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Updated: 11 Novarica Impact Award Finalists

July 31, 2014 Honoring best practices in insurance industry IT initiatives and strategy.

Obamacare Web Cost Approaches $1 Billion as Fixes Still Needed

July 31, 2014 The Government Accountability Office places blame for the site’s rising price on poor planning and supervision of contractors who built the federal health exchange in testimony for a congressional hearing Thursday in the Republican-led House.

The Hartford Selects Guidewire PolicyCenter

July 31, 2014 Insurer expects to increase operational efficiency through automation and improved data analytics and real-time reporting.

Mobility, DevOps Driving Application Performance Monitoring Market Growth

July 31, 2014 The global application performance monitoring and application-aware network performance monitoring market earned revenue of $2.55 billion in 2013 and estimates this will reach $7.19 billion in 2020, says Frost & Sullivan.

Old Republic Selects Courion Governance Application

July 31, 2014 Insurer looks to ComplianceCourier to help centralize and automate the access control process.

IT, Data Challenges Continue for Oregon, Connecticut

July 31, 2014 The most widely regarded as well as the most vilified state-run operations are experiencing technical glitches and data-management challenges.

Confusion Surfaces about the Data Lake

July 30, 2014 Gartner points out lack of consistent definition for and how to get value from a data lake.

The Hartford Appoints New Leadership

July 30, 2014 Bill Bloom to rejoin insurer as EVP of operations and technology, responsible for IT, operations and technology strategy.

WellPoint Raises Profit Forecast on Obamacare Sign-Up Boost

July 30, 2014 Insurer accounts for 769,000 of the 8 million people who signed up for coverage under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

Fallon Health Selects Clearwater Analytics

July 30, 2014 The not-for-profit health care services organization intends to automate and streamline investment accounting and reporting.

ICW Reaps Benefits from the Cloud

July 31, 2014 SaaS-based workers’ compensation underwriting workstation delivers new business gains.

Where Private Exchanges Go From Here: 4 Trends

July 30, 2014 Private exchanges change the way employee benefits have historically been offered; now the employee makes the decisions about their health care.

Aon Appoints CIO, EVP of Enterprise Innovation

July 30, 2014 John Bruno’s responsibilities will include empowering clients with innovative technology solutions.

Aetna Raises Profit Forecast on Customer Growth, Cost Savings

July 29, 2014 Net income for the quarter rose 2 percent to $548.8 million, or $1.52 a share, from $536 million, or $1.49 a year earlier.

Getting an Online App into Shape

July 30, 2014 Philadelphia Insurance enhances web platform and sees huge jump in submissions.