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Content tagged with Management Strategies posted in April 2012
Two MassMutual Tech Execs Get Promotions to Senior Vice President
News  |  4/25/2012  | 
Two MassMutual tech execs promoted to Senior Vice President; Sri Dronamraju, who also services as Chief Information Risk Officer, is named SVP, Enterprise Technology; Scott Palmer is named SVP Retirement Services division, reflecting his contribution to the unit's growth.
Inside a Claims Management Company's Tech Strategy
News  |  4/18/2012  | 
The mantra of Crawford & Co. CIO Brian Flynn: Do things better, faster, and cheaper, with a focus on innovation.
More From Prudential's Joe Hayes: What's the Biggest Challenge in Benefits Administration?
Commentary  |  4/16/2012  | 
Shortly after taking over the top technology post at Prudential Group Insurance, CIO Joe Hayes presided over a study of how employers use technology to deliver benefits. Find out what surprised him the most in that research.
Cultural Factors Key Challenge for Risk Management Implementation in Emerging Markets: Aon Risk Maturity Index
News  |  4/16/2012  | 
Cultural factors key challenge for risk management implementation in emerging markets: Aon Risk Maturity Index
Travelers Enhances Risk Management Suite with New Risk Analyzer Dashboard
News  |  4/16/2012  | 
Travelers enhances risk management suite with new Risk Analyzer Dashboard, unveiled at RIMS 2012, designed to help customers more efficiently analyze loss trends.
3 Keys to Turning the Potential Pain of Consumerization Into Pleasure
News  |  4/16/2012  | 
Consumer adoption of mobile, social media and other new technologies requires insurance CIOs to recast their technology architectures and reassert their strategic role. I&T offers three keys to turning consumerization into a competitive advantage.
Talk of the Industry: Who Said What in Insurance and Technology This Week
Slideshows  |  4/13/2012  | 
People in the insurance and technology industries have been debating everything from social media analytics to regulatory uncertainty to policy administration modernization challenges. Insurance & Technology gathered some of these words of wisdom, concern and inquiry about some of the week’s most interesting developments that could influence the insurance business.
3 Reasons a PAS Gamble Paid Off For Capitol
Commentary  |  4/12/2012  | 
Troy Lethem, who runs information systems for the Middleton, Wisc.-based commercial lines carrier, tells Insurance & Technology why its implementation of OneShield Dragon was worth the leap of faith.
Great American Names Meuthing COO for Annuity and Supplemental
News  |  4/11/2012  | 
Meuthing will also serve as chief operating officer for Great American Financial Resources and will continue in his role as general counsel and EVP of the wholly owned subsidiary.
For Prudential's Joe Hayes, Customer Experience Is a Group Effort
News  |  4/11/2012  | 
Like many insurance IT executives, Joe Hayes, Prudential’s new group insurance CIO, is focused on improving the customer experience. But in his market, that takes on a dual meaning.
How Insurers Are Modernizing the Actuarial Environment
Slideshows  |  4/10/2012  | 
Market fluctuations, changes in consumer expectations and product designs, and new risk modeling techniques are increasing the pressure on carriers to modernize their approach to the actuarial sciences. What are the requirements of a modern actuarial environment, and what technologies can help insurers meet current and future modeling needs?
3 Bring-Your-Own-Device Secrets
News  |  4/10/2012  | 
If you're having trouble letting go and allowing workers to use their own personal mobile devices to perform enterprise functions, perhaps these hidden BYOD benefits will help convince you.
Q&A: Torus's Michael Kim Discusses the Freedom of Building Technology Infrastructure From Scratch
News  |  4/4/2012  | 
Torus chief administrative officer Michael Kim explains how the company's rapid success has been aided by the opportunity to build technology infrastructure and architecture from scratch, avoiding the friction and delays of legacy insurance systems.
Colonial Savings Names John Quinones CIO of its Banking, Mortgage and Insurance Companies
News  |  4/4/2012  | 
The former army officer brings 35 years of experience in information technology and financial services and entrepreneurial activities.
3 Secrets to Allstate's Innovation
News  |  4/4/2012  | 
Allstate EVP of technology and operations Suren Gupta says he wants the company to be known as innovative. He reveals three secrets to building an innovative corporate culture.
Numerix Releases Modeling Software for Annuities
News  |  4/3/2012  | 
The Leading Hedge product provides hedging and reporting capabilities for annuity products.

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