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Content tagged with Management Strategies posted in January 2012
Q&A: Aflac's CIO Says Distribution at the Top of His List
News  |  1/23/2012  | 
Michael Boyle, who took over the post in August 2011, says his goal is to provide customers, distributors and employers the best possible experience across all channels.
Verisk Analytics Launches Verisk Underwriting Solutions Division
News  |  1/20/2012  | 
Verisk Analytics launches Verisk Underwriting Solutions Division; goal is to provide integrated services to support P&C insurers' underwriting activities.
The Insurance Industry's New Normal: Driver of Change or Complacency?
Commentary  |  1/19/2012  | 
Deloitte's 2012 Global Insurance Outlook says technology must be at the center of any insurer's strategies for coping with the current market conditions. But have we heard this before?
As Insurance Industry Leaders Embrace Data, Should CIOs Worry?
Commentary  |  1/12/2012  | 
As insurance business executive recognize the value in being able to access and analyze risk and customer data, the pressure is on IT organizations to deliver -- but that's not necessarily a bad thing.
Celent's Craig Weber Elevated to CEO
News  |  1/12/2012  | 
Weber had been head of the insurance practice for the Boston-based analyst firm.
What Chartis' New Chief Science Officer Role Means to The Insurance Industry
News  |  1/11/2012  | 
Chartis' elevation of analytics to a corporate level concern signals a paradigm shift from insurance as focused on operational and transactional processing to insurance focused on information as its key corporate asset.
Oracle Makes Big Data Appliance Move
News  |  1/11/2012  | 
By partnering with Hadoop software and support provider Cloudera, Oracle gets a fast start in the big data market.
Insurers Focus on Underwriting Discipline After 2011's Catastrophes
News  |  1/11/2012  | 
An unprecedented year of catastrophe events at home and abroad, combined with a low interest rate environment pressuring investment income, is pushing insurers to be better underwriters, carrier CEOs say.
Q&A With Chartis' Buluswar: What Does a Chief Science Officer Do?
News  |  1/10/2012  | 
Chartis' new chief science officer talks vision, identifies skills he'll seek, and discusses the impact of the P&C insurer's analytics-focused science office on high-level strategic business decision-making.
California Department of Insurance Names SNR Denton’s Finston Deputy Insurance Commissioner
News  |  1/6/2012  | 
California Department of Insurance names Finston Deputy Insurance Commissioner; former SNR Denton head of insurance regulation practice also will lead the Department's Corporate Affairs Bureau.
Scott McClintock Joins OneBeacon as CIO
News  |  1/5/2012  | 
The former Arch Insurance CIO fills a position left vacant by Gary Plotkin's departure in July 2011. Pet Hartman succeeds McClintock at Arch.
CURE Insurance COO Eric Poe Dishes on Text-to-Pay
Commentary  |  1/5/2012  | 
The New Jersey-based auto insurer wanted to make payments more convenient for its customers that wanted it without increasing costs for all of them, its COO tells Insurance & Technology.

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