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Harnessing Power of Blockchain to Restore Trust
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Dorota Zimnoch, Founder and MD, ZING Business Consulting

Blockchain has advanced in last few years and reaching Board level conversations. The question I am often asked is, “What are the biggest problems it can solve?” My answer is trust. Is Trust the Issue in the First Place? Trust...

Automating the Underwriting Process: A Strategic Approach
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The innovation of the underwriting process has created changes in various industries. The need for underwriting process is to penetrate the underserved middle and growing millennial markets. Carriers believe that a better buying experience would...

Case Study of a Six Year Insurtech Partnership
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Joe Kirgues, Co-Founder, gener8tor

Six years ago, Peter Gunder (Chief Business Development Officer) and Dan Reed (American Family Ventures Managing Director) from American Family Insurance came to the gener8tor offices as we were kicking off our new accelerator program to talk to...

The Opportunities and Threats of Insurtech for the Average Insurance Consumer
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Theresa Schmall, Manager, Center for Financial Services Innovation

The insurance industry is going through an exciting phase of innovation. The boom of the insurtech market has captured everyone’s attention, and for good reason. It has taken in over $8 billion in financing globally since 2012—an...

The Opportunities and Threats of Insurtech for the Average Insurance Consumer
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Theresa Schmall, Manager, Center for Financial Services Innovation

The insurance industry is going through an exciting phase of innovation. The boom of the insurtech market has captured everyone’s attention, and for good reason. It has taken in over $8 billion in financing globally since 2012—an...

Redefining Risk Management for Financial Institutions
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Financial institutions have made drastic changes in risk management over the past few decades, primarily in compliance with the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) regulations. Both the BSA and AML are part of the rules called...

A Closer Look at Block Chain Technology
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John Shea, CIO, Eaton Vance

The most important attribute of the block chain technology is that it extends a distributed platform, which means high availability, easy accessibility, and no single point of failure Contributor Network. As the CIO of Eaton Vance, I’d be...

A Closer Look at Block Chain Technology
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John Shea, CIO, Eaton Vance

The most important attribute of the block chain technology is that it extends a distributed platform, which means high availability, easy accessibility, and no single point of failure Contributor Network. As the CIO of Eaton Vance, I’d be...

Balancing Priorities in a Transactional Environment
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Behz Naini, VP, Giesecke & Devrient Systems Canada, Inc.

In a growing, highly competitive, and heavily regulated environment, such as in the financial industry, CIOs need to frequently make trade-offs in handling three different sets of requests: day-to-day, projects, and new innovations. “The...

500+ Claims Executives Join the Innovation Revolution in Chicago at the Connected Claims USA Summit
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CHICACO – More than 500 attendees are scheduled to meet in Chicago for the Connected Claims USA Summit, run by Insurance Nexus onMay 21st & 22nd at the Sheraton Grand. The only conference dedicated to claims technology and innovation,...

Revolutionary Change in Underwriting
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Jennifer Richards, Head of New Business & Underwriting, MassMutual

With a conservative blue suit, matching portfolio and newly minted diploma, I interviewed for my first job as a life insurance underwriter at some point during the Regan administration. Of course the internet hadn’t been invented yet, so it...

Compete or Partner: Banks See Rise of FinTech Solutions
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Christopher Kennedy, VP, Quantitative Finance Manager, BankUnited [NYSE:BKU]

FinTech—or simply financial technology—is moving at the speed of innovation. FinTech originally represented the shift of traditional brick-and-mortar banking to online and mobile platforms. Now, FinTech embodies a deluge of Silicon...

Cybersecurity Risks, Regulations and Frameworks
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Doug Cretsinger, Former CIO, GuideOne Insurance

Across the country, board members at different organizations are raising concerns about cybersecurity risks they face. Regulators are outlining new requirements to address these emerging risks. New frameworks are being used to ensure a...

Cybersecurity Risks, Regulations and Frameworks
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Doug Cretsinger, Former CIO, GuideOne Insurance

Across the country, board members at different organizations are raising concerns about cybersecurity risks they face. Regulators are outlining new requirements to address these emerging risks. New frameworks are being used to ensure a...

Compliance-Not Only For Banks
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Bassam Alousi, Director-Technology, White Clarke Group

Due to the global finance market regulations, Banks and Financial Institutions are forced to comply with several regulatory requirements. In the past, these regulatory requirements were specific to the Banking and Financing Organizations. In...

Three Considerations for Reducing Risk in Cloud Computing
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Augustine Doe, VP, Enterprise Risk Management, Network Health

Organizations continue to migrate data—one of their key assets—to the cloud for a variety of reasons: optimizing capacity, providing 24/7, 365-day access to data, backing up essential information, and improving collaboration between...

Two Disruptive Technologies That Will Change the Face of Financial Services
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Sameer Kishore, VP & Global Head, Banking, Financial Services, Securities & Insurance, Dell Services

Much has been written about the global forces gathering to create a ‘perfect storm’ in the world of banking, causing unprecedented pressure on the financial system. There’s economic volatility, seemingly never-ending regulatory...

Calling Edmund Berkeley...
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Feroz Merchhiya, CTO-Director of Technology, California Insurance Guarantee Association

Recently I came across a survey conducted by the Hartford Financial Services Group. The study reports that millennials entering the workforce are likely to avoid insurance industry as a career choice. What it found is that the young generation,...

Calling Edmund Berkeley...
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Feroz Merchhiya, CTO-Director of Technology, California Insurance Guarantee Association

Recently I came across a survey conducted by the Hartford Financial Services Group. The study reports that millennials entering the workforce are likely to avoid insurance industry as a career choice. What it found is that the young generation,...

Maneuvering IT Strategies Through Cybersecurity Regulations
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Steve Bridges, SVP, Cyber/E&O Practice, JLT Specialty USA

Cyber threats to a company’s networks, systems, and data have long been among the chief concerns of CIOs and others responsible for leading an organization’s IT strategy. Enterprise decisions around information technology require a...

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