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 May 2012
The regional P&C insurer's goal is to gain more accurate pricing.
Michael Doughty had worked in the Canadian division of John Hancock's parent company, Manulife.
Owners of vehicles equipped with Ford's Sync technology can use it to enroll in State Farm's Drive Safe & Save program.
Best practices for creating a great policyholder experience on Apple's iPad are well established throughout the insurance industry. Now insurance organizations are discovering how to create the best applications for their agents and distributors.
The tropical storm caused mayhem in northern Florida and southern Georgia over the long weekend.
HealthNow New York, the parent company of BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York and BlueShield of Northeastern New York, plans to use the platform to provide employers healthcare enrollment and e-billing technology.
Today a robust mobile device management platform is a given. But what other software can help insurers feel secure about allowing employees to access the corporate network on personal devices?
The British life insurer will use the vendor's core systems platform.
The bank has announced support for Panini scanners: Could their brokerage arm embrace them?
Not only will you lose a lead from a poor website experience, but that lead is likely to recommend that friends and family shop elsewhere, the company reports.
In two years, IBM data mining software has identified $191 million in potentially false Medicaid claims.
Ultimate Software's UltiPro will help the insurer be more precise with its workforce data.
The E&S carrier is looking to automate the billing process.
It only takes a short time for insurers and vendors to ramp up mobile capabilities to match competition.
Recent federal investments in state health insurance exchanges bring total grant funding to more than $1 billion. Needed next: strong security.
The obesity-fighting program was founded by Jake Steinfeld, known for his "Body By Jake" television show.
Changing the culture of the insurer was a challenge worth taking on, executives said — and social media helped.
Optimized for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone 7, policies can be purchased through a mobile web site.
LifeApply aims to streamline new policy issuance in that business line.
The company claims the new offering facilitates bring-your-own-device initiatives.
Version 6.0 of the Elixir policy administration system also features a new user interface.
Insurers and vendors join forces in nonprofit to identify login standards for independent agents.
Fraud-fighting is a key driver behind both insurers' selections.
The insurers will move their policy administration into a private cloud
The agreement centers around workflow offerings.
The new platform allowed the health insurer to add capabilities.
The South African insurer reports $2.4 million in savings on fraudulent claims in the first four months of using IBM analytics.
The reinsurers' offering aims to help companies understand their supply chains' exposure to worldwide catastrophes.
Michael Smith has been with ING since 2009.
The goal is to help create products and services better matched to specific health needs.
The regional P&C carrier hopes to improve customer service.
The specialty insurer hopes to gain product speed to market and process consistency.
Research from Millenial Media and ComScore finds that insurance companies are investing the most in mobile capabilities, but have the least amount of usage.
Andrew Moss leaves of his own accord.
The upgrades to the vendor's core systems platform include ISO standards and improved rating capabilities.
Interaction Mobilizer provides a single platform to develop for iOS, Android and Windows Phone, as well as Facebook.
The company's 2012 U.S. Insurance Shopping Study finds that when people shop for a new carrier, the ability to buy a final policy online is a big differentiator.
The vendor says that its migration to HPCC Systems will increase the ROI of its C.L.U.E Auto offering.
The organization says that insurers could "use against" policyholders the fact that they "like" a page about "health conditions or treatments." But is that all insurers get out of social?
New Jersey's largest health insurer is opening a retail store that, among other things, aims to increase customers' comfort with self-service tools.
The carrier names a new chief underwriting officer, among others.
The company will make Availity's exchange available to providers at no charge.
Glenn Weber comes from Aon to fill the position.
The deal was announced last September.