Technology / Social Media

  • Big Data & You
    Big Data & You

    Insurers Must Shift from Report-Driven to Data-Driven Strategy to Succeed in Digital Insurance 2.0

    Majesco (NYSE AMERICAN: MJCO), a global provider of core insurance platform software and consulting services for insurance business transformation, today announced the release of a new thought leadership report, Digital Insurance 2.0: Building your Future on a Robust Data Foundation, which details the opportunity, and provides a roadmap, for insurers to fully leverage the power…
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  • Why Crypto-Currency Will Define How We Do Business
    Why Crypto-Currency Will Define How We Do Business

    Three reasons cryptocurrency is likely to be ‘the future of commerce’

    by Brian Sewell

    I would rather see the SEC make a methodical decision, with thoughtful guidelines, to approve a cryptocurrency ETF than a rash decision to reject one. And though the agency may not reach a final decision until next year on the proposed SolidX Bitcoin Shares ETF, I think the agency will eventually approve it.
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  • Insurance and Millennials: Challenging Assumptions About Values and Behaviors
    Insurance and Millennials: Challenging Assumptions About Values and Behaviors

    By 2019, they will eclipse thBoomers as the largest living generation

    Cake & Arrow, a customer experience design agency that designs and builds digital products for the insurance industry, today published a white paper based upon the results of a survey of over 300 Millennials exploring the mindsets, values, and behaviors of Millennials– using Pew Research's definition of those born between the years 1981 and 1996.
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  • The Shift in Business and Technology Requires a New Cyber Security Mindset
    The Shift in Business and Technology Requires a New Cyber Security Mindset

    How Big-Data is changing the daily lives of global business

    With the increasing use of cloud computing and storage, widespread acceptance of Internet of Things, as well as the growing number of systems, remote users, and big data sets within organizations, today's business environment and security risks have evolved enormously and require a shift in our cyber security mindset and practices.
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  • Ten Traits Of Successful Advisors
    Ten Traits Of Successful Advisors

    How the emergence of the fee-based channel is driving new innovation, disrupting the status quo and transforming the future of the industry

    Change is a constant in the fast-moving financial advisory space. The race is on—and there is no turning back. The most successful advisors are already a step ahead.
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  • Millennials 93% More Likely than Baby Boomers to Have Negative Opinion of Credit Cards
    Millennials 93% More Likely than Baby Boomers to Have Negative Opinion of Credit Cards

    Correlation between age and wealth, emergence of trends like peer-to-peer platforms color the attitude of credit

    People under the age of 30 are 93% more likely to have a negative opinion of credit cards than people age 59+, according to WalletHub’s 2018 Summer Credit Card Survey, released today. One reason for that... is that “younger people are having more trouble managing their credit card debt. That would give a person a…
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  • What’s Driving The  Mobile Trading Spike?
    What’s Driving The Mobile Trading Spike?

    Increased mobile trading activity among retail investors leads to record-breaking first half of 2018

    TD Ameritrade1 reports significant growth in mobile trading activity so far this year, with record-breaking trades placed on mobile devices and record daily average users on its mobile apps.
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  • Cyber-Threats, Cyber-Security & The Perceptions on State of Digital Trust
    Cyber-Threats, Cyber-Security & The Perceptions on State of Digital Trust

    How do consumers really feel about the companies to whom they entrust their data?

    CA Technologies (NASDAQ:CA) today revealed the results of an extensive global survey of consumers, cybersecurity professionals and business executives about their views on digital trust. Conducted by analyst firm Frost & Sullivan, the inaugural report, titled “Global State of Digital Trust Survey and Index 2018,” highlights how consumers perceive and trust organizations to protect their…
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  • Prudential and Babylist Introduce the First Life Policy New Parents Can Add to Registry
    Prudential and Babylist Introduce the First Life Policy New Parents Can Add to Registry

    Partnering makes it simpler for the growing population of millennial parents to insure their families from day one

    Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU), and Babylist, the fastest-growing baby registry in the United States, launched a new strategic relationship to create a crowd-funded life insurance solution designed specifically for expecting parents, which is now available as an add-on to their baby registries.
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  • Overview On The Global Economy
    Overview On The Global Economy

    The outlook, while improving, is colored by elevated political risk

    Growth in the global economy was little changed in 2016 from the previous year with real gross domestic product (GDP) up 2.5%. Advanced economies’ GDP remained below the pre-financial crisis average, but was slightly above the annual average of the previous 10 years.
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  • Millennials Want More Access to Advisors
    Millennials Want More Access to Advisors

    Study: They Value Financial Planning as Much as a Bonus

    It’s easy to pigeon-hole the millennial generation into a digital box where every human interaction, every question and every answer or solution is transacted via a screen.
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  • LIMRA’s Advanced Sales Forum to Examine Impact of New Tax Laws
    LIMRA’s Advanced Sales Forum to Examine Impact of New Tax Laws

    A forum for advanced sales pros; Ne insights for financial services

    The impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on the insurance industry will be one of the many conversations that take place at the 2018 LIMRA Advanced Sales Forum, which will be held in Chicago on August 6-8, 2018.
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  • Geographic Information Systems Usher In The Age of Location Intelligence
    Geographic Information Systems Usher In The Age of Location Intelligence

    The Most Important Technology for Insurance That No One Talks About

    by Mark Breading

    Geographic Information Systems (GIS) may conjure up images among insurers of an old technology that tends to be used by a few passionate specialists at their company.
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