Chris McMahon is Senior Editor for Insurance Networking News, where he is responsible for ‘deep dive’ features in addition to his daily news and editing responsibilities. As a business journalist, he has concentrated on technology, markets, macroeconomics and now insurance.
Should Anthem and Cigna manage to accomplish their proposed $48 billion merger, senior IT management will have plenty to do, and headcount and budgets likely would increase, at least in the short term, according to industry experts.
As business intelligence and analytics technologies gain capabilities, insurers must augment internal data with data from sensors and the Internet of Things (IoT) to service and protect customers bette.
Telit Wireless Solutions and Agnik, a data analytics software company, will collaborate on internet-of-things applications and big data analytics for connected devices in the auto, home and health industries.