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Almost with the end of the year around the corner we are yet immersed in some very important reports for all of us which, by the way, will be produced integrally with Latin American focus for the first time. The CIO Report and the Policy Administration System ABCD Vendor View Report are on their way. […]

Dec 23rd, 2011 | Filed under Insurance

Last year we offered a Christmas Carol themed post summarising some thoughts on the past, present and future. This time around I figured I’d go for one of the end of year top ten style posts that pop up as folks take a moment to look back at the year. So here I present a […]

Insurance companies have always been risk averse to quickly adopting new technologies. It is not uncommon for technologies to be mature in other industries and still be low on the adoption scale within insurers. However, as the rate of change has rapidly accelerated over the last decade, carriers are in the uncomfortable position of having […]

Dec 19th, 2011 | Filed under Insurance, IT, Market Trends, Strategy

We’re one step closer to answering one of life’s Big Questions. Namely: Are men or women better drivers? The answer may turn out to be neither…

Dec 16th, 2011 | Filed under Insurance

Celent Senior Analyst Benjamin Moreland 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.

Dec 13th, 2011 | Filed under Events
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Celent Senior Analysts Jamie Macgregor and Nicolas Michellod This event is free to attend for Celent clients, flex-plan clients, and the media. Non-clients can attend for a fee of US$195. If you are unsure of your client status, please contact Chris Williams at +44 207 228 4432 or cwilliams@celent.com. Please click here for more information.

Dec 13th, 2011 | Filed under Events
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Celent Analyst Craig Beattie This event is free to attend for Celent clients, flex-plan clients, and the media. Non-clients can attend for a fee of US$195. If you are unsure of your client status, please contact Chris Williams at +44 207 228 4432 or cwilliams@celent.com. Please click here for more information.

Dec 12th, 2011 | Filed under Events
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Before working in insurance I worked in other sectors where it was common to quote the number of certified or accredited engineers working on a project. Usually these were mixed discipline projects involving mechanical, electrical and software engineers, but having chartered engineer status was an advantage regardless of discipline. Also any relevant certifications were highly […]

Dec 9th, 2011 | Filed under Insurance, IT, Outsourcing, Strategy

Every now and then a strategic alliance occurs that makes a lot of sense. Today, McCamish Systems, an InfoSys BPO company, and Pegasystems announced a strategic partnership that will leverage the best of both their solutions, namely, McCamish’s VPAS Life and Pegasystem’s BPM technology. (See http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20111207005172/en/McCamish-Systems-Infosys-BPO-Company-Announces-Strategic for full announcement.) McCamish VPAS Life is a policy […]

Dec 7th, 2011 | Filed under Insurance
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