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 May 2011
Private equity firm Thomas H. Lee Partners to acquire Sword Insurance; investment seen as helping vendor achieve goal of becoming a "top-five" global tech vendor to the P&C.
Polaris launches cloud-ready platform for insurance sector; offers more than 70 business services to improve business agility, plus lower run and change costs.
Pitney Bowes Business Insight unveils Flood Risk Pro with comprehensive U.S. Flood Risk Data; leverages geospatial data to enable the National Flood Insurance Program and Excess Flood coverage insurers to build more current flood risk information into their underwriting processes.
Modular solution integrates data from multiple sources.
2Work Apps for Tablets address needs of claims adjusters, brokers and agents.
Several ACORD LOMA Insurance Systems Forum exhibitors, including L&T Infotech, Millbrook and Sword, announced new mobile solutions or initiatives.
DST Systems expands insurance offerings with SaaS and BPO policy admin-related services; Bonnie Wasgatt to head DST Insurance Solutions, wholly owned subsidiary created to support growth opportunities for annuity and life insurance carriers.
A new book defines four types of innovation and argues that by matching the appropriate type with a company's culture and leadership, the risks of innovation can be reduced.
LexisNexis launches new products geared to streamlining life insurance underwriting process; Current Carrier Life and LexisNexis Life Electronic Inspection Report can help life carriers leverage applicant data and improve decision-making.
Business/IT collaboration is a critical aspect of successful innovation -- so why is it still so hard to achieve?
SMA and Insurance & Technology partner on new research about goals, drivers and results of insurance industry investments in modern policy administration systems.