Weekly Brief


Weekly Brief

Thursday, March 04,2021

Feature of the Week

The definition of cloud technology is expanding, and its applications are entering the domain of insurance policy administration. Cloud has been a technology buzzword for some time now, but in the context of policy administration,  Read more
Policy administration software offers advanced portals that encourage traditionally-used, new distribution channels and reduces issues in understanding different systems.  Read more
In its 2020 Study to the Nations, the Association of Certified Examiners found that workplace fraud caused companies to lose more than $3.6 billion globally from 2018-2019.  Read more

CIO Viewpoint

By Sebastian Pariath, COO & CIO, John Hancock  
Very quickly these new players become frustrated. Getting the data was not so easy.  Read more
By Mark L. Berthiaume, EVP, Chief Information Officer & Chief Technology Innovation Officer, The Hanover Insurance Group  
Internal champions for innovation are a critical component of launching any new initiative. Staffing exclusively for innovation at the outset of the transition is not always optimal.  Read more

Featured Vendors

By Trevor Cameron, Co-founder and CEOKelsey Cameron, Co-founder and Director of Marketing & Development  
Philofacts Ltd is a small, start-up company, offering a totally-electronic data management system to insurance claims handlers  Read more
By Joe Wilds, CSO, SVPMarc Dutton, CEO and CarlArndt-Krapp, CIO  
FJA effectively caters to the needs of carriers through its Unified Product Platform (UPP) for group insurance and health  Read more
By Andy Bhushan, Founder and President  
Citytwig uses AI and machine learning to help people find the right insurance carriers and subsequent products. Citytwig is a platform that leverages Artificial Intelligence to build out personalized insurance coverage roadmaps for end-users based on their unique story. The platform helps carriers, agencies, agents and end-users identify specific product recommendations for consumers and businesses that would provide adequate coverage throughout their life-cycle. The uniqueness of Citytwig’s insurtech platform stems from the transparency it enables with all the data in one place and its ability to understand data and glean meaningful insights for increasing sales  Read more

CXO Insights

By Leslie (Les) Hermitt Jr. Chief Digital Officer C&F Digital Partners business unit  
The trend toward online self-service in all aspects of our daily lives has precipitated a major disruption in the insurance industry, first in personal lines and more recently in the commercial space.  Read more
By Michael Stoeckert, CEO, The Stoeckert Group  
A risk-based assessment process for third parties providing parts and materials for the supply chain is also critically important, beginning with knowledge of every item’s source  Read more