Data Management


81% of Companies Shifting Mission Critical Apps to Cloud

By Bob Violino

A Forrester Research survey found that cost savings is no longer the primary driver for leveraging cloud services.

Accenture, MIT Rally Big Data and Analytics Researchers

By Joe Panettieri

Previous initiatives have studied social media causal monitoring, learning and revenue optimization, equipment failure prediction, and fraud detection and prevention.

9 Steps to Unlock Big Data's Hidden Value

By Anant Gupta

Big data helps leaders measure and understand more about their business and directly translate it into improved decision making and performance.

P&C Analytics for the Past, Present and Future

By INN Staff

Big data and analytics are taking the P&C sector by storm. Strategy Meets Action’s report shows which tools and techniques are getting the most traction.

Fraud vs. Data

By Beth Bacheldor

Armed with analytics, predictive modeling and big data, insurers like CNA are moving to take on application fraud.

Cybercrime Outranks Terrorism as Insurers’ Most Feared Emerging Risk

By Lenny Liebmann

A poll of insurance executives attending PCIA also found that suboptimal underwriting remains primary obstacle to corporate growth.

The Password Is: Simplicity

EMC Insurance’s Sara Richards explains the background and benefits of using the new SignOn Once push standard.

Cloudy With a Chance of Privacy

By Bob Violino

Insurers are coming to grips with security concerns about the cloud as they gain more familiarity with the technology and institute new best practices.

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.

InsFocus Unveils Web-Based Version of BI Solution

By Beth Bacheldor

Insurance-specific software lets companies create, view and manage reports via the Web.

Mainstream Insurers May Get Caught Napping as Internet-of-Things Boom Hits

By Lenny Liebmann

IT organizations still years away from essential data management and analytics capabilities needed for IoT.

Ohio Mutual Insurance Picks True Mileage

By Chris McMahon

Insurer will roll out UBI analytics applications and use a national data set to offer discounts to insureds in six states.

XL Group Names New COO for its Insurance Business

By Beth Bacheldor

Former NACP chief actuary, Donna Nadeau, brings in-depth expertise in data analytics to the COO position.

Motorists Insurance Utilizes Effisoft Software for Reinsurance Repository

By Jennifer Morrell

Effisoft’s WebXL reporting tools provide stronger controls and dramatic productivity gains.

Big Data Top Priority, Not the Case for Predictive Analytics

By Bob Violino

Most of those organizations surveyed use big data analytics to monitor equipment and assets to identify operating issues and enable proactive maintenance, according to a new study from GE and Accenture.

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