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 April 2011
New business and policy administration segments are expected to be completed this year.
By measuring acceleration, braking and cornering, the app aims to help users improve their driving habits.
Version 7.0 features several enhancements to improve carriers' customer service, the company says.
By using predictive analytics early and often, insurers can identify potentially severe or fraudulent claims.
The software analyzes responses from survey data, which the carrier will use for market research purposes.
Some sites are back up, but with some popular ones still lagging, scrutiny is increasing.
The recent revelation that iOS devices store location data may sound tantalizing at first, but with privacy concerns paramount, carriers shouldn't see an immediate need to access and use it.
The company claims this decreases the amount of time it takes to add providers to its network by half.
Meg Rush joins the health carrier from WebMD Health Services.
The goal is to unify disparate enrollment processes into one site.
Ron Boyd, CEO of P&C carrier Midwest Family Mutual, says in situations such as the one facing the southern US, it's important to make sure policyholders have the financial means to get on their feet quickly.
The programs aim to teach policyholders about how the company's coverage and website work.
Strong storms have contributed to almost 50 deaths in the Midwest and Southeast United States.
Zurich Real Talk targets commercial real estate practitioners.
With tablets eating into the PC market, it may be time to treat them as more than just media consumption devices, and enable them with the capabilities to perform standard computing tasks on their own to spur enterprise adoption.
Unitrin Direct leverages the DRC policy admin system's ease of configurability to add homeowners coverage to its lines of business in just 10 months.
The carrier will consolidate three existing platforms under InsPro Enterprise.
The carrier has chosen FirstCarbon Solutions' ghgTrack software.
The life carrier continues its aggressive online video strategy by adding financial planners' explanations to the online calculator model.
The British provider of private health coverage will release the quoting app on iTunes.
RMS' estimate for total Japan insured losses has reached $34 billion, but some carriers are still basing their loss estimates on earlier numbers.
The auto carrier's policy service app is already available for iOS and Windows Phone 7 devices.
Ronald St. Clair replaces Richard Connell, who retired at the beginning of this month.
The former Wells Fargo EVP and CIO takes over the carrier's IT strategy, reporting to the CEO.
Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis vigorously defended their company to the New York Times, but they can't hide from the challenges it faces in the hyper-competitive enterprise mobile space.
The health carrier has joined with EveryMove to develop, test and deploy personal technology tools to encourage policyholders to stay active.
A tsunami warning issued shortly after the 7.1 magnitude quake occurred was quickly lifted and relatively minimal damage has been reported.
EagleView's reports will be made available through the adjuster-specific portal.
The company's refers to the Retirement Income and Life Insurance interactive calculator applications as "Super Apps."
A total of 100 iPads and iPhones wil be disbursed to AIU Insurance Company adjusters beginning April 11.
The 7.4 magnitude quake could lead to a two-meter tsunami.
Customers of its employment practices liability coverage now have access to a risk management website with legal information.
The Insurance Industry Data Model works in CSC's business intelligence products to optimize data management.
The company cites changes following Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Wilma; as well as government coverage, with softening the blow for carriers.
The system uses digital means to gather data and processes it in the cloud.
The software will manage policy administration, billing and claims for the commercial lines carrier.
The InsureRight report helps the workers' comp carrier improve pricing accuracy, the companies claim.
The Missouri-based carrier has implemented the underwriting system for a new artisans line of business.