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What SIUs Want: An Easier Way to Take Aim at Soft Fraud
Joseph Bracken, VP, Product Management, Enservio
From the special investigative unit perspective, soft fraud is like a cancer: It's a silent but deadly disease that's not easy to detect.
By Joseph Bracken VP, Product Management, Enservio,
Oregon Mutual’s Fowler Aims to ‘Futurize’ the Business
Kathy Burger, Editorial Director
CIO Bryan Fowler is leading Oregon Mutual Insurance on a journey that is helping the P&C carrier leverage data, modern core systems, and the cloud.
By Kathy Burger Editorial Director,
Erie Selects Guidewire ClaimCenter
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading
The system was chosen to improve flexibility and claims service.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading,
Tech Helps Insurers Unite Against Fraud
James Ruotolo, Principal, SAS
With advances in technology, more cross-industry insurance organizations can quickly set up information exchanges to stop the bad guys.
By James Ruotolo Principal, SAS,
Technology & Catastrophe Modeling: Beyond the Hype
Peter Lewis, SVP, AIR Worldwide
As computing power increases, so does the sophistication -- and footprint -- of catastrophe modeling software, which raises important questions about how to deploy, manage, and support these new, more resource-intensive modeling environments.
By Peter Lewis SVP, AIR Worldwide,
Supplementing the Death Master File for Life Claims Data
Jonathan Berry, Managing director, Navigant
Due to the changing regulatory environment around the Social Security DMF, insurance companies should be aware how these exclusions impact the identification of deceased policy holders.
By Jonathan Berry Managing director, Navigant,
Expedite Claims With Location-Based Data
Vinod Kachroo, CTO, Insurance & Healthcare, TCS
Insurers' customer relationships will benefit from greater insight into the location of their policyholders.
By Vinod Kachroo CTO, Insurance & Healthcare, TCS,
Core Systems Transformation: 7 Modernization Best-Practices
Girish Joshi, Program Director and Head of Insurance Center Mindtree
Continuous planning, execution excellence, strong governance, and robust change management are among the requirements for successful core modernization efforts.
By Girish Joshi Program Director and Head of Insurance Center Mindtree,
Improving Operational Excellence in Claims Supply Chain Management
Stephen Applebaum, Senior Advisor, Stoneridge Advisors
Insurers can't control the weather, but they can control other impacts on claims management costs.
By Stephen Applebaum Senior Advisor, Stoneridge Advisors,
The Keys to Modernization: An Insurance-Focused Approach
Bruce Bosco, Senior Sales Executive NTT Data
Modernization involves more than replacing a core application. It also requires insurers to address cloud, analytics, mobility, and social media.
By Bruce Bosco Senior Sales Executive NTT Data,
What Have We Learned About Risk Management Since 9/11?
Kathy Burger, Editorial Director
Technology has transformed the practice of risk management, but with threats growing more complex and sophisticated, has anything really changed?
By Kathy Burger Editorial Director,
Thinking About Cognitive Computing
Jamie Bisker, Senior Analyst, Aite Group
Cognitive computing can power decisions that go beyond the current use of rule-based knowledge and the retroactive use of the results of predictive analytics.
By Jamie Bisker Senior Analyst, Aite Group,
Insurers Assessing Bay Area Quake
Nathan Golia, Senior editor, Insurance & Technology
The strongest area tremor in 25 years is spurring renewed interest in earthquake cover among Californians.
By Nathan Golia Senior editor, Insurance & Technology,
Improving Claims Management With Advanced Integration
Scott R. Smith and Ajit Viswanathan, Mitchell International,
The technology improvements achieved through advanced integration can boost adjuster efficiency, empower better decisions, and deliver a better customer experience.
By Scott R. Smith and Ajit Viswanathan, Mitchell International ,
3D Mapping Data's Future: 8 Examples
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
Federal agencies, academia, communities, and the private sector are collaborating on advanced US mapping data as part of the 3D Elevation Program (3DEP). Look what these maps can do.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist,
Keeping Up With the Joneses in Insurance Claims
Karlyn Carnahan, Celent,
More than half of insurance carriers are planning some level of replacement of their claims system this year.
By Karlyn Carnahan, Celent ,
White House Showcases Disaster Response Tools
Patience Wait,
Government encourages collaboration between tech, first responder communities.
By Patience Wait ,
ACE Strengthens European Cyber Business
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading
The appointment of a regional cyber manager reflects ACE’s focus on global cyber risk and meeting customer needs.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading,
Few Global CAT Events in 1H 2014: Munich Re
Nathan Golia, Senior editor, Insurance & Technology
Insured and total losses from catastrophes for the first half of 2014 are about half of an average year.
By Nathan Golia Senior editor, Insurance & Technology,
Aon Affinity Plans to Acquire National Flood Services
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading
The agreement between Aon U.S. Holdings and StoneRiver National Flood Services will expand Aon's client base in the flood insurance sector.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading,
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