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 2010
As the giant bookseller learned, scale and efficiency will always provide advantages, but increasingly they are trumped by market insight and the ability to transform.
With all the focus on stress tests, Dodd-Frank, Basel III and other manifestations of financial services regulatory reform, some institutions might have put concerns about privacy and the security of customer information on the back burner.
BP is discovering what insurance companies have known for years: Claims processing is hard.
ING Insurance U.S. Names Gary Baxter – previously from head of IT, ING U.S. Retirement Services, ING Individual Retirement, and company’s closed block of business –new CIO; he will oversee technology investments and IT operations across all U.S. business lines.
Carriers lag in automation of reinsurance processing; research from Inpoint Services reveals only 32 percent of respondents use “comprehensive technology systems” to support reinsurance processing.
It's a familiar story -- an established household-name company, having underestimated competitive challenges from upstart competitors, finds it has no financial alternative but to put itself up for sale.
BB&T Insurance Services launches InsureWithBBT.com to enable online auto insurance purchases.