Technology / Social Media

  • Top of Mind for Insurance Leadership: New Business Models and Products in a New Digital Era of Insurance
    Top of Mind for Insurance Leadership: New Business Models and Products in a New Digital Era of Insurance

    Platform-based solutions enable innovation and speed to value in a rapidly changing insurance industry

    The digital era shift is realigning fundamental elements of business that require major adjustments from insurers in order for them to survive and thrive, according to a new thought leadership report released today by Majesco, a global provider of core insurance platform software and consulting services for insurance business transformation.
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  • Most Institutional Investors Are Optimistic about the Benefits of Emerging Technologies…
    Most Institutional Investors Are Optimistic about the Benefits of Emerging Technologies…

    But 3 out of 4 U.S. Firms Have Not Yet Considered How to Apply Them

    -Institutional investors worldwide expect that the influences of technology, new entrants to the market and consolidation will significantly reshape the investment industry landscape by 2025, according to the most recent edition of the Fidelity® Global Institutional Investor Survey.
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  • People, Priorities and Processes
    People, Priorities and Processes

    For insurers today, it's all about getting the data basics right

    Ben Moreland

    If you wanted to chart a course for “the perfect world” of insurance data collection and use, you would likely work in three stages. First, you would lay the groundwork by preparing the organization and its people and processes for a shift in how it governs and prioritizes its data and related projects. Next, you…
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  • Connecting with Customers Through the Keyboard
    Connecting with Customers Through the Keyboard

    Chat is no longer a novelty, and more customers expect their service providers to offer it

    by Kate Zabriskie

    Providing exceptional service via chat involves more than simply choosing a technology platform. Chat is a distinct communication channel with its own set of rules, and organizations that choose to implement a chat system need to prepare their service representatives to use it effectively.
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  • Cybersecurity and Small Businesses: Are You Protecting Your Customers?
    Cybersecurity and Small Businesses: Are You Protecting Your Customers?

    Many small business think they're not a target...  But they most definitely are

    Small businesses aren’t immune to cybercrime. The cyberthreat landscape has evolved; attacks don’t stem from just  rogue hackers hoping to get access to corporate secrets from large businesses.
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  • Retail Investors Say Technology Has Had Greater Impact on How They Manage Money Than on How They Work, Commute, Watch TV or Travel
    Retail Investors Say Technology Has Had Greater Impact on How They Manage Money Than on How They Work, Commute, Watch TV or Travel

    The Tech Effect: How the Digital Age is Changing Investing

    TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (Nasdaq: AMTD) today published “The Tech Effect: How the Digital Age is Changing Investing,” a new research report illustrating technology’s vast impact on everyday life. The survey of 1,000 American investors found that a fifth believe technology’s greatest impact on everyday life has been on how they manage money...
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  • Forget Food Delivery: Consumers More Hungry to Automate Their Finances Than Any Other Daily Task
    Forget Food Delivery: Consumers More Hungry to Automate Their Finances Than Any Other Daily Task

    Nearly 60 percent of Americans expect to use a robo-advisor by 2025

    Charles Schwab’s Consumer Digital Demands, a survey of 1,000 U.S. consumers, reveals that Americans are more likely to automate their day-to-day finances than other daily activities.
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  • Facebook’s Security Breach: What You Need to Know
    Facebook’s Security Breach: What You Need to Know

    Zuckerberg: A 'Very serious issue'

    This article was written by Shannon Boyle, Content Marketing Specialist for the Better Business Bureau Serving Eastern MA, ME, RI & VT. Reprinted with permission. Visit here.
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  • LIMRA and The Institutes RiskBlock Announce First Blockchain Use Case for Life Insurance and Annuity Sector
    LIMRA and The Institutes RiskBlock Announce First Blockchain Use Case for Life Insurance and Annuity Sector

    Mortality Monitor will help insurers address regulatory requirements to compare policyholder data with the Social Security Administration’s Death Master File

    LIMRA and The Institutes’ RiskBlock™ Alliance have announced the first blockchain use case for the insurance consortia’s newly formed life and annuity sector.
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  • Financial Services Firms Improve Their Cyber Resilience and Prevent More Than 80 Percent of Cyber Breaches
    Financial Services Firms Improve Their Cyber Resilience and Prevent More Than 80 Percent of Cyber Breaches

    Yet risks associated with emerging technologies, including machine learning and artificial intelligence, are prevalent and challenge existing security defenses

    Despite the volume of cyberattacks doubling in 2017, financial services firms are closing the gap on cyberattacks, having stopped four in five of all breach attempts last year, up from two-thirds in 2016, according to a new research study from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
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  • Millennials & Financial Literacy
    Millennials & Financial Literacy

    TIAA Survey display low levels of financial literacy; Those who use financial technology do not always make sound financial decisions

    A new report, released today by the TIAA Institute and the Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center (GFLEC) at the George Washington University School of Business, found there is a financial literacy gap among millennials. The report also found that while most millennials use their smartphones to manage their personal finances, financial technology (fin-tech) does not…
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  • Companies Adopt Anything-as-a-Service (XaaS) to Move Faster, Innovate Better
    Companies Adopt Anything-as-a-Service (XaaS) to Move Faster, Innovate Better

    Democratizing access to new technologies by making them more affordable and easily available

    Companies under pressure to move faster due to competitive shifts fueled by technology-driven business models are turning to Anything-as-a-Service (XaaS) to tap into advanced technologies quickly.
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  • For College Students-Investors, It’s Think Or Swim
    For College Students-Investors, It’s Think Or Swim

    TD Ameritrade Announces Open Registration for its 2018 Virtual Trading Challenge

    Add it to the resume under “real-world experience.” College students across the U.S. can now through October 1, 2018 register to partake in TD Ameritrade’s fifth-annual thinkorswim Challenge – no trading experience necessary.
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