INN Breaking News

Behind The Rise of the Chief Data Officer

July 24, 2014 CDOs will become universal as organizations realize that big data is too specialized and too much of a responsibility for the CIO or CTO.

Baldwin & Lyons Selects Valen Analytics Platform

July 24, 2014 InsureRight Platform can help improve underwriting performance in workers' compensation.

InVEST Awards 70 Academic Student Scholarships

July 24, 2014 The financial literacy program attracts talent to insurance industry; offers students a business curriculum that teaches the dynamics of insurance agencies and companies.

USAA Taps IBM's Watson for Customer-Facing App

July 23, 2014 The tool could give customized, 24-hour access that wasnít possible with USAAís website or its employees.

Woman's Life Deploys New Business System

July 24, 2014 The provider of life and annuity products rolls out new components for application entry, case management and underwriting, and product calculation.

Verisk Underwriting Adds to its 360Value Product

July 23, 2014 The addition of property slope and site access data improves 360Value replacement cost estimates, company says.

2014 Ward's 50 Life/Health Insurers Announced

July 22, 2014 Financial returns continued to improve; Ward's 50 companies, which include Aetna, Great American Life, Liberty National Life and others, produced a 21.8-percent statutory return on average equity from 2009 to 2013.

Obamacare Suffers Blow as Court Bars State-Exchange U.S. Aid

July 22, 2014 U.S. appeals court rules the government canít give financial assistance to anyone buying coverage on the insurance marketplace run by federal authorities.

Towers Watson Releases Igloo 4.3

July 22, 2014 The latest version of financial modeling application can help P&C insurers model their businesses quickly and accurately; different editions can grow to meet evolving business and regulatory requirements.

Invidasys Releases Workflow Management System

July 22, 2014 VIDAFlow is designed to coordinate the stream of information and synchronize the data between system components.

Gartner: ‘Cognizant Computing’ to Become a Force in Consumer IT

July 21, 2014 The next phase of personal cloud will impact mobile, wearables, networking and cloud providers.

RMS: Hurricane Arthur Losses Will Not Exceed $250 Million

July 21, 2014 The hurricane weakened to Category 1 upon landfall on the North Carolina Outer Banks.

Claims Transformation an Emerging Priority

July 21, 2014 High performance claims handling could turn overlooked data into actionable information with considerable economic impact, Aite Group says.

National Life Implements Insurance Technologies' Application

July 21, 2014 ForeSight illustration app is intended to boost agent efficiency and mobility for National Life Groupís life products.

Thinking Inside the (Black) Box

July 21, 2014 The proliferation of algorithms and data sources is enabling insurers such as Farm Bureau Financial Services and Bankers Insurance Group to write more business and be more selective while improving the customer experience and profitability.