Apollo 13 and Insurers’ Moral-Technical Innovation Challenge

Insurance carriers may have an abundance of technical resources at their command, but without a sense of urgency, a sufficient level of morale that sparks creativity and genuine commitment, their survival over the longer term remains uncertain.

3 Criteria for Questions on an Insurance System RFP

It’s not so much whether an RFP is long or short but whether the questions you include are truly relevant. Chuck Ruzicka recommends three criteria for determining which questions do or do not belong on an insurance system RFP.

When It Comes to Data Migration, the 80/20 Rule Applies

Roughly 20% of your data “pea pods” will contain peas that cause all sorts of migration problems. A good migration utility, however, can quickly make those peas sweet and help the whole data transition go down smoothly and efficiently.

5 Best Practices for Successful Technology Deployment

Failed technology initiatives are legendary in the insurance industry, but embracing deployment best practices will ensure successful initiatives in the face of limited resources and the rapidly changing technology and regulatory landscapes.

CIO Survivors: Insurance IT Leaders Who Have Endured, and Why That Matters

Depending on the circumstances, a short CIO stint may be the best option for both the carrier and the executive in question. However, as we explore in this first issue of Insurance Innovation Reporter, there are significant advantages to CIO longevity and major disadvantages to short CIO tenure.