Profile of Kathy BurgerEditorial Director
Member Since: 5/8/2014
Blog Posts: 575
Katherine Burger is Editorial Director of Bank Systems & Technology and Insurance & Technology, members of UBM TechWeb's InformationWeek Financial Services. She assumed leadership of Bank Systems & Technology in 2003 and of Insurance & Technology in 1991. In addition to directing the editorial strategy of both brands, Kathy is charged with the creation and development of new products, editorial supplements, special publications and live and online events including BS&T's Executive Summit, I&T's Executive Summit, Webcasts, live custom events and executive roundtables. Kathy is a frequent speaker/moderator at financial services industry conferences, and also has presented at a number of technology company user group and sales force events, as well as numerous Webcasts sponsored by industry leaders. She is a graduate of Carleton College.
Articles by Kathy Burger
posted in August 2007
To improve ease of doing business with the carrier, Harleysville Insurance rolled out a new agent portal and overhauled its policy administration systems, explains Akhil Tripathi, the insurer's SVP and CIO.
As insurers invest in customer analytics and pricing optimization to improve targeted product development and speed to market, they must recognize that responding to demographic trends requires cultural insights beyond simply statistics.
Not surprisingly, there has been a lot of official support and approval from both carriers and industry groups for the bipartisan House version (H.R. 3200) of the 2007 National Insurance Act that was introduced last week by Representatives Melissa Bean (D-Ill.) and Ed Royce (R-Cal.). With the presentation of this companion legislation to S.40, authored by Senators Tim Johnson (D-S.D.) and
The insurance software landscape keeps changing, with the August 1 announcement that Frisco, Texas-based Skywire Software will acquire Whitehill Technologies. Although I had not heard any previous hints or rumors about this deal, the news was somehow unsurprising and logical.