INN Breaking News

Hub International Acquires Algentis

September 22, 2014 Insurance brokerage intends to expand the Algentis platform for a national rollout by adding it to a broader network of carriers and employee benefit solutions.

More Than 75 Percent of Mobile Apps Will Fail Basic Security Tests

September 22, 2014 Even when application security testing is undertaken, it often is done casually by developers who are mostly concerned with the applications' functionality.

What Cognizant Gets from TriZetto

September 19, 2014 TriZetto is best known for its suite of payer software products including core transactions processing and care management systems.

What Are The 4 Types of Private Exchanges?

September 19, 2014 Estimates put the number of private exchanges at around 150, but according to PwC Health Research Institute, they can be grouped based on their beginnings.

Safeco Insurance Selects DocuSign

September 19, 2014 The partnership will offer digital transaction management to Safeco agents.

AIG's Hogan Adds Life Role as Wintrob Leaves Insurer in Shakeup

September 19, 2014 Hogan takes on the duties from life-unit CEO Jay Wintrob, who worked at AIG for about 15 years and is departing after being passed over for the top job at the insurer.

Progressive to Hire 1,000 People by Year-End

September 18, 2014 Insurer will help strengthen the job market in northeast Ohio and nationwide.

Insurer Capital Rules Sought by Tarullo Backed in House Measure

September 18, 2014 The measure would let the Fed treat insurers such as Prudential Financial and MetLife differently than big banks in imposing safeguards demanded by Dodd-Frank.

Swiss Re Says Super Profits for Catastrophe Business Are Over

September 18, 2014 Reinsurance prices dropped this year during each of the policy renewal periods in January, April and July, according to broker Guy Carpenter.

House Passes Bill with Life Insurance Capital Standards Language

September 18, 2014 Legislation distinguishes between the banking and insurance markets; industry groups express support.

Customer Experience Increasingly the Focus of Big Data Projects

September 18, 2014 Gartner finds the number of organizations investing or planning to invest in big data technologies has increased significantly though the number of implementations remains low.

Obamacare Enrollment Is 7.3 Million People, Official Says

September 18, 2014 8 million people selected health plans using the federal system and 14 state-run insurance markets, but enrollment wasn’t confirmed until the first month’s premium was paid.

AIG's New Leadership Lineup

September 18, 2014 Insurer announces new operating team and the departures of Jay Wintrob, president and CEO of AIG Life & Retirement, and Michael R. Cowan, EVP and chief administrative officer.

Large Insurers' Dilemma: Build or Buy New Systems?

September 17, 2014 Insurers are back in the market for policy administration systems, but what to buy?

SMA Recognizes AssureStart, Ingenie and PURE with Innovation Awards

September 17, 2014 IT advisory firm Strategy Meets Action presented Innovation in Action awards to carriers that have successfully undertaken next-generation technology projects in the past year.