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Content tagged with Management Strategies posted in May 2012
John Hancock Names New Head of U.S. Life Insurance
News  |  5/30/2012  | 
Michael Doughty had worked in the Canadian division of John Hancock's parent company, Manulife.
What's Next in BYOD Investment: Preventing Malware Attacks and Managing Costs
News  |  5/29/2012  | 
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?
Top Technologies for the 2012 Hurricane Season
Slideshows  |  5/24/2012  | 
The 2012 Atlantic hurricane season, which officially begins June 1, is likely to be relatively mild compared to recent years. But even a less-active season or a Category 1 storm places tremendous demands on insurance companies in terms of risk modeling and underwriting, catastrophe response and claims management/payments. Here’s a review of some of the key technologies and tools insurers must have in their arsenals to provide the right levels of service during the 2012 hurricane season.
How to Meet Solvency II Requirements and Improve Decision Making Through an ERM Platform
Commentary  |  5/23/2012  | 
Insurers that replace their existing legacy technology solutions can not only achieve compliance and cost control goals, but also ultimately be able to make more informed business decisions across a range of functions — including strategy development, product pricing, profitability, reinsurance, and performance management.
Celent Analyst Shares 4 Key Insurance Technology Insights for the Future
Commentary  |  5/14/2012  | 
Juan Mazzini, Celent's new senior analyst, shares some of the research and advisory firm's high-level insights into the changing terms of technology-driven competition in the insurance industry.
ING U.S. Annuities CEO Named Enterprise Chief Risk Officer
News  |  5/11/2012  | 
Michael Smith has been with ING since 2009.
Aviva Global CEO Steps Down
News  |  5/8/2012  | 
Andrew Moss leaves of his own accord.
Facebook Users Expose Too Much to Insurers: Consumer Reports
Commentary  |  5/4/2012  | 
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?
8 Priorities for More Effective Mobile Security
Slideshows  |  5/4/2012  | 
Smartphone shipments are expected to reach 1.7 billion in 2017, forecasts telecommunications analyst Ovum – more evidence that the growth of the mobile channel presents opportunities for insurance companies in areas as diverse as distribution, claims and customer service. However, security remains a huge concern – especially as the bring-your-own-device movement means increasing volumes of sensitive corporate and client information are handled on mobile devices. To help insurers opti
Southport Re Names First CEO
News  |  5/1/2012  | 
Glenn Weber comes from Aon to fill the position.

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