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 September 2003
What are the best practices and metrics involved in identifying and measuring the benefits of standards initiatives?
By deploying CSC's VP/MS modeling tool, New York Life makes actuaries more effective by streamlining product and pricing updates.
Although there are many lessons from the August 14 blackout about the power and limitations of technology (and human beings), there doesn't seem to be much to criticize about financial services organizations' (including insurance companies) abilities to cope with the power outage.
In today's global insurance market, there are only a few true "winning strategies." Rather, what characterizes successful companies is an ability to execute, based on significant investment in core, "baseline" activities such as claims management, said William Pieroni, general manager, IBM Global Insurance Industry, at last week's IBM Global Insurance Executive Conference, "Value Creation for Competitive Advantage," in San Francisco.