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June 16, 2022
We recently facilitated a roundtable discussion focused on insurers from the Greater Philadelphia area. These roundtable meetings are confidential knowledge-sharing meetings where our team can share recent research results and participants can discuss industry trends. This latest discussion, guided by the interests of participating CIOs, focused on three major concepts that the modern insurer...
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May 19, 2022
Aite-Novarica Group’s Insurance practice recently facilitated a Special Interest Group meeting focused on group and voluntary benefits. Our Special Interest Groups are confidential knowledge-sharing meetings tailored to specific lines of business where our team shares recent research and participants discuss industry trends. This latest session focused on issues carriers in this highly...
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April 26, 2022
Earlier this month, we hosted our first Special Interest Group meeting of the year, which focused on individual life insurance carriers. These virtualized events bring companies from across North America together to explore new Aite-Novarica Group research and to dive deeper into key challenges, and opportunities, confronting carriers in the emergent late-pandemic era. A number of key themes...
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April 13, 2022
Innovation has transitioned from novelty to competency at many insurers, and organizations continue to look for ways to bring more innovative practices into everyday use. I recently had the opportunity to facilitate our most recent meeting of Aite-Novarica’s Innovation Advisory Board, an insurer knowledge-sharing community that discusses innovation trends and practices. This month, enabling...
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March 3, 2022
For insurance carrier IT organizations, this is a time of both great advancement and careful consideration for the future. An array of new technologies and deployment options make an installation today better, more functional, and more resilient than anything we have seen before. In many ways, these factors can even alter our perception of what an IT organization needs to do. Many carriers...
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February 10, 2022
As the pandemic continues, retirement services providers are finding it a challenge to modernize core systems while also addressing new data and digital needs. At Aite-Novarica’s most recent Retirement Services Research Group meeting on January 27, my colleagues Nancy Casbarro, Mitch Wein, and I led a discussion that covered topics like this. The meeting centered on major issues facing the...
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January 20, 2022
As we roll into 2022, we find ourselves revisiting foundational assumptions about how businesses work and how companies can create competitive advantages for themselves. Change is always with us, and businesses evolve as they balance investment priorities and risk tolerance. Sometimes, however, seismic shifts cause the world to change so quickly that failure to adapt can lead organizations into...
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January 4, 2022
As we close out year two of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s becoming clear that the new normal we’ve adjusted to is here to stay. Addressing the permanence of remote work and emerging risk were top of mind in our most recent meeting of Aite-Novarica Group’s Innovation Advisory Board, an innovation knowledge-sharing group for insurers. We heard from Charlie Sidoti, Executive Director of InnSure, an...
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December 14, 2021
The end of the year is a natural time to consider where we are and what the immediate future holds. The pandemic era has been difficult, to say the least. We face a world that has changed in several fundamental ways, presenting us with new challenges and opportunities. I.T. professionals should stay aware of the following factors to guide them through what comes next. Labor markets have...
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November 22, 2021
One of the great maritime concepts with direct application in the business world is “sea change.” Sea changes are transformational events that alter the world in profound ways. What follows will bear little resemblance to the past, and the assumptions that worked well before can be off by orders of magnitude. What once led to success could now be a recipe for failure. Black swan events (i.e.,...
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