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ISO Partners With IDT911

By Jennifer Morrell

The alliance is established to help analyze cyber risks for small and midsize businesses.

Health Care's Digital Future

By Stefan Biesdorf and Florian Niedermann

Insights from McKinsey's international survey can help health care organizations plan their next moves in the journey toward full digitization.

AssureStart Names Tacchetti as President, CEO

By Jennifer Morrell

Also co-founder of the online insurer, Greg Tacchetti brings 22 years of experience to the position.

Integrated Infrastructure and Platforms Market Reaches $1.95B

By Bob Violino

The market generated 653.8 petabytes of new storage capacity shipments during the quarter, which was up 72 percent compared with the same period a year ago.

The Digital Tipping Point: McKinsey Global Survey Results

By Josh Gottlieb and Paul Willmott

Organizations’ efforts to go digital—and drive growth through digitization—are picking up steam. But many have more work to do before they can scale their efforts and see material impact.

SeniorQuote Hires New Director of Finance and IT

By Chris McMahon

Gerald Shukert has more than 20 years’ experience; will play an instrumental role in planning and budgeting activities and analyzing the profitability of marketing programs.

BYOD Growth Raises Complications with Policy Updates

By Bob Violino

Half of the executives surveyed in a new report say their organizations have bring-your-own-device programs, and the growth of BYOD raises questions about how often policies should be updated and communicated to employees.

U.S. Turnaround, China to Spur Life Insurance, Swiss Re Says

By Carolyn Bandel

Life insurance in advanced economies will return to growth this year as sales in the United States reverse a contraction, spurring returns for providers.

Allstate’s Project Management Project

By Chris McMahon

Linda Honour, program management office lead, talks about the creation of the centralized project management office and the company’s massive effort to increase its ability to deliver projects on time and on budget.

Accenture Releases Finance Transformation Platform

By Jennifer Morrell

The platform, developed on SAP HANA, is designed to help banks and insurance firms to transform finance operations.

The Reality of Social Media and Insurance

By Pat Speer

The increase in time being spent interacting online via social media channels represents one of the greatest new business opportunities of all time. But for the insurance industry, it may represent one its greatest challenges.

AMA Insurance Deploys MajescoMastek Billing

By Chris McMahon

The project included the migration of thousands of policies, representing more than five years of transactional data, to MS SQL.

Tackling the Big IT Challenges

By John McCormick

Advice on some of insurance IT executives' biggest challenges, including data security, cloud computing, and recruiting and retaining talent was offered during a town hall meeting at last week’s IASA conference.

6 Trends that Will Transform Insurance

By Chris McMahon

To increase market share and increase relevancy, Accenture says insurers must plan for the blurring between the digital and physical world, the rise of crowdsourcing, the advent of the data supply chain and three other trends.

Health IT, Business Operations Need Aligning

By Greg Slabodkin

While insurers have spent years and millions of dollars acquiring or replacing information systems, there is a lack alignment between companies’ business and IT organizations, according to a panel at America’s Health Insurance Plans Institute.

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