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Content tagged with Management Strategies posted in August 2011
Irene Shows Why More People Should Consider Flood Insurance: Deloitte's Mills
Commentary  |  8/30/2011  | 
While much of the talk around Hurricane Irene focused on potential wind and storm surge damage to the five boroughs of New York City, rain from the storm flooded upstate rivers and streams causing heavy — and potentially uninsured — losses.
10 Steps to Minimize the Impact of a Disaster
Commentary  |  8/29/2011  | 
As the Northeast cleans up in the wake of Hurricane Irene, it's appropriate to review and implement some key business continuity best practices.
Ameritas Life Insurance's IT Organization Ramps Up for Business Transformation
News  |  8/25/2011  | 
Richard Wiedenbeck, VP of IT for Ameritas Life Insurance, is leading an IT strategy to help the carrier fulfill its potential as an innovator in the annuities and retirement space.
MetLife Taps Former Citi/RBC Exec to Lead Global Technology
News  |  8/22/2011  | 
Martin Lippert will join the insurer as EVP and head of global technology next month.
Q&A: BCBS of Rhode Island's CIO
News  |  8/19/2011  | 
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island CIO Bill Wray draws on his experience in the banking industry as he steers an unwieldy core systems replacement project back on track and helps the carrier position for a more consumer-focused healthcare environment.
Sabrina Hart Named COO for Zurich Global Corporate in North America
News  |  8/18/2011  | 
Hart's experience includes serving as chief underwriting officer for Zurich North America Commercial's (ZNAC) Specialty Products business and, most recently, head of risk operations within the carrier's Group Risk Management organization where she was responsible for driving Zurich's operational risk and control activities.
Unitrin Changes Name to Kemper
News  |  8/15/2011  | 
Unitrin changes name to Kemper; initiative to create unified brand coincides with trading on NYSE under KMPR ticker symbol.
RMS Unveils New Version of Data Quality Toolkit for Enhanced Exposure Data Management
News  |  8/15/2011  | 
The release offers a new building valuation capability that RMS says helps re/insurers to identify potential valuation issues with particular lines of business, regions, or portfolios, and to understand the risk associated with under and over-valuation of properties
Vendor Consolidation Brings Synergies, But Integration Challenges Loom
News  |  8/1/2011  | 
Vendor M&A helps insurers by giving smaller vendors financial strength, expanded markets and implementation capabilities, but integration of new solutions with existing solutions may present a serious challenge to some larger vendors.

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