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Reviews: Microsoft Surface RT Long on Promise, Short on Early Results
Commentary  |  10/25/2012  | 
Insurers looking for a more content-creation-friendly tablet than Apple's iPad may have eyed Microsoft's Surface. However, early reviews indicate there's still work to be done before it's a true enterprise-ready device.
5 Technology Trends: an Elite 8 CIO View
Commentary  |  10/24/2012  | 
Jackson National CIO Mark Clark shares thoughts about the technologies shaping the insurance industry in the near future.
Do Insurers — or Anyone — Need a Mini iPad?
Commentary  |  10/24/2012  | 
Real estate is what makes tablet computers enticing for insurers.
Where Are They Now? 2011's Elite 8 Continue To Hone Digital Capabilities
Slideshows  |  10/22/2012  | 
As mobile and digital technologies continue to reshape the insurance industry, Insurance & Technology caught up with some of the 2011 Elite 8 to see how the changing expectations of consumers, employees and partners are transforming their focus.
Big Data: Creating a More Sustainable System for Insurance
Commentary  |  10/22/2012  | 
The use of big data and other technologies that can deliver more personalized experiences and also improve care will shape the future of health insurance, says Cigna's Mark Boxer, a 2007 Elite 8 honoree.
Gamification an Outlet for Itchy Mobile Development Organizations
Commentary  |  10/19/2012  | 
Insurers are putting out mobile games with astonishing regularity. There must be a good reason, right?
Go, Go, Gadget: Top Emerging Technology Tools for Insurers
Slideshows  |  10/18/2012  | 
The executives selected as Elite 8 2012 honorees have reached the heights of their profession by being savvy observers of the digital landscape and prudent marshals of technology. Here are some of their views on the latest and greatest enterprise solutions.
Elite 8 2012: Greg Clancy Transforms IT Organization Through Core Systems Modernization
News  |  10/17/2012  | 
Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance SVP and CIO Greg Clancy has overseen the replacement of nearly all of the company's primary systems. And he had to remake the IT organization in the process.
Elite 8 2012: Susan Gueli’s High-Energy Approach to Building IT Muscle
News  |  10/15/2012  | 
Nationwide Financial CIO Susan Gueli has led a highly motivated team to simplify systems and build market-leading capabilities for the insurer's adviser distributors.
Report: Mini iPad Coming Oct. 23
News  |  10/12/2012  | 
Apple Inc is expected to take the wraps off its highly anticipated mini iPad at an Oct. 23 invitation-only event, reported tech blog AllThingsD on Friday, citing sources familiar with the company.

5 Critical Questions To Be Answered at I&T’s 2012 Executive Summit
Slideshows  |  10/12/2012  | 
Insurance & Technology offers a sneak peek into some of the insights -- from big data to innovation -- that will be revealed at this year’s Executive Summit.
4 Major Challenges for Insurance CIOs: E&Y's Hollander
News  |  10/9/2012  | 
Today's insurance CIO faces the demand to support growth and profitability, increase focus on the customer, and develop new data capabilities to support regulatory demands and other business imperatives, according to Ernst & Young's David Hollander.
Good Technology Acquires 'App-Wrapping' Company AppCentral
News  |  10/2/2012  | 
The mobile device management company, which counts many insurers as clients of its BYOD-enabling services, is looking to expand its options with the buy.
Erie Powers Safe Teen Driving Campaign with Facebook
News  |  10/1/2012  | 
The insurer has developed a contest that revolves around gaining points from actions taken on Facebook.

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