ITA LIVE Will Be Illuminating for CIOs
Robert Regis Hyle | April 19, 2016
Pardon me for bragging a bit, but this is one of the most important weeks of the year for the Insurance Technology Association. The second annual ITA LIVE begins on Wednesday (April 20), and it promises to be an illuminating event for the insurers who will be in attendance at the Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort and Spa.
The theme for ITA LIVE is Today/Tomorrow. There are a good many of us who are focused strictly on the here and now. We don’t have time to look beyond the next six months. Even those who are stuck in situations such as this know how dangerous that can be.
Those who deal in the world of technology have to be on alert for what is around the next corner because the advancements we see each year are game-changing for many insurers. Carriers can’t afford to cede competitive advantage to rival carriers.
If the lessons of the past have taught us anything, though, it is that today is the most important day in the life of our customers. Their focus is on what their business partners can do for them right now, not 12 months from now. If we forget that lesson we will always be scrambling to catch up.
There will be some outstanding speakers at ITA LIVE discussing important topics ranging from achieving leadership skills to weathering the storms of a core systems replacement to some of the technology of the future that you will need to deploy sooner rather than later.
In particular, keynote speaker Jan Randhawa will bring a message that fellow insurance CIOs should embrace. In an interview for ITA Pro magazine, Randhawa said, “There has never been a better time to be a CIO. Technology has penetrated every aspect of the business, which creates a huge leverage for CIOs to take more leadership opportunities. The opportunity is there, so now CIOs have to figure out how to take the lead.”
Certainly one way to take the lead is to gather information from intelligent sources, such as those to be found at ITA LIVE. This is a great opportunity to learn as well as to share with others. Face-to-face contact remains the best way to communicate and you should never pass up opportunities such as ITA LIVE to become better at every aspect of what you do.
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The Email Chat is a regular feature of the ITA Pro magazine and website. We send a series of questions to an insurance IT leader in search of thought-provoking responses on important issues facing the insurance industry.
ITA LIVE 2019
The tide is up! It's time to register for ITA LIVE 2019, our annual educational and networking conference! Our theme is "The InsurTech Revolution: Cutting Through the Hype." and we'll be bringing in a torrent of industry thought leaders, amazing insight and wonderful perspectives on the world of insurtech and its impact on the insurance landscape.
ITA LIVE 2019 will present real-life examples of true startup technologies that are helping insurers gain real advantage -- and a competitive edge -- in the marketplace. We’ll highlight the more successful InsurTech partnerships, while offering case studies that demonstrate exciting innovation and cutting-edge techniques impacting all aspects of the insurance ecosystem.
Ride the wave to LIVE 2019. Sign up today! We look forward to seeing you in May, 2019!
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