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.
- Enterprise Architecture in an Agile World
- Top 10 Tips for Securing Your Mobile Devices and Sensitive Client Data
- Industry Insight: 4 Global Insurance Trends in Digital, Data, Content Services and Security
- Diving Deeper into Prioritizing Your Strategic Digital investments
- Why Content Rules
- How Mass Personalization Will Open the Small Business Benefits Market
- At Year End 2017, Will Your Organization Be Protected from Cyber Risks?
- Do Insurance Bots Dream of Mitigating Risk?
- Conditioned to Respond
- Managing & Mobilizing Insurance Data in a Connected World
- Race to the Finish Line
- New Tools, New Opportunities in Claims
- ITA LIVE: Reaching Insurance Industry Crossroads
- Advice to Insurance IT Leaders: Keep Your Eye on the Ball
- New Date, Venue for ITA LIVE 2017
- Guidewire Makes Major Push to Small and Midtier Market by Acquiring ISCS
- Insurance Disruption is Happening Right Now
- Insurity Adds Strategic Investment Partner, General Atlantic
- Beyond Transformation: The Convergence of Finance, Risk, and Actuarial Functions
- The Rapid Evolution of Consumer Protection Regulation
- Talent Hunt: Finding, Attracting, Retaining Top People
- Insurers Flexing Their Distribution Models
- Technology Driving Disruption in Insurance
- Fear of ‘Next Bubble’ Challenges Life, Annuity Carriers
- Technology Allows Commercial Lines Insurers to Stand Out
- Single Sign-on Viewed as Biggest Tech Challenge for Agencies
- ISCS Observes 20th Anniversary; Scurto Predicts Major Changes Ahead
- Policyholders and Their First Impressions
- Progressive Making Progress on the UBI Front
- High and Dry: Insurers Search for Disaster Recovery Plans
- Insurers Sign The (Un)Dotted Line
- Reflections of a Retired Insurance CIO
- Mobile Device Management Just One Answer to BYOD Issue
- Lessons from GEICO and Progressive on Winning the Critical Buying Stage
- You Are a Target for a Cyber Attack
- Web-based Systems are the Next Evolution in Claims Technology
- Gaining a “Wow” Experience from Web Users
- Time to Shift from Business/IT Alignment to Business/IT Alliance
- Healthcare Insurers Changing to Consumer Model
- Organization is the Key for Selecting Software Vendors
- Analysts Expound on the Needs of the Mid-tier Insurance Market
- Finding the Cure for Obamacare’s Website
- New Software Solutions Benefit Insurers on the Inside and Outside
- Products, Market Impede Investment in Systems for Life Insurers
- Combatting Cyber Threats: Predict, Prevent, Persist
- The Future of Telematics Heads Beyond Insurance
- The Shame in Cyber Security Lapses
- Building Policy Administration Systems for the Future
- Insurers Look Into The Eyes of Their Policyholders
- It’s a New Dawn for the ITA
INSURANCE IT NEWS
- Sapiens DECISION Recognized as a “Hot Vendor in Digital Business Platforms, 2017”
- DATAMATX Announces Prelude Software as New Solutions Partner
- Quadient Appoints Christian Hartigan President and General Manager of the Americas
- Gibraltar BSN Life Berhad Selects Majesco Distribution Management and Majesco Digital Solutions
- Desjardins General Insurance Group Deploys EIS Suite for Commercial Lines
- Acuity Modernizes Customer Communications Management with OpenText Exstream and ValueMomentum
- COUNTRY Financial Joins Roost’s Home Telematics Program
- Roost partners with The Weather Company
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 is pleased to present the 2014 Webinar Series. We have many topics for you to choose from and attendance is open to all ITA members. The webinar topics are current and exciting — ranging from predictive analytics to telematics and will focus on the direction insurance carriers need to follow for the future. All webinars are presented by insurance IT professionals along with some of the leading analysts and consultants in the field. There is no cost to attend an ITA webinar. For more information and to register for the webinar, click the “title” of the webinar below.
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