Data Management


New Mexico Mutual Picks Guidewire

By Chris McMahon

Workers comp insurer intends to automate processes and enhance its capabilities for agent and customer service.

SAS to Launch Cybersecurity

By Chris McMahon

New platform, scheduled for fall release, is intended to reveal abnormal network behavior and help thwart attacks, company says.

Companies Sharing Hacking Data Get Legal Shield in U.S. Bill

By Chris Strohm

Industry groups sought legal protections that would encourage information sharing to help prevent increasingly damaging cyber-attacks.

Hartford Steam Boiler Backs Internet of Things Startup

By Nathan Golia

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.

Progressive CIO: Big Data's a Big Deal

By Chris McMahon

CIO Ray Voelker says Progressive's IT and business strategy are 'indistinguishable,' discusses how the insurer’s big data strategy stands out, and the possibility of Google, Apple and Microsoft entering the auto insurance market.

Western National Turns to Valen for Underwriting Analytics

By Chris McMahon

The mutual insurer intends to use the InsureRight Predict feature for underwriting purposes.

Zurich Staff to Share Desks as Insurer Pushes Profit Increase

By Oliver Suess, Jan Schwalbe

The insurer is hoping to save money by shrinking its space footprint.

Travelers Takes on Insurance's Diversity and Hiring Challenges

By Nathan Golia

The company’s partnership with several local educational institutions is aimed at bringing employees into the industry from underrepresented communities.

Nationwide Finds Ohio State the Perfect Analytics Match

By Nathan Golia

The insurer’s Nationwide Center for Advanced Customer Insights on the Ohio State University campus gives students exposure to real-life insurance data and business challenges.

AIG Takes Stake in Investigative Firm to Offer Cyber Protection

By Doni Bloomfield

Closely held K2 Intelligence will help develop products to prevent cybercrime, AIG said.

JLT Specialty Gets Analytics SVP from Swiss Re

By Nathan Golia

New SVP of analytics and consulting Chris Najim has also worked at Swiss Re and Safeco.

How MassMutual Gives Data Grads the Startup Feel They Crave

By Nathan Golia

The company is collaborating with several colleges in its home region to bring data science talent into the organization in a new way.

Why The Biggest Insurers Are Going Back To School

By Nathan Golia

Nationwide, MassMutual, and State Farm are among the growing number of large insurance companies working closely with universities to build a pipeline of technology talent.

The Standard Promotes 2 in IT

By Nathan Golia

Both promotions focus on the data side of the organization.

How Big Data Keeps United Healthcare Nimble

The nation’s largest health insurer is using big data and advanced analytics for financial analysis, fraud and waste monitoring, cost management, pharmacy benefit management, clinical improvements and more.

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