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Telematics/Usage-Based Insurance

A Catalyst for Change

Authors:

Richard Welch, Guest Author

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Publication Date: November 30, 2012

Number of Pages: 11

Price: $995.00 USD

Any company with a stake in the personal auto insurance business must recognize that usage-based insurance (UBI) is a market disrupting force that will have a major impact over the... more »

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Innovation in Insurance

Modernize.Optimize.Innovate

Authors:

Deborah M. Smallwood, Founder

Publication Date: September 24, 2012

Number of Pages: 7

Price: $395.00 USD

Is innovation really happening in insurance? This SMA Research Brief tackles that question head on, based on a recent SMA survey and innovation discussions with insurers. more »

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Data and Analytics in Insurance

Life and Annuity Plans and Priorities

Authors:

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Publication Date: October 1, 2012

Number of Pages: 27

Price: $995.00 USD

This SMA report explores both the current state and future plans for data and analytics in the life and annuity industry, highlighting meaningful differences between individual and group lines, and... more »

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Data and Analytics in Insurance

Property and Casualty Plans and Priorities

Authors:

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Publication Date: September 10, 2012

Number of Pages: 26

Price: $995.00 USD

This SMA report explores both the current state and future plans for data and analytics in the property and casualty industry, highlighting meaningful differences between personal and commercial lines, and... more »

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Ideation and Crowdsourcing Power

Expanding Idea Generation in Insurance

Authors:

Karen Furtado, Partner

Publication Date: July 27, 2012

Number of Pages: 5

Price: $395.00 USD

In today’s supercharged competitive world, it is critically important for insurers to find a way to capitalize on the expertise and creativity of their employees and the external market. more »

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Data and Analytics in Insurance

The Dawn of a New Era

Authors:

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Publication Date: July 17, 2012

Number of Pages: 27

Price: $1,495.00 USD

Data and analytics are taking center stage in insurance with the potential to reshape the industry. more »

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The Management of Policy Documents: What Software Option is Best for Your Company?

An SMA Point/Counterpoint Research Brief

Authors:

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Karen Furtado, Partner

Publication Date: July 12, 2012

Number of Pages: 8

Price: $395.00 USD

Next generation technology advancements have ushered in a wave of new distribution and interaction channels, creating requirements for e-delivery that further complicate the already complex world of forms and document management. more »

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Claims Transformation

Positioning for the Future

Authors:

Karen Furtado, Partner

Publication Date: June 11, 2012

Number of Pages: 32

Price: $1,495.00 USD

The transformation of claims operations is well underway in some insurance organizations and just getting started in others. more »

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The Paper to Digital Transformation in Insurance

Authors:

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Publication Date: April 13, 2012

Number of Pages: 29

Price: $995.00 USD

The paper-intensive insurance industry is undergoing a long transition to digital. This research report investigates which areas of the insurance business have made the most progress in reducing paper and... more »

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Mobile and Social for Insurance: The Buzz to Bizz Gap

Authors:

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Publication Date: April 5, 2012

Number of Pages: 6

Price: $95.00 USD

While social media and mobile are two very different ‘animals’, they frequently get lumped into the same conversational bucket. more »

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SMA 2012 Top 10 Imperatives

Authors:

Deborah M. Smallwood, Founder

Karen Furtado, Partner

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Mary Ann Garwood, Partner

Publication Date: March 30, 2012

Number of Pages: 15

Price: $95.00 USD

This research report presents SMA’s annual look at the Top 10 Imperatives for Insurers. These imperatives have been defined using SMA’s research and analysis as well as the insight gained... more »

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New Perspectives on Mobile Technologies for Insurance

A SMA Research Brief

Authors:

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Publication Date: February 29, 2012

Number of Pages: 4

Price: $95.00 USD

This SMA Research Brief takes a concise look at the status of mobile apps in the insurance industry. more »

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Underwriting Automation

Insurer Plans and Trends

Authors:

Deborah M. Smallwood, Founder

Publication Date: February 20, 2012

Number of Pages: 30

Price: $1,495.00 USD

This report is part of a series of SMA research reports on specific insurance capability areas in the North American insurance industry. more »

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2012 Insurance Ecosystem: Positioning for Growth

Insurer Technology Spending, Drivers and Projects

Authors:

Deborah M. Smallwood, Founder

Karen Furtado, Partner

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Mary Ann Garwood, Partner

Publication Date: January 31, 2012

Number of Pages: 13

Price: $1,495.00 USD

This report, part of SMA's annual Insurance Ecosystem Research Series, addresses IT spending patterns in the North American property and casualty and life and annuities insurance industry. more »

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