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One of the most common questions I’m asked is, “You’ve helped lots of insurers build core system business cases. What does the business case usually look like?” Here are a few thematic truths we’ve uncovered: Business cases are like snowflakes... Read More >
A frequent question that arises when planning any large IT project: “How do I manage the dependencies between all of this integration work going on at the same time?”... Read More >
I was recently working with one of the people responsible for a large Guidewire program. Their responsibility included keeping the team on track throughout an implementation project. As part of this work, we (Guidewire) made several recommendations that are intended to maintain momentum and lead to a healthy project assessment.... Read More >
Insurance carriers are obsessed with models. Catastrophe models, predictive models, statistical models – they are all the rage. Tyra Banks would be proud. Models (of the non-runway variety) are useful tools to answer questions like “what could happen” and “what might be”.  But these models are most useful when trying to speculate on the future. We should have better ways to evaluate the present and the past. ... Read More >