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Member Since: 5/8/2014
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Katherine Burger is Editorial Director of Bank Systems & Technology and Insurance & Technology, members of UBM TechWeb's InformationWeek Financial Services. She assumed leadership of Bank Systems & Technology in 2003 and of Insurance & Technology in 1991. In addition to directing the editorial strategy of both brands, Kathy is charged with the creation and development of new products, editorial supplements, special publications and live and online events including BS&T's Executive Summit, I&T's Executive Summit, Webcasts, live custom events and executive roundtables. Kathy is a frequent speaker/moderator at financial services industry conferences, and also has presented at a number of technology company user group and sales force events, as well as numerous Webcasts sponsored by industry leaders. She is a graduate of Carleton College.

Articles by Kathy Burger
posted in June 2012

The Supreme Court Rules on the Affordable Care Act: What It Could Mean for Insurers

6/29/2012
The Supreme Court’s five-to-four ruling that the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate provision is constitutional because it is a tax is having many immediate consequences. It surprised many observers, positioned Chief Justice John Roberts as one of the most influential Chief Justices in history, gave President Obama a victory, and inspired Mitt Romney and other Republicans to declare they would overturn the legislation. But what will be the long-term impact? Here are opinions, r

How 2012 Grads Can Prepare for a Career in Insurance IT

6/22/2012
As Insurance & Technology’s new report on the Top 11 Schools for Insurance Technology Talent reveals, today’s students graduate from college with impressive training, skills and credentials. But do they have other capabilities – such as common sense, creativity, empathy, a sense of adventure -- that are essential to success in the business technology world? And what can they do to gain these kinds of skills and insights? Here is some of the best advice provided to the college g

Heard at IASA: Top Quotes From the 2012 IASA Conference

6/8/2012
With increased attendance for the third year in a row and a sold-out exhibit hall, this year’s IASA Educational Conference and Business Show in San Diego provided evidence of the insurance industry’s health and increased IT spending. It also highlighted ongoing challenges in the areas of customer experience and retention, data management and regulatory compliance. I&T highlights some of the most provocative statements heard at the conference.

The Age of Big Bang IT Projects Is Over

6/5/2012
Cloud, agile architectures, variable cost models and rapid delivery of small-scale initiatives are the trends that are transforming insurance IT. That was the message at the 2012 IASA conference's Technology Super Session

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