Archive for May, 2011

Celent Senior Analyst Wenli Yuan This event is free to attend. Celent clients and the media will have access to the webinar’s PowerPoint presentation after the event. Please click here for more information.

May 31st, 2011 | Filed under Events

Optimism leads Pessimism by a score of 13 to 2. The Pessimism coaching staff is still plotting its comeback at IASA, but I have to say that the odds of getting Pessimism into the win column are very low.

May 27th, 2011 | Filed under Insurance

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May 17th, 2011 | Filed under Insurance, Market Trends, Strategy

Celent recently conducted its third Peer Networking Event, exploring the topics of Enterprise Content Management (ECM) and Digital Commerce. Alternative approaches, successes and gaps were actively exchanged by the 40 participants, representing 13 carriers. We would like to thank The Hartford Insurance Company for hosting the session. The morning kicked off with a presentation by […]

May 13th, 2011 | Filed under Insurance

My email inbox has been even more active than usual this week. It seems that many of you—from all over the globe—received an invitation to Celent’s CIO event in Paris. And the best part was that the invitation went out once in English, and a second time in French! My apologies to those of you […]

May 12th, 2011 | Filed under Insurance

For those of us with limited artistic talent, paint by numbers may seem like a great way to display creativity. But there are those lines that you have to stay within and someone else is telling you what to paint. Is it really a creative outlet? Would a blank canvas allow that creativity to flow […]

May 5th, 2011 | Filed under Insurance, IT, Strategy, Vendors

At my prior position, I worked with a lot of vendors and their product teams. We were usually on the leading edge of SOA development and strategy and one of the most common requests I had of the vendors was, “can you just bring together some other insurance clients so we can talk without you?”. […]

May 4th, 2011 | Filed under Insurance