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 September 2012
It took the right combination of factors for the specialty insurer to kick off its award-winning mobile initiative.
The health insurer will sell its Virginia unit to Inova as the company as a whole goes to Wellpoint.
Boston-based analyst firm Strategy Meets Action held its first summit this past Monday in its home city. Innovation was the watchword, with sessions focusing on how insurers can leverage five key next-generation technologies to advance the business: mobile, social media, cloud, big data/analytics, and social media. Here are some soundbites that show what's on insurers' minds when it comes to innovation.
The Hartford has been working to divest itself of its life insurance operations this year.
Wolters Kluwer Financial Services studied market conduct exams in both P&C and life to find out what pain points are most common in dealings with insurance carriers.
Though consumers report high satisfaction with insurance carriers that allow them to bundle their homeowners coverage -- and save money on their premium -- other industry research finds more claims losses in the line of business.
The target company specializes in nonstandard auto insurance.
The insurer has partnered with GNS Healthcare to identify members at risk for metabolic syndrome.
SMA's Mark Breading says there are two more "V" words than commonly used to consider when thinking about big data.
Chubb's Judy DeLaRosa says one particular approach works to get her organization behind innovative ideas.
Effective leveraging of next-generation technologies was key to the companies being recognized.
At MajescoMastek's user conference this week, Murali Natarajan, VP of IT for RLI Insurance shared the considerations his organization takes into account before developing a new mobile capability.
For insurers, creating a top-notch digital experience goes beyond just policy management. Ellen Carney, of Forrester Research, discusses five insurance apps that help customers take an inventory of their possessions in case of a loss.
However, the seventh installment of the company's Property & Casualty Claim Officer Survey indicates that use of these technologies is on the rise.
The company has made a strategic investment in LEAP Systems, which makes software for financial advisors.
The Java-coded Policy Accelerator is aimed at mid- and upper-tier insurers
Insurance CEOs and CIOs aren't content with sinking money into analytics projects, says Dennis Sullivan of Robert E. Nolan Consulting.
Policyholders can now access claims information and policy details from their iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices.
The British insurer is shaking up the marketplace across the pond with its unique approach to usage-based insurance.
It's a familiar refrain that insurance companies lag behind other industries when it comes to embracing new technologies. Here's why that's an inaccurate, outdated concept.
The Facebook impresario recently classified the social network's use of an HTML5-based mobile app as "the biggest mistake we've made." Is he right?
The company will implement STG Billing first in its auto, property and accident insurance books.
Health Intelligence Company, which operates as Blue Health Intelligence, will offer some of its data to IMS Health, which is planning a new pharmaceutical data product.
The latest editions of Apple's iPhone and its operating system, announced yesterday, may not seem like much of an upgrade at first glance. But the updated offerings should push insurers in new directions when it comes to mobile development.
The company believes IBM offerings will help its agents improve the customer experience with better back-end connections.
Michael Green takes over the top tech post at the physicians' insurance provider.
InsureRight 2.0 includes additional reporting and multi-state capabilities.
Elinor MacKinnon takes over the top tech slot at the Allstate subsidiary following Phil Swift's departure.
The company highlights the new claims system's out-of-the-box mobile capability.
The company released the app concurrently with a report saying that flood losses now rival earthquake losses.
Mobile capabilities for policyholders are table stakes. But serious questions remain about the security of the most popular consumer smartphone platforms. I&T checked in with the executives who live and breathe data security to find out how they balance cutting-edge mobile service offerings with security.
The P&C industry needs to improve data sharing to effectively fight claims fraud, Deloitte says.
The wireless carrier sees usage-based insurance as a natural extension of its connected car focus -- but knows that its turnkey services must demonstrate analytic excellence to be picked up by insurers.
The move represents a new breed of turnkey UBI services.