Profile of Nathan GoliaSenior editor, Insurance & Technology
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Nathan Golia is senior editor of Insurance & Technology. He joined the publication in 2010 as associate editor and covers all aspects of the nexus between insurance and information technology, including mobility, distribution, core systems, customer interaction, and risk management. He is a frequent speaker and moderator at live and online events held by both I&T and third parties. A veteran of the trade press, Nathan worked as a database marketing reporter and copy editor for Direct Marketing News, as well as an assistant editor for The Toy Book, before coming to I&T. He is a graduate of Buffalo State College and a proud Western New York native.
Articles by Nathan Golia
posted in June 2012
If signed into law, California would become the seventh state to accept mobile insurance cards at traffic stops.
Now that the Affordable Care Act has survived the Supreme Court, insurers can focus on their compliance efforts without nagging doubts.
Brad Kass comes in as COO for global corporate in North America.
The Canadian P&C insurer will use the software in both personal and commercial lines.
Both vendors and insurers need to do a better job of innovating in order to provide the best experience to their agents, says Agencyport CEO Steve Hauck.
Executives from Allied Insurance, which Nationwide acquired in 1998, and Harleysville, which was added to the fold last year, tell Insurance & Technology that the mothership provides invaluable reach and support to the once-regional players.
The company will use SAS Risk Management for Insurance to manage risks and calculate metrics to help meet Solvency II requirements.
The carrier's VP of customer experience says the insurer is acutely aware of the pain points of consumers buying auto insurance online.
And only four percent of respondents say they believe the country is on the right track when it comes to health insurance.
The company's 2012 Online Auto Insurance Shopping Report finds more people saying they will purchase their next auto policy online.
Conventional wisdom states that insurers aren't reached as much through the mobile channel as other financial services sectors. But there's one unique aspect of the insurance industry for which that is not the case.
The company's RapidStart suite is designed to help customers build, deploy and manage new technologies more efficiently.
As the market for programs grows, mainstream media have picked up coverage on the concept of telematics-powered usage-based auto insurance.
The game customizes financial tips for users and awards them with a score based on their responses to a variety of personal finance-related statements.
Producers can now enter AG Quick Ticket through third-party illustration and quoting tools, as well as agency websites.
Cognizant will hire more than 1,000 ING U.S. employees to create a "center of excellence" for insurance and finance business process services.
American National Property And Casualty Company and Farm Family Casualty Insurance Company will implement the claims system.
The company is currently in production with the ALIS Policy Administration system.
Telematics-powered, usage-based auto insurance has been slow to get off the ground. But industry observers insist it finally is poised for a meteoric rise.
The carrier's goal is to use service-oriented architecture to streamline its operations.
STG Product Modeler integrates with any policy administration platform, the vendor promises.
At the recent insurance industry trade shows, "big data" was the talk of the floor. Here are some thoughts from the community on challenges and applications of it.
The mobile operating system has been gaining market share steadily, but does that mean insurers should start focusing development there?
SIM Partners will manage data distribution and optimization for the carrier's agents, and provide a content management system and reporting for agents' websites.
The Customer Respect Group is the latest analyst firm to rank auto carriers on their websites' user experience.
At the IASA conference in San Diego, Kemper Direct CIO John Elcock laid out the pros and cons of four ways to develop mobile experiences.
Reinsurance BI features several query and model options.
Five years after the introduction of the iPhone, mobile definitely is here to stay. What have insurance technologists discovered as their mobile development strategies have evolved to deliver superior speed to market, functionality, customer experience and ROI?
Christopher Clinton comes from Great American.
Rick Hoagland began as a telephone claims representative.
Both systems use the same technology stack, easing the integration, the companies claim.
The company has used the iGO e-APP for more than a year.
Verizon paid a premium for the company, whose insurance customers include State Farm.
The penalty is the largest ever assessed by the Pennsylvania Department of Insurance.