information technology

Ensuring your Seat on the Leadership Table
Insuranceciooutlook >> cioviewpoint

David Otte, CAO and Former CIO, Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP

Aliteral interpretation of an IT title signifies that IT professionals are only responsible for technology systems (and perhaps data management) which is a very limited, micro view of how IT professionals support the business. Information and...

Looking to New Places for Tomorrow's Talent
Insuranceciooutlook >> cxoinsights

Henry Bryson, Technology Capability Officer, Colonial Life and Accident Insurance Company

Being from a small rural high school where there were no computers available for students, the idea of being a technologist never crossed my mind. Fortunately, I was exposed to computers by chance while visiting my sister at college and playing...

A Closer Look at Block Chain Technology
Insuranceciooutlook >> cioviewpoint

John Shea, CIO, Eaton Vance

As the CIO of Eaton Vance, I’d be compelled to say that the role of a CIO has advanced over the years.Fortunately, I started off in financial services and got some first-hand experience on software development and was able to inculcate...

Cybersecurity Risks, Regulations and Frameworks
Insuranceciooutlook >> cioviewpoint

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...

Optimizing your Investments in Technology by Avoiding the Distractions
Insuranceciooutlook >> cioviewpoint

Greg Driscoll, Sr. VP, Service Operations and CIO, The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company

As the chief information officer of a national life insurance company, I receive calls every day from an array of technology vendors pitching their own version of “next generation, cutting edge” capabilities coming to...

Infusing Best Practices in Insurance IT
Insuranceciooutlook >> cioviewpoint

Scott Names, CIO, Church Mutual Insurance Company

How has the role of a CIO in the insurance space evolved over the years? Information Technology is very much at the pulse of the insurance business. There are few core business processes— encompassing claims, underwriting or finance...

Major Data Breaches Spur Cyber Insurance Market's Growth
Insuranceciooutlook >> cxoinsights

Robert Hartwig, President and Economist, The Insurance Information Institute

U.S. businesses are now spending more than $2 bn annually for cyber insurance policies as interest in this coverage has grown dramatically following numerous high profile data breaches. These breaches impacted millions of Americans, especially...

Empowering Virtualizing and Data Storage Platforms
Insuranceciooutlook >> cxoinsights

Amin Kaseem, VP, IT Administration, Humana

Virtualization and storage are like the Wizard of Oz extremely powerful yet functioning largely behind the curtain of a business’s customer-facing technologies. A company’s ability to quickly stand up environments to test new...

Making the Skies Safer and the Population Healthier
Insuranceciooutlook >> cxoinsights

Brian LeClaire, SVP, Humana

Since I was a child, I’ve wanted to be a pilot. I finally got started last April. I’m ready for my check ride after completing the required hours of ground, in-the-air training and solo time. It’s the last thing needed to earn my...

ppx-tec: Seamless, Non-Threatening Data Management Exchange
Insuranceciooutlook >> vendor

Debra Griffin, Founder

Provides an interoperable platform for managing healthcare and insurance data

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