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We are all adjusting to new ways of living and working and one such adjustment, I’m sure many of us have now encountered, is the virtual conference. Beyond the obvious upsides such as not having to deal with the travel, the jet lag, the hotels, and the bad coffee, the virtual conference experience has been an interesting and enjoyable one.... Read More >
The Aspen release of InsuranceSuite brings a new era of agility to P&C insurers with solutions that empower business users, accelerate product launches and enable digital transformation. And while these solutions will reduce your business’s dependence on IT, Aspen will also help you reduce IT complexity – especially, with Guidewire Cloud Platform. ... Read More >
Since I joined Guidewire in 2018, the Products and Engineering team has focused on pivoting Guidewire to think and execute cloud-first. As a result, the first Aspen release is an enormous milestone for our customers and the P&C industry—as well as for Guidewire—in terms of both execution and product innovation. ... Read More >
The Future at Lloyd’s Blueprint One, the plan to transform the market, has been covered widely by City of London insurance pundits, but there is still a long way to go before we know what it looks like.... Read More >
May you live in interesting times, so goes the Chinese curse. 2019 has certainly been an interesting year for insurers.... Read More >
In the world of improvisational comedy, one of the unbreakable rules is to accept what your partner or fellow actors say and then add something to it. This is referred to as “Yes, and…” thinking. The idea is that you’re building a story together, rather than pivoting in a number of directions. How in the world do improv comedy techniques relate to innovation in property and casualty core systems? Hear me out.... Read More >
Digital transformation is a phrase used frequently in the insurance industry, and for good reason – keeping up with an increasingly digital and mobile world is critical for continuing to meet buyers’ needs. This transformation, like any major change, is rarely easy, and it can be particularly difficult for commercial lines insurers to know where to start.... Read More >
In the last decade, websites have become so ubiquitous that GoDaddy, one of the oldest and largest hosting providers in the U.S., was once a regular Super Bowl advertiser (until 2017). Maybe you remember the commercial that ran in 2017 and was so racy that it caused a lot of controversy. Cheap monthly hosting with easy-to-use tools and unlimited storage has made it easy to set up a website with a shared hosting provider like GoDaddy—without much thought about the security implications.... Read More >
How do you define “moving to the cloud”? The old cliché “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder” applies just as well to the definition of the cloud. It’s become a catch-all phrase for which people have their own definitions. Often when you think of the cloud, the common connotation and benefits are immediately around technology: simplifying IT by eliminating servers, reduced IT risk by removing data center operations, and increased security by centralizing software operations. ... Read More >

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