How Do Story Cards Enable Agile Development?
Story cards specify the automated system capabilities that are desired by the business community, and represent the major point of communication between that side and the software delivery team.
Insurance Industry Reacts to Jobs' Retirement
During his tenure, the former Apple CEO has been credited with revolutionizing technology. We reached out to several industry players for thoughts on how those innovations influenced insurance technology specifically.
HP Enhances Life, Health and Annuity Policy Admin Systems
Enhancements to the RADIENCE Administration and INGENIUM systems foster greater speed-to-market,
lower project risk and cost, accelerated implementation and greater accessibility to distribution
and customer service channels, according to the vendor.
Q&A: BCBS of Rhode Island's CIO
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island CIO Bill Wray draws on his experience in the banking industry as he steers an unwieldy core systems replacement project back on track and helps the carrier position for a more consumer-focused healthcare environment.
Sabrina Hart Named COO for Zurich Global Corporate in North America
Hart's experience includes serving as chief underwriting officer for Zurich North America
Commercial's (ZNAC) Specialty Products business and, most recently, head of risk operations within
the carrier's Group Risk Management organization where she was responsible for driving Zurich's
operational risk and control activities.
Ready, Fire, Aim! -- Don't Miss the Point of a Policy Administration Transformation
The convergence of aging legacy platforms, complex market demands, and a more mature vendor landscape have ushered in a unique period of policy administration transformation where it is possible for carriers to embark on this journey by taking on less risk than before but carriers who misapprehend drivers of their transformation programs risk firing at the wrong target.
Unitrin Changes Name to Kemper
Unitrin changes name to Kemper; initiative to create unified brand coincides with trading on NYSE under KMPR ticker symbol.
Embracing the Cloud -- But Only to a Point
Insurers are expanding their use of cloud-based offerings. But carriers are avoiding any cloud-related services that could jeopardize the security and privacy of sensitive data.
Improving Insurance E-mail Delivery
A clean e-mail database is paramount for insurance carriers to maintain good standing with ISPs and continue to reach customers via the channel.