Justin Stephani

Justin Stephani is assistant editor at Insurance Networking News.

Recent Stories From this Author

Data Quality Continues to Challenge Insurers
November 4, 2013 Large insurers responding to a recent survey were unanimously invested in predictive modeling, but challenges persist

Execs Wary of Growing Skills Gaps, Especially in IT
November 1, 2013 Just more than half of executives, in a recent survey, anticipate increased investments in training to reduce the gap, as 35...

SAS to Handle HIX Claims Data Visualization for NHIHPP
October 29, 2013 Visual analytics are a priority for The New Hampshire Institute of Health Policy and Practice, as disparate sets of data...

Survey: CIOs in Controlled Spending Mode
October 23, 2013 Since strong IT hiring was seen in June, the numbers have fallen drastically to their lowest point of the year, according to...

Securing Support for Customer Experience Investment
September 27, 2013 As consumers grow more demanding, insurers would do well to anticipate customer concerns and offer instruction on how to avoid...

Fighting Negative Perceptions of IT with Communication and Persistence
September 26, 2013 Members of the CIO panel at this year's PCI Information Technology Conference offered creative solutions to help IT units...

Quality of Risk Data Top Concern Among Risk Managers
July 31, 2013 The vast majority of financial institutions do not believe their data technology is very effective, according to a global risk...

Who Can Get Your Data Operations Up to Speed?
July 22, 2013 As investments in data technology rise, so does the urgency to find talent to manage it, which has some in the industry...

Big Data: Where and How Insurers Are Investing
July 10, 2013 While the overall number of big data initiatives is still relatively small, the majority are centered on modeling, according...

2014: A Pivotal Year for Emerging Technology in Insurance
June 14, 2013 Insurance IT “roadmap” by CEB TowerGroup puts 2013 as “research year,” with trials and tribulations over...

Are Social Networks an Effective Business Communications Tool?
May 24, 2013 Surprisingly few companies are trying to build community among employees through social tools, and those do are not impressed:...

Customer Service Seen as Top Benefit of Mobility
May 22, 2013 Mobility has moved from being a business convenience to an opportunity over the past two years, and insurers are turning to...

P&C Insurers List Business Intelligence/Data as a Top Priority
May 3, 2013 Novarica’s most recent IT roundtable finds a P&C insurance focus on data capabilities; speed to market is a particular...

Risky Business: Overcoming Tricky ERM Challenges
February 25, 2013 Towers Watson survey notes that embedding risk culture as the top obstacle for 82 percent of North American insurers

Steps to Leverage Big Data
February 20, 2013 A Celent report outlines the process of going from a big data spectator to a practitioner

200K IT Jobs in 3 Months Equals a “Boom”
February 5, 2013 Data from Janco suggests that the hiring freezes from 2008 have been halted as CIOs begin 2013 looking to hire IT management

Insurers Lead on Mobility, with a Catch
January 28, 2013 Forrester Research report shows insurance as an industry leader in enterprise mobile, with rising customer expectations and...

November IT Jobs Bump, But Caution Ahead
December 11, 2012 CIO survey reveals very few that are looking to hire within the next three months

Workers' Comp Carriers Investing in BI, Policy Admin Replacements
December 3, 2012 In this suffocating sector insurers are looking to tighten underwriting results as well as keep up with increasing reporting...

Data Breaches Remain Low on List of Identity Fraud Causes
November 26, 2012 A recent study from Travelers downplays the risk of digital platforms and transactions

BI and Analytics Dictate New Insurance IT Budgets
October 23, 2012 Particularly for P&C insurers, the drive for growth and competitive advantage through data continues to dictate IT budget...

The Four Pillars for Fraud Management
August 17, 2012 Deloitte recommends aligning the operating model, improving information quality and leveraging advanced technology tools and...

All Insurers Need to Prepare for, Invest in Big Data
August 17, 2012 Latest report from Gartner serves as a call-to-arms and guide for insurers putting off analytics, business intelligence and...

Health Care Hiring Leads Overall IT Job Growth
August 6, 2012 Federal employment numbers finds an increase of 20,400 IT jobs in July; more CIOs hire full-time professionals, Janco CEO says

SAS Upgrades GRC Software Quicker Compliance
May 10, 2012 Latest version aims at enhancements to functionality and flexibility of comprehensive risk management

Life Insurance CIOs Face Tech Trends with Integration, Communication
May 10, 2012 LOMA: Mobile apps, social media, cloud computing and other new technologies can all help insurers

No Skimping on Security Software
April 26, 2012 Revenue hit $17.7 billion in 2011; Symantec ranking as top global vendor: Gartner

Insurers Warming to Social Past ROI
April 3, 2012 Web 2.0 concepts meant to spark internal operations: Celent

Achieving a Mobile-First Mindset
January 31, 2012 Google’s Glen Reardon deconstructs the traditional three-step marketing model to find that mobility is a growing,...

Addressing Analytics in 2012
October 27, 2011 Business leaders vow to upgrade the talent and skill sets of employees surrounding underperforming analytics technologies,...

Report Forecasts IT Growth in 2012
October 6, 2011 Novarica’s most recent survey of insurance technology execs reveals increasing budgets and persistent modernization...

Report: ERM Still a Concern for P&C Industry
September 29, 2011 A.M. Best study acknowledges increasing recognition within the industry of enterprise risk management’s importance, but...

Survey: CIOs Gaining Responsibility, Business Influence
September 27, 2011 According to a Deloitte report, a position once seen as a “steward” of technology now lies at the forefront of...

Snapshot on Service Web 3.0
October 27, 2010 Research suggests a “Service Web” environment that offers constant integration with a digital world of personal and...

SIM Lists Top IT Concerns
September 16, 2010 New results from the Society for Information Management’s annual IT Industry Trend Survey identify business productivity...

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