I find it somewhat amusing and somewhat frustrating that insurers are still trying to solve their business problems with new technologies using antiquated methods. It is analogous to trying to use a 1950’s football strategy of just giving it to the running back and banging it up field. They seem to assume that because the [...]
A lot has been made about Cloud computing recently; even to the point of asking if it is more fog than cloud. The focus of these discussions is strictly on the technology which is where they miss the point. It is reminiscent of the early SOA discussions. Celent defines Cloud computing as the use of [...]
Senior Analyst Jeff Goldberg will be participating in an Insurance & Technology Vendor Perspectives WebCast: Avoiding SOA Paralysis: Cutting The Costs of Mainframe SOA for Insurance Date: Wednesday, January 28, 2009 Time: 9:00 AM PT / 12:00 PM ET Duration: One Hour More information is available here.
There’s a good article in this week’s National Underwriter about the use of SOA (service-oriented architecture) in the insurance industry. It features a lot of my thoughts about how SOA can be leveraged (and how it can be confused) as well as some great comments from other industry analysts. Check out the article: “SOA Widely [...]