The End of Indian IT Staffing as We Know It
outsourcers are promoting "mini CEOs" capable of running
businesses on their own, while trimming down on the hordes of
entry-level computer coders they normally hire as they try to
squeeze more profits out of their staff.
Michigan Oil Spill Cleanup May Exceed Insurance Coverage
Partners LP said on Wednesday that the costs of
additional cleanup from a huge Michigan oil spill three years
ago may push the total bill past the limit of its insurance
coverage, hampering its financial results.
I&T's Elite 8 2013: Now Accepting Nominations!
Now in their 15th year, I&T's Elite 8 Awards recognize CIOs and other senior executives who have driven energetic, creative and innovative use of information technology to advance their company's success.
Big Data Not Yet A Best Practice In Insurance
Big data is a hot topic across the insurance industry, but many carriers are stymied by the challenges of making a business case for the types of systems and infrastructure investments required to support a big data strategy, says Martina Conlon, a principal in the insurance practice of Novarica.
3 Trends in Insurance Technology Training
As with any other IT investment, insurance technology executives need to maximize the value – in terms of time and resources, as well as expenditures for every employee training investment. However, it’s often difficult to know where training will yield the biggest bang for the buck, as well as to determine the most effective ways to deliver training. Here are some strategies CIOs should keep in mind.
As Cyber Threats Build Against U.S., CEOs Ask for 'Light Touch'
Corporate leaders from the
defense, technology, energy and banking industries told
President Barack Obama on Wednesday they agreed cyber attacks
were a top security threat but that they were looking for a
"light touch" from the government in response to the risk.
What 4 Model Insurers Say About Industry Trends
Celent recognized 18 insurers with Model Insurer awards last week for their innovative use of technology. These four are early adopters of capabilities that we predict will become table stakes across insurance.
Analysts Assess Insurity's AQS Acquisition
This latest manifestation of the Hartford-based vendor's renaissance exemplifies several industry trends, including a preference for core system suites, the importance of scale and the demand for ISO rating capabilities.
U.S. Health Insurers Launch TV War over Medicare Advantage Cuts
The U.S. health insurance
industry is escalating its lobbying battle against a proposed
Medicare Advantage pay cut to insurers by launching a television
and online advertising campaign to garner public support among
the program's 14 million beneficiaries.