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SMA Research Identifies the Top 10 Imperatives for Insurers

December 18 2013 | Deb Smallwood

Boston, Massachusetts, December 18, 2013 – Strategy Meets Action (SMA) has just released a new research report – The Top 10 Imperatives for Insurers for 2014.This marks the fifth year for this report, and there is cause for reflection about how these key imperatives are shifting and what it means...

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SMA Research Identifies the Top 5 Next-Gen Technologies for Insurance: Investments are Increasing for All 5 Technologies

November 29 2013 | Mark Breading

Boston, Massachusetts, November 29, 2013 – Strategy Meets Action (SMA) has just released a new research brief – Next-Gen Technology Trends: New Opportunities and Challenges for Insurers. This SMA Research Brief identifies and prioritizes the top five next-gen technologies that insurers are investing in to achieve competitive advantage.

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IT Budget and Spending Realities and Trends

November 14 2013 | Deb Smallwood

Boston, Massachusetts, November 14, 2013 – Strategy Meets Action (SMA) has just released a new research report – IT Budget and Spending Realities and Trends in the North American P&C Insurance Industry.  This report investigates the current level of spending among North American P&C insurers, and explores the trends in...

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Strategy Meets Action Announces the 2013 SMA Innovation in Action Award Winners

September 16 2013 | Karen Furtado

Boston, Massachusetts, September 16, 2013– Strategy Meets Action (SMA), a leading insurance strategic advisory firm, announced the winners of the SMA Innovation in Action Awards during its annual SMA Summit at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Boston.

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SMA Research Suggests Key Factors for the Insurance Customer Experience

August 26 2013 | Mark Breading

Boston, Massachusetts, August 26, 2013 – Strategy Meets Action (SMA) has just released a new research brief – Innovation in the Insurance Customer Experience: Strategic Considerations for Insurers. This brief is the first in a series focusing on customer-centric enterprise transformation.

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Progress in Policy Administration Transformation

July 26 2013 | Karen Furtado

Boston, Massachusetts, July 26, 2013 – Strategy Meets Action (SMA), a leading insurance strategic advisory firm, has just released a new research report, Policy Administration: P&C Plans and Priorities.Results from SMA’s survey of North American property and casualty insurers show definite signs of real progress in transforming from legacy to...

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SMA Releases New Marketintel Offering that Links Industry Trends to Insurer Technology Investments

July 24 2013 | Deb Smallwood

Boston, Massachusetts, July 24, 2013 – Strategy Meets Action (SMA), a leading insurance strategic advisory firm, announces a new SMA offering for the US Property and Casualty (P&C) insurance industry that ties market and business trends to technology directions, decisions, and implications.

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Insurers Focused on Product Development Capabilities to Gain Market Edge

July 15 2013 | Karen Furtado

Boston, Massachusetts, July 15, 2013 – Strategy Meets Action (SMA), a leading insurance strategic advisory firm, announces a first-of-its-kind research report, Product Development: Insurer Plans and Priorities.Results from SMA’s survey of North American property and casualty insurers indicate that 70% of insurers will increase their level of spending for the...

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SMA Research Finds Life & Annuity Insurers Dramatically Increasing Spending on Data & Analytics

June 17 2013 | Mark Breading

Boston, Massachusetts, June 17, 2013 – Strategy Meets Action (SMA) has just released a new research report – Data and Analytics in Insurance: Life and Annuity Plans and Priorities for 2013 and Beyond. This report covers objectives, focus areas, project plans, and spending for L&A insurers.

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Telematics/Usage-Based Insurance: Implications for Agents

June 13 2013 | Mark Breading

Boston, Massachusetts, June 13, 2013 – Strategy Meets Action (SMA) has just released the fourth research brief in SMA’s Telematics/Usage-Based Insurance Series. This research reveals the distinct differences between the attitudes of agents and insurers regarding how UBI will affect their business. 

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