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Haven Life Insurance Agency, The John Hancock Vitality Program and USAA receive SMA’s 2015 Innovation in Action Award. Read More »
The insurer went from FAA approval to claims inspection in about six months. Read More »
Micro and macro technologies, like telematics and big data, are helping insurance companies support new business models. Read More »
An increasingly connected world of increasingly intelligent machines provides opportunities and challenges for insurance companies, industry experts say. Read More »
Carla Moradi has joined HUB International as EVP of operations and technology. Read More »
Here’s a thought experiment. Imagine that you manufacture some things – let’s call them automobiles. And imagine that in those automobiles you’ve installed bunches of computer systems to control steering, braking, transmission, engine performance, and even record GPS-determined locations. Let’s call these computer systems electronic control units (ECUs). And imagine that these ECUs generate streams of data that are potentially highly valuable to organizations that are interested in how safely a given automobile is being operated.… Read More »
GM is the inaugural member of Verisk Analytics' Telematics Data Exchange. OnStar leader Tyson Becker talks about how the connected car and auto insurance spaces are converging. Read More »
The key to big data success is establishing good practices around strategic planning and operations, according to AXA’s Jackie Morales, managing director and head of Life Operations, and Louis DiModugno, the firm’s chief data and analytics officer. The two executives, who spoke at this week’s SMA Summit, recommended the following actions be taken to ensure those methods are put in place. Read More »
The move continues a hot insurance M&A environment. Read More »
James Kaplan, a principal in McKinsey & Co.’s New York office and one of the authors of Wiley & Sons’ “Beyond Cybersecurity: Protecting Your Digital Business,” recently posted a list of the books that influenced him as a business technologist. The list, with some of his comments on the books, follows. Read More »
Seeking to bolster innovation and analytics-driven decision making, the auto insurer will make nearly 300 new tech hires. Read More »
Insurers must recognize that for some consumers, offering value in exchange for their data is a key attraction. Read More »
With the industry moving headlong toward digitalization, those insurance hubs will increasingly become technology hubs as well. Read More »

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