solutions

By Justin Stephani

Product changes currently require multiple systems, which drags on time-to-market metrics. That’s why many are eyeing core-product configuration solutions, according to new SMA research.

Ebix Acts on Brazil's Growth Potential

By Carrie Burns

Ebix Latin America says its agreement enables a large number of Brazilian brokers to concentrate on selling insurance while outsourcing their IT needs to an exchange hub.

Harford Mutual Goes with Guidewire for Systems Overhaul

By Justin Stephani

Ratings, underwriting, policy administration, claims and billing platforms included in purchase of InsuranceSuite.

WIL Deadline Extended

By Carrie Burns

INN also announces the launch of its Women in Insurance Leadership microsite and a new monthly program highlighting female leaders in the insurance industry.

Technology Drives Agency Growth

By Justin Stephani

Small agencies are growing faster than their larger counterparts, in part because of greater investments in mobility and other technologies, according to a new survey from Vertafore.

Xchanging Launches Netsett for U.S. Market

By Justin Stephani

Announcement follows releases in Asia and the United Kingdom from earlier this year.

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