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In the Nevada Desert, the US Federal government has spent the last 22 years hollowing out the inside of a mountain. Yucca Mountain was – and technically still is – the US’s official repository for spent nuclear fuel rods. A series of tunnels 1,000 feet below the mountain surface has been carefully bored. The project, […]

Jul 30th, 2012 | Filed under Insurance

Celent Analysts Chuck Johnston and Mike Fitzgerald Registration is free for qualified attendees (insurance carriers only), but space is limited. If you have any questions, please contact Chuck Smith at csmith@celent.com or at +1.617.262.3125. Please click here for more information.

Jul 18th, 2012 | Filed under Events
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Celent Senior Vice President Catherine Stagg-Macey Insurers, Celent vendor clients and the media can attend the event at no charge. Non-client vendors can attend for a registration fee of £195. Vendor firms are limited to two representatives. If you are unsure of your client status, please contact Chris Williams at cwilliams@celent.com or +44 (0) 208 […]

Jul 18th, 2012 | Filed under Events
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Celent Analysts Jamie Macgregor and Karen Monks 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 Chuck Smith at +1.617.262.3125 or csmith@celent.com. Please click here for more information.

Jul 18th, 2012 | Filed under Events
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It has always been ironic to me that insurers have “lost the plot” on technology innovation. After all, insurance companies were among the first companies to implement systems to solve practical business problems. Of course, this was in the day when mainframes demanded entire floors in company headquarters buildings. These early systems have, in many […]

Jul 12th, 2012 | Filed under Insurance

So June 2012 was an incredible month in the world of technology. Firstly Apple opened it’s developer conference with an hour dedicated to it’s PC era products – the MacBook. The iOS announcements seem to hint at a growing divide between Apple and Google preferring to go with a hand picked set of partners. One […]

Jul 9th, 2012 | Filed under Insurance

Increasingly, when it comes to the world of data, what lies outside of the traditional core insurance system landscape is fast becoming more interesting than what lies within it. For years, insurers have relied on their own data capture mechanisms to create unique insight enabling them to outperform the market when understanding the characteristics that […]

Jul 2nd, 2012 | Filed under Insurance