The Future of InsurTech
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Jobay Cooney, Senior Managing Director, Aon’s Reinsurance Solutions

Our day-to-day lives – from how we hail a cab, to how we pay our bills – have transformed in the last few years. The insurance industry – long seen as a traditional sector – is also currently undergoing a significant...

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery - Business Technology Insurance
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Martin P.Rose, CIO, Pinellas County Government

It seems every aspect of our lives is insured in some respect; life, home, health, auto. What about insurance for technology systems and applications which run our businesses? Business operations today are technology-centric. Technology is woven...

How Insurers can Leverage Photo-based Solutions to Combat Auto Insurance Fraud?
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Alex Meisner, Director of Innovation, Snapsheet

Stretching the truth is common, especially in auto insurance. When drivers get into a car crash, insureds can easily include Unrelated Prior Damage, e.g., a cracked head lamp or a dented fenderfrom not being careful in a parking garage....

Moving from a Traditional to a Digital Insurer for the Future
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Ketan Pandit, CIO, QBE North America

The move to digital has been very profound over the past few years across a number of industries like retail, consumer products, banking, hospitality and travel. But what does being digital mean and most importantly in the insurance context?...

The Era of Insurtech Startups
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Dan Reed, Managing Director, American Family Ventures

Venture capital funding for “insurtech” startups (sometimes written as “insuretech”) is experiencing a boom. Investors see insurance– one of the world’s largest industries–adapting slowly to...

How IT Transformation is Enabling Nationwide's Digitization
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Michael Carrel, SVP-IT & CIO, Enterprise Applications, Nationwide

There is a digital revolution in progress and businesses everywhere are undergoing a transformation in response. Our business requires new capabilities from IT to serve our customers who deserve services delivered cohesively and swiftly....

Upcoming Trends in Mobile App Development
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Alexey Makarov, CEO, Qulix Systems

The main computing focus is gradually shifting away from traditional desktop PCs to mobile devices, and the two major reasons for this are as follows: • Mobile apps market is growing. This growth is made especially conspicuous against the...

Citizen Developers Drive Growing DIY Mobile Apps Movement
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Stewart Elliot, Chief Executive Officer, Modo Labs

As organizations struggle to address the spiking demand for IT and Website services that is being driven by mobile proliferation, "everything, everywhere" strategies appear unachievable within the resources of a typical IT department or...

Using Low Cost, Off-the-shelf Mobile Apps to Build Flexible Mobile Solutions
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Kevin Madsen, Technical Services Group Manager, Stanley Consultants

You have probably read numerous articles and blogs about the accelerating rate of change in business as well as technology. Change in the corporate world is happening at an increasingly rapid pace due to new customer demands and new project...

Mobile Apps: Revolutionizing The Transport Industry
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Kate Gardner, Director Of IT, Taylor Truck Line, Inc

Challenges in Technology to Meet Needs of the Logistics Sector With the consistently changing regulations that have come about in the last few years, this industry has certainly become a technological challenge. Gone are the days when a driver...

Ready. Set. Go Mobile! Low Code Platforms Assist Enterprises in Developing Better Mobile Apps, Faster
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Richard Rabins, CEO and Founder, Alpha Software Corporation

The Promise of Enterprise Mobility You see it every day: employees use an average of three different devices in their daily routine and require constant on-demand data accessibility and freedom from their desktops. Research shows that...

Digital Experience
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Randy Robinson, VP of IT, Customer Solution, Unum [NYSE:UNM]

Customer Expectations When Apple released the first iPhone in 2007 followed closely by Google’s Android phone in 2008, the digital landscape began to change. As adoption of the new smartphones increased, customers became increasingly...

Technology as Key Driver for Reduced Insurance Cost
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Paul Brady, VP, CIO, Arbella Insurance Group

How can technology be used to mitigate rising Insurance costs? There are many drivers for rising automobile insurance costs. There is the increased risk associated with more cars on the road and greater miles driven. Those increased risks,...

Unique Approach to Mitigate External Threats
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Curt Overpeck, CIO, Citizens

Using Technology to Mitigate Risk Management Costs With respect to IT risk management, technology can cost-effectively eliminate or mitigate external threats originating from email or web-based sources. Examples would be identification and...

Evolving Insurance Arena
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Gregg Nickerson, SVP & CIO, MAPFRE Insurance

Key Focus Points Innovation is no longer the sole domain of a technology department as successful change is required to maintain competitive standing. Many companies have recognized that all players within the organization have the opportunity...

Gateway to Business Technology Insurance
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Martin P. Rose, CIO, Pinellas County Government

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery:  It seems every aspect of our lives is insured in some respect; life, home, health, auto. What about insurance for technology systems and applications which run our businesses? Business operations...

Driving Insurance Agent Productivity with Mobile and Big Data Solutions
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Brad Bodell, SVP & CIO, CNO Financial Group, Inc.

Life and health insurance agents in the U.S. live in a bit of a quandary in this ever-changing industry. The need for professional advice has never been more critical for consumers trying to navigate changes in health care laws and insurance...

Forestalling Risks in the Insurance Arena
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Christopher Keegan, Senior Managing Director at Beecher Carlson

Insurance companies deal with large volumes of information and financial data, and this defining feature increases the risk of encountering cyber security threats and malware attacks. Amidst the current technology climate where organizations...

Defining Digitalization
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Jeff Palm, CIO, Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America

One of the key challenges facing CIO’s today is the notion of Digitalization. It dominates the headlines, and is becoming increasingly important in all aspects of an organization, from the boardroom on down. As basic as it sounds, one of the...

Keeping up with the Social and Digital Evolution in Insurance
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Ursuline Foley, Corporate CIO, XL Catlin

There are at least five key competing drivers of Change at play in today’s Insurance Industry, those being; 1. Highly active M&A activity driven by the need to grow 2. Globalization 3. Regulatory Changes 4. Alternative Capital...

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