Insurers Must Prepare For Big Data's Impact On ERM
The rapidly increasing volume, variety and velocity of information circulation will affect how insurers manage enterprise risk, but many carriers are struggling with the basic problems of data aggregation, integration and governance.
Is Insurance A Local Business?
Though there are dominant national players, policyholders tend to be most satisfied with carriers that are headquartered in their area, J.D. Power research suggests.
Gartner: Personal Loss Control Could Reduce Losses 20% by 2015
What a new Gartner report terms "active loss prevention" could usher in a new era of insurer/policyholder cooperation in the prevention of loss of property and person — potentially reshaping consumers' perception of the value of the insurance industry.
Tech Must Play Critical Role in Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Debut
Start up ventures without legacy burdens enjoy a great opportunity for a forward-looking management team to really embed analytics and digital communications into their strategy, but others can leverage technology for specialty success, suggests Martina Conlon, Novarica.
FIO and NYDFS: A Tale of Two Reports
New York Insurance Commissioner Ben Lawsky's criticism of captive reinsurance deals appears sensationalist in light of the yesterday's FIO report and industry-side statements.
4 Key Issues from the Long-Delayed FIO Report
The Federal Insurance Office's first annual report on the U.S. insurance industry, mandated by the Dodd-Frank law, came out -- more than a year late -- today. Here's a quick, early look at what the body is following.
10 Top Tweets from #IASA2013
Twitter activity around the IASA Educational Conference and Business Show increased this year with the promise of an iPad Mini to one prolific Tweeter. Here's some of the highlights.
Big Data's Consumerization Angle
As with mobile and social media, insurance company employees increasingly expect to have access to analytics and big data capabilities.
IASA Trend Watch: Mobile
Product launches reveal that insurers are demanding mobility solutions above all else from the vendor community.