Profile of Nathan GoliaSenior editor, Insurance & Technology
Member Since: 5/8/2014
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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 October 2010
The companies will work together through 2015, three years past the former expiration date and 12 years in total.
The company first released its app for Apple's iOS devices last month.
In what Insurance & Technology sister brand InformationWeek calls a "shocking last-minute move," SAP has admitted contributory liability in a copyright infringement suit filed against it by Oracle.
The Anthem Blue Cross Grocery Guide contains information on more than 100,000 food and beverage products, while the Healthy Woman site features health, nutrition, fitness and health care options, the company says.
The carrier's Virtual Service Center has been optimized for Web-enabled mobile devices.
The carrier will implement Insurance Technologies' ForeSight point-of-sale software.
The vendor of claims and productivity management services expects its buy of the investigative services provider to be completed by November 1.
The offering helps insurers with underwriting processing, risk management, marketing and distribution management, according to the companies.
The ETran platform features check scanning, ACH processing, and PCI-compliant credit card processing.
The vendor will build and maintain underwriting, policy admin and claims systems in six Latin American countries over 10 years.
The application was released in February for the iPhone.
The New York-based carrier has added a broker/agent portal and search function.
The site also allows employers to apply for coverage online or by downloading an application.
McCarthy is being promoted to EVP, while CFO Joseph Zubretsky has been named senior EVP and CFO.
The specialty P&C carrier will implement Instec's rating and policy administration software, Quicksolver.
Ness will help implement a SAP-based enterprise resource planning system.
Tag In by Allstate allows users to stay connected via text message to friends and family in a more private way than traditional social networking, the company says.
The carrier will use the business intelligence system to define business opportunities from the information in its enterprise data warehouse.
I recently watched a miniseries dramatizing the events surrounding the building of a Gothic cathedral, so I was excited to see the subject featured on NOVA last night.
The workers' compensation carrier, which already uses Valen's UnderRight platform, is now adding AuditRight.
The expansion to the "Responsibility Project" invites interactions through Apple mobile devices.
Zurich cited increasing complexity and transaction volume growth in its selection of Detica NetReveal.
I&T's sister site Dark Reading has a story today on a healthcare fraud ring that stole doctors' and Medicare patients' identities. With the information, the ring operated phony clinics that billed Medicare and other insurers fraudelently for more than $165 million.
The Canadian auto insurer says the implementation was completed on time and within budget.
Bravo's program rewards employees for making positive lifestyle decisions, to drive down the cost of health care, according to the companies.
Optimum Solutions will deploy version 9.1 of Oracle's PeopleSoft Enterprise suite.
The carrier will implement 4Sight for its P&C business.
The Lansing, Mich.-based subsidiary of Prudential has promoted vice chairman and COO Mike Wells to the position.
A promotion from the P&C carrier prevents crops in the social game from withering in return for placing a branded airship on the virtual farm.
The China-based BPO provider expects the buy to boost its offerings to insurers and other financial services providers.
The London-based carrier of property, casualty, specialty and reinsurance has deployed a risk engineering platform from Cognizant and selected Guidewire's ClaimCenter.
LV=, a P&C and life insurer, is feeding open positions across its home country to the smartphone.
Frasco will serve as the special investigative unit for NovaPro, ensuring compliance with all anti-fraud regulatory requirements.
The vendor's The Stingray System will be used for policy, billing and claims, imaging and reinsurance processing.
As CIO of Group Insurance at Guardian Life, Pete Atwater leads by example in fostering an environment where smart innovation is rewarded.
Midwest Family Mutual CEO Ron Boyd has grabbed the reins of the P&C carrier's IT strategy, creating a future-focused, innovative organization with a heavy cloud presence.
Kentucky Farm Bureau VP and CIO Kelly Hall has implemented agile, web-based systems that augment the carrier's reputation for excellent customer service.
It's likely you heard about the saga in rural Tennessee last week, in which a home burned to the ground because its owner did not pay a $75 fee for fire department services.
Targeting baby boomers, the carrier offers on the Web site "quick quotes" and information on Medicare plans.
The legal expense insurance provider selected STG Billing for its introduction to the Canadian market — representing Majesco's first billing implementation in the country as well.
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee is sponsoring a Pandora music station. Pandora is an Internet radio site that streams to computers and mobile devices using the Music Genome Project to identify listeners' preferences.
Select bank partners selling Symetra's Successor Single Premium Life insurance can approve qualified applicants on the spot.
NaviNet Insurer Connect will help providers working with the carrier get eligibility, benefits and claims information, the companies say.
Accenture Underwriting Components will be implemented globally, beginning in North America and Europe.
WellPoint and some of its its Anthem-branded divisions are promoting a Web site on which the carrier has provided tools to help business owners determine how health care reform will affect them.
Based on Microsoft Dynamics CRM, iPipeline CRM integrates with the company's Quotes & Illustrations, Data Services, Agency Management and iGO e-App products.
The Finnish non-life insurer began the implementation in August with its auto division.
The insurer implemented components of BindExpress Suite including Policy, Product Portal, Underwriting and Rating.
The vendor's Contraxx platform centralizes and standardizes contracts through their entire lifecycle, it says.
The company has contracted DST Retirement Solutions to improve its recordkeeping and administrative services platform to plan sponsors, participants and intermediaries, according to the company.
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that BlackBerry manufacturer Research In Motion will unveil a tablet computer and operating system next week.
Insurance & Technology sister publication InformationWeek has released its 23rd annual list of the nation's 500 most innovative IT organizations.
Last night, a pretty wild storm - possibly a tornado - ripped through my neighborhood, Park Slope, Brooklyn. Cars and homes are obliterated all over the place. In Queens, one person was killed by a falling branch.
ProducerOne handles compliance life cycle, relationship management, performance management, compensation management and agent self-service, according to Outline.
ActiveHealth’s CareEngine system will power the disease management and wellness programs for the State Health Plan for Teachers and State Employees' NC HealthSmart initiative
The PolicyCenter and BillingCenter selections follow the successful deployment of ClaimCenter earlier this year.