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 July 2012
Just because the background of Yahoo’s high-profile new CEO, former Google executive Marissa Mayer, is in engineering doesn’t mean she doesn’t have some valuable insights about customer experience and engagement. As insurers grapple with these concepts, it could be helpful to review these insights from the woman who is charged with putting them into practice at long-struggling Yahoo.
Mark Stergio named CEO of Risk Sciences Group; longtime insurance tech exec will lead strategy focused on helping clients control the costs of risk.
Allstate crowdsources to test usage-based insurance product; employee, agency owner testing of Drive Wise product will provide telematics feedback about driving habits.
Policy administration modernization and replacement projects traditionally have been among the most costly, complex and risky initiatives insurance IT organizations oversee. There's got to be a better way, and an increasing number of insurers are looking for alternatives.
CNO names Bruce Baude EVP, Chief Operations and Technology Officer.
Universal Group upgrading to New Cover-All policy platform for commercial lines underwriting and rating; San Juan-based P&C carrier aims for improved efficiency and growth.
There are projections that enterprise tablet adoption in financial services and other industries could grow by 50 percent this year. What kinds of measurable returns are these investments generating?
Devastating wildfires that have destroyed at least 347 homes in Colorado and cost more than $11 million to control. A bizarre derecho storm that killed 22 people and left 4.3 million people without electricity across 10 states. Record heat across the United States. It’s highly unusual – or is it? This summer’s extreme weather has many observers pointing to climate change and global warming as the cause; others argue it’s all part of long-term weather patterns. Either way,