Blog Archive

2013-03

Fraud….  For anyone in insurance, the word causes furrowed eyebrows and grim looks. It’s out there and we know it. It costs the global insurance industry tens of billions of dollars annually and has been around since the advent of insurance. Still, much of the work on ‘prevention’ has only occurred post-claim, mitigating the damage done and creating punitive precedents to discourage would-be fraudsters. Is it time for that to change? I think so.... Read More >
The world of insurance has been changing at an ever-increasing pace.  Gone are the days when carriers could establish a product mix, develop technical solutions and ride the wave for decades.  Now, insurance carriers need to continually reinvent and transform themselves to create, maintain or... Read More >
Vegas-style WWE wrestling as is now seen on TV. These were old fellas, who probably worked the mines when they weren’t dressed in leotards rolling around an unused school gym. My favorite wrestler went by the moniker Big Daddy, a brick wall of a Yorkshire man whose real name was Shirley Crabtree.... Read More >
Many of the best engineering problems form at the crossroads of competing interests: material strength versus weight for rocket parts, displacement versus efficiency for engines, or energy density versus longevity (or perhaps flammability) for batteries.... Read More >
Alternatively, you could go with a recruiting pitch of: Join our team - it’s like working in The Matrix!... Read More >
As in “I love loss development triangles!” (Wait, what were you thinking?) I love them so much I made a couple hundred thousand of them*.... Read More >
In the business world there is a common refrain, “the customer is king”. The point is that no matter what business you are in, whether you’re selling insurance policies or insurance software, customer satisfaction is paramount. From Guidewire’s founding until today, this principle has driven and continues to drive everything we do: build quality products, sell them with integrity, and help customers go live and transform their businesses.... Read More >