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It is at this time of the year that Celent conducts its famous surveys providing useful insights about insurers preoccupations, priorities and plans for the coming year. This year we have decided to apply the same usual method for the United States market. In other words, our readers will be able to access our famous […]

Dec 17th, 2009 | Filed under Insurance

The Mobile App Prediction: Since I’m frequently asked about mobile device use in the insurance industry, I’d like to restate a prediction I’ve been making for a few years: Custom, downloadable applications for smart phones will become less important or unnecessary. Having told many people this, it’s been a bit of a tough time for […]

Dec 14th, 2009 | Filed under Insurance

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed The Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (H.R. 4173) that creates a Federal Insurance Office. Title VI of the Act, outlines three specific objectives of the new group: 1. provide a source of industry expertise in the federal government, 2. represent the U.S. in international insurance issues, […]

Dec 11th, 2009 | Filed under Insurance

Celent senior analyst Donald Light This event is free to Celent clients and the media. Non-clients can attend for a fee of USD $249. Celent will contact non-clients after they register for credit card information. Please click here for more information.

Dec 9th, 2009 | Filed under Events, Regulation
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The commercial craziness that is the run up to Christmas has kicked off here in Britain with the checkout tills are humming from Oxford street to Covent Garden in London. But if you listen carefully, you should also be able to hear the whirrings of transactions in the darkness of cyberspace. The English have embraced […]

Dec 8th, 2009 | Filed under Insurance, Market Trends

Once you learn to live with a Charlie-in-the-Box, you can almost forget the obvious. You begin to have some misplaced affection for those hapless systems, processes, and people. They’re not very good, but they’re yours. And that’s why they persist.

Dec 3rd, 2009 | Filed under Insurance, IT, Strategy

Celent senior analyst Neil Katkov This event is free to Celent clients and the media. Non-clients can attend for a fee of USD $249. Celent will contact non-clients after they register for credit card information. Please click here for more information.

Dec 2nd, 2009 | Filed under Events
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