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 June 2007
Could Wal-Mart soon be selling insurance products? It's not such a far-fetched possibility, based on last week's announcement by the Bentonville, Ark.-based retail giant that it will open 1,000 Wal-Mart MoneyCenters -- covering one-fourth of its stores -- by the end of 2008.
You've heard of the Sports Illustrated and Time jinxes -- no sooner does a prominent figure from the sports, political or business worlds appear on the cover of one of these magazines and they either go into a literal or figurative slump, or take on some kind of new assignment -- either way, rendering the previous coverage obsolete. Well, it appears now that there may be an Insurance & Technology jinx. No sooner had we featured Fireman's Fund Insurance Company's presid
Doing nothing with their legacy systems is not necessarily an option, but what it is that insurance carriers should be doing is not always so clear.
By Katherine Burger
One of the themes that has emerged from discussions and presentations at this year's IASA Annual Educational Conference & Business Show in Minneapolis is the importance of insurers taking a different, more-savvy approach to information management, in order to leverage the opportunities enabled by the new generation of data management and analytical technologies, as well as to avoid the cos